Andrea Vitello

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Andrea Vitello

Andrea Vitello (born 20 September 1977) is an Italian conductor.

Biography[edit]

Andrea Vitello is an Italian conductor, mainly known as interpreter of the contemporary repertoire and of the Italian music of XX Century.[1]. He studied Choral Composition and Conducting at Conservatorio Giovanni Battista Martini in Bologna with a thesis on and a modern edition of Camillo Cortellini's Missa I Toni 8 Vocum (1609) later published by Gardane [2] and recorded by Chamber Choir of Bologna [3] Orchestra Conducting in Accademia Musicale Pescarese under the guidance of Donato Renzetti.

Andrea Vitello has conducted orchestras such as MÁV Symphony Orchestra, The Soloists of Russia, Thessaloniki Symphony Orchestra [4], Korea Soloists Orchestra, Argento Ensemble [5], Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo, Koszalin Philharmonic Orchestra[6], Khabarovsk "Far East" Symphony Orchestra], Orchestra of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, Lomza Philharmonic Orchestra [7], I Solisti della Scala, Orchestra di Toscana Classica in venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York [8], Seul Art Center in Seul, Perm Philharmonic Hall in Perm, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari[9], Sala Verdi in Milan [10], Goldoni Theatre in Florence, Megaron in Thessaloniki.

He gained an international reputation thanks to his discographic publications, in particular his Warner Classics CD with I Solisti della Scala that includes the first recording of Igor Stravinsky's "Octet for wind instruments" by the musicians of La Scala Opera House and the first recording of Peter Eötvös' "Octet" and his recording of Arnold Schönbergs’s Pierrot Lunaire, featuring the "Actress of the voice" Anna Clementi as a soloist.

Andrea Vitello conducted premiéres by authors such as Peter Eötvös, Tristan Murail, Oliver Schneller, Andrea Portera, Alessio Elia, Albertas Navickas, Rita Ueda and promotes young composers discovering and conducting their music. He also rediscovered and conducted several neglected works by less known Italian composers, such as Guido Alberto Fano, Silvio Omizzolo, Mario Pilati, Gian Francesco Malipiero.

He conducted soloists such as Roberto Prosseda, Andrea Bacchetti, Francesca Leonardi, Anna Clementi, Filippo Mineccia, Valentina Varriale, Julia Nikolaieva, Felix Del Tredici, Nolan Tsang, David Taylor.

He teaches Musical Iconography at Scuola di Musica di Fiesole [11] and is founder and Artistic Director of Antal Doráti International Conducting Competition [12] in Budapest and of Florence Conducting Masterclass in Florence [13]

Discography[edit]

  • Igor Stravinsky, Peter Eötvös and others: Octets; I Solisti della Scala; Warner Classics 2018
  • Arnold Schönberg: Pierrot Lunaire op. 21; Andrea Portera: Red Music; BIOS Ensemble; Continuo Records 2014[14]
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Robert Schumann: Symphony n° 2 in C major op. 61; MAV Symphony Orchestra; Bortolotto, Cicchese, Leonardi; Amadeus 2018[15]
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero: Symphony n° 6 “Degli archi”; Artes National Orchestra; Tactus 2015[16]
  • Antonio Salieri: La piccola arlecchinata; Andreini, Bambi, Calamai; Teatro Goldoni, Florence; Ekidia Records 2012

Reviews[edit]

  • Das Orchester: Johannes Killyen[17]
  • Das Orchester: Gerhard Anders[18]
  • Limelight Magazine: Ben Wilkie[19]
  • Il Corriere Musicale: Stefano Cascioli[20]
  • Classic Voice: Paolo Petazzi[21]
  • Il Corriere della sera: Enrico Girardi[22]
  • La Repubblica: Angelo Foletto[23]
  • Pizzicato Magazine: Remy Frank[24]

Awards[edit]

  • 5 stars Musica Magazine to the CD "Pierrot Lunaire, Red Music"[25]
  • 5 Stars Musica Magazine to the CD "Octets"

Notes[edit]

  1. [1] Musica+ Magazine Interview Jan. 2018
  2. [2] Gardane.info
  3. [3] Camillo Cortellini: Complete Masses; Tactus TC.560380
  4. [4] TCG.gr
  5. [5] Argento Music
  6. [6] Koszalin Philharmonic
  7. [7] Lomza Philharmonic
  8. [8] Carnegie Hall
  9. [9] Camerata Musicale Barese
  10. [10] Serate Musicali Milan
  11. [11] Scuola di Musica di Fiesole
  12. [12] Antal Doráti Competition
  13. [13] Florence Conducting Masterclass
  14. [14]Continuo Records
  15. [15] Amadeus
  16. [16] Tactus
  17. [17] Das Orchester: Johannes Killyen
  18. [18] Das Orchester: Gerhard Anders
  19. [19] Limelight Magazine: Ben Wilkie
  20. [20] Il Corriere Musicale: Stefano Cascioli
  21. [21] Classic Voice: Paolo Petazzi
  22. [22] Il Corriere della sera: Enrico Girardi
  23. [23] La Repubblica: Angelo Foletto
  24. [24] Pizzicato Magazine: Remy Frank
  25. [25] Continuo Records page on the "Pierrot Lunaire & Red Music"

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