Lorenzo Coladonato‚ Conductor
G. Verdi - Sinfonia "La forza de
Celso Albelo sings "Una furtiva
Leo Nucci sings "pietà‚ rispetto
Weber - Der Beherrscher der Geister, Ouvertüre
J. Strauss: Maskenball-Quadrille op. 272
U. Giordano - Intermezzo from "Fedora"
Tenor Konstantin Lee "Che gelida manina" (La Bohème) G.Puccini
Hugo Laporte "Largo al factotum" Il barbiere di Siviglia - G. Rossini
Hannah Bradbury - De lieti auguri (Lisa's second aria) - La Sonnambula, V. Bellini
Lorenzo Coladonato, the first prize winner of the fifth "Blue Danube International Opera Competition - 2013", was born in Italy, graduated from the "Conservatorio G. Verdi" Milan, where he studied piano, composition and conducting. He has participated in master classes with conductors like Aldo Ceccato, Bernard Haitink, Helmuth Rilling and Yuri Simonov.
From 2001 to 2010 he worked at the Zurich Opera House where in 2008 made an impressive debut as conductor with R. Schumann’s "Genoveva". There he also had the chance to work with several world renowned personalities; in particular, the artistic figure and charisma of Nello Santi and Nikolaus Harnoncourt have been very important to his artistic development.
From 2010 to 2013 he was resident conductor of the Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra (Germany), and from to 2015 until 2016 served as General Music Director of the Mersin State Opera and Ballet, Mersin (Turkey).
In 2011 he made a successful debut at the prestigious Festspielhaus Baden-Baden with the National Philharmonic of Russia and violinist David Garrett. This concert was broadcast by the German TV Channel ARD - Das Erste and it has been issued on DVD by DECCA – Universal.
In 2015 he conducted a new production of Bellini’s "Sonnambula" in Salzburg, "Tosca" in Koblenz and he made a successful debut with Puccini’s "Turandot" at the Bregenz Festival.
In 2016 he conducted, amongst others, "Nozze di Figaro", "Eugene Onegin" and "Macbeth".
With more than 200 performed concerts and a repertoire of nearly 70 operas (from the baroque era to 20th century) he is a skilled and experienced musician, who feels at home in both the symphonic repertoire and on the operatic stage.
Lorenzo Coladonato has conducted singers like Vesselina Kasarova, Giuseppe Giacomini, Vittorio Grigolo, Salvatore Licitra, Leo Nucci and Ruggero Raimondi, in Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Russia and China.
Amongst the orchestras he has worked with: Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Zurich Opera House Orchestra, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Musikkollegium Winterthur,
Symphony Orchestra of New Russia – Moscow, the National Philharmonic of Russia, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Norddeutsche Philharmonie – Rostock, Rheinische
Philharmonie Koblenz, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie – Konstanz, China National Centre for Performing Arts Orchestra – Beijing, National Theatre Orchestra Belgrade, Orquesta de Valencia (Spain), Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y Leon, the Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra – Milan.
Lorenzo Coladonato speaks Italian, German, English, French and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of Turkish.
CV & Repertoire
|Musical Work||Jump-in ready?||Company||Year|
|Verdi: Don Carlo||Immediately||Festival Gut Immling||2018|
|Puccini: La Bohème||Immediately||Festival Gut Immling||2018|
|Verdi: Don Carlo||Festival Gut Immling||2018|
|Verdi: Il Trovatore||Immediately||Orchester Musikkollegium Winterthur||2017|
|Competition - Singer||Landau, Jugendstil-Festhalle||2017|