director de orquesta, Francesco Ivan Ciampa
Born in Avellino in 1982, he graduated in orchestral conducting at the “Santa Cecilia” Conservatory in Rome, he continued his studies in the most important national and international schools and academies under the authoritative guidance of artists such as Carlo Maria Giulini and Bruno Aprea.He worked as Assistant of Maestro Pappano and M° Oren. He received numerous awardsincluding the first National Arts Award (2010/2011 edition) and the first prize of the National Competition for Orchestral Conducting at M.I.U.R. He woeked with great orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra “A. Toscanini” in Parma, the Orchestra Filarmonica Salernitana, the Orchestra of the Royal Northen College of Music in Manchester, the Italian Youth Orchestra, The Orchestra of Opera Bastille in Paris, “I Pomeriggi Musicali” orchestra, the Deutsche Oper Berlin Orchestra, Santa Cecilia orchestra “I Solisti di Napoli” and the Valencia Symphony Orchestra. He condacted Italian and international great opera productions such as La Traviata at Opera Bastille (with Warner DVD home video release in 2014), Nabucco at Deutsche Oper Berlin, L’Elisir d’Amore at the Colon in Buenos Aires, La Traviata at Fenice in Venice and at the Teatro Regio in Turin and also Rigoletto and Madama Butterfly in Ancona, Attila in Bilbao, Turandot and Aida in Salerno and Nabucco in Tel Aviv. Undisputed star in recent years at the Italian Festivals dedicated to Puccini in Torre del Lago with Turandot and Madama Butterfly, and to Verdi in Parma with Il Corsaro, I Masnadieri and Nabucco. He regularly collaborates alongside the biggest names in international opera such as Leo Nucci with acclaimed productions of Macbeth and Simon Boccanegra in Piacenza; Diana Damrau in Paris, Barcelona, Genoa and Monaco.