Lorenzo Sbaffi

Lorenzo Sbaffi

Conductor

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2017Verdi: La TraviataConductor
2017Donizetti: RitaConductor
2017Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, B. 178, Op. 95, E minor (From the New World)Conductor
2017Rodrigo: Concierto De AranjuezConductor
2017Holst: 2nd Suite For Military BandConductor
2017Holst: 1st Suite For Military BandConductor
2017Mozart: Concerto For Two Pianos, K. 365/316a, E-flatConductor
2017Gounod: Petite Symphonie (little Symphony For Wind Instruments)Conductor
2016Mozart: RequiemConductor
2016Strauss R.: Serenade, Op. 7, Trv 106, E-flat MajorConductor
2016Mozart: Divertimento, K. 136Conductor
2016Mozart: Divertimento, K. 138Conductor
2015Pergolesi: La Serva PadronaConductor
2015Dvorák: Mass In D Major, Op. 86Conductor
2015Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Op. 90, A major (Italian)Conductor
2015Haydn: Symphony No. 103, E-flat Major (drum Roll)Conductor
2015Haydn: Symphony No. 49, F Minor (la Passione)Conductor
2013Beethoven: Violin Concerto Op. 61, D MajorConductor
2013Prokofiev: Peter And The Wolf, Op. 67Conductor
2012Sibelius: Violin ConcertoConductor
2012Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 Op.64 Th 29, E MinorConductor
2011Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, A majorConductor
2011Brahms: Symphony No. 4, Op. 98, E MinorConductor
2011Mozart: Symphony No. 41, K. 551, C Major (jupiter)Conductor
2011Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26Conductor
2010Beethoven: Symphony No. 4, Op. 60, B-flat majorConductor
2010Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Op. 68, F major (Pastorale)Conductor
2010Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68, C MinorConductor
2010Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83, B-flat MajorConductor
2009Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Op. 21, C majorConductor
2009Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, Op. 36, D majorConductor
2009Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Op. 55, E-flat majorConductor
2009Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Op. 67, C minor (Fate)Conductor
2009Brahms: Symphony No. 2, Op. 73, D MajorConductor
2008Mozart: Symphony No. 40, K. 550, G MinorConductor
2007Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a (for orchestra)Conductor
2006Wagner: Siegfried Idyll Wwv 103Conductor

Bio




His wide repertoire ranges from late Baroque to contemporary music of present day, with a special penchant for classical and romantic symphonism of Central Europe and Scandinavia, so that he has been defined by the renowned maestro Jorma Panula as one of the few Italian conductors who loves, knows and deeply understands Jean Sibelius’s music. He has been privileged to premiere works by such composers as Fernando Sulpizi, Mario Mariani, Roberta Silvestrini, in addition to his own compositions. In 2009 he obtained a tremendous success with the world premiere of his Requiem "to the death souls of livings" for soloists, choir and orchestra (2010 Hyperprism Editions), on the podium of the FORM Filarmonica Marchigiana Orchestra, Italy.
He has been working with world renowned artists such as Mstislav Rostropovich, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Luciano Berio, Riccardo Muti, Krystian Zimerman, Frans Bruggen, Mario Ancillotti, Leonidas Kavakos, Kim Kashkashian, Roberto Fabbriciani, Sergio De Simone, Daniel Rivera, Paolo Carlini, Gustav Kuhn. He has given overall more than 500 concerts and performances in Italy, Germany, Austria, Finland, France, Greece, Slovakia, Portugal, Swizerland, China, Mexico, recording for Amadeus, Dynamic, Bongiovanni, Rai, T.F.E., Legend, Col Legno and Hyperprism.
 He led among others the FORM-Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana, the Orchestra da Camera di Perugia, the Filarmonica Centro Italia  (Italy), the Slovak State Philarmonic Kosice (Slovak), the Pori Sinfonietta, the Vaasa City Orchestra (Finland), the Pazardzhik Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria) and the Shanghai Opera House (China). He is music director of the Camerata Musicale del Gentile. He has been the project manager and conductor of the charity project "Lirico Struiamo", itinerant opera on truck in the earthquake areas of Center Italy with "La Traviata" by G. Verdi and "La Bohème" by G. Puccini with the direction of Pierluigi Cassano. Also worthy of note are his conducting of "Serva Padrona" by G. B. Pergolesi and "Rita" by G. Donizetti respectively with the direction of Luca Ramacciotti and Enrico De Feo.
He is an active composer, his music has been performed in many festivals in Italy, in Portugal for the 60th anniversary of Centro National de Cultura of Lisbon, in Finland in the Vaasa City Hall, and during the What Ever Works music festival 2016 in Turku. His compositions, often characterized by an ironic and informal approach, range from solo instruments, vocal and choral music, to big orchestras. His "concerto for strings" has been chosen by maestro Jorma Panula and premiered in 2012 during an international tour of the Vaasa Kaupunginorkesteri. 
 He is teacher of Orchestral Practice at "P. Mascagni" Conservatory of Music, Livorno and director of“Bartolomeo Barbarino” Music School in Fabriano (Italy), that received the Paul Harris Fellow prize by the Rotary Foundation in 2014. In 2013 he received the award Musicalità fabrianese from the Carifac Foundation in occasion of the 20th symphonic season "I concerti del Gentile" (Fabriano, Italy). In 2018 he has been invited to bepresident of the jury of the 37° edition of “R. Lipizer” international violin competition, Gorizia (Italy).
He studied conducting with Gustav Kuhn and Jorma Panula. He has been student of Manlio Benzi at "G. Rossini" Conservatory and he attended masterclasses held by Leif Segerstam and sir Colin Metters. He received his master degrees with full marks and honors in violin, composition and conducting from F. Morlacchi Conservatory in Perugia and G. Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro.
Interested in experimental archeology, he is a member of the Risveglio Association, with which performs searches, experiments and improvisations on the music and theatre of the Etruscan.
Lover and scholar of philosophy, he combines his musical profession with his love for farming, taking care of his family-run olive grove and vineyard in his free time.






























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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Concerto For Violin No. 5, K. 219, A Major (turkish) Immediately Teatro Goldoni Livorno 2018
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite Immediately Teatro Goldoni Livorno 2018
Márquez: Danzón No. 2 Immediately Teatro Goldoni Livorno 2018
Weber: Bassoon Concerto, J. 127, Op. 75, F Major Immediately Teatro Goldoni Livorno 2018
Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11 Immediately Teatro Goldoni Livorno 2018

Awards

musicalità Fabrianese by Carifac Foundation
2017