Andrea Sanguineti, conductor

Since the 2013-14 season, Andrea Sanguineti has been General Music Director of the G. Hauptmann Theater Görlitz-Zittau and Principal Conductor of the Neue Lausitzer Philharmonie, conducting numerous symphonic concerts as well as premieres and revivals of La Traviata, Le Nozze di Figaro, Jenůfa and Die tote Stadt.

In 2008 he made his debut at the Staatstheater Hannover and has conducted at various European opera houses several new productions and revivals. His wide repertoire ranges from operettas like "Die Fledermaus" or "the Merry Widow" to several operas by Rossini, Verdi, Donizetti and Puccini and includes also the German repertoire such as Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde". He has collaborated with internationally renowned artists such as Annette Dasch, Lucio Gallo, Franco Farina, Stefania Bonfadelli, Christiane Bösinger, Silvia Tro Santafe or Simone Alaimo.

He has recently been Guest Conductor at Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie, Theater Dortmund, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Teatro Massimo V. Bellini in Catania, Teatro Comunale di Piacenza, Beijing Music Festival in China, Jenaer Philharmonie, Staatsorchester Braunschweig, Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana, Orchestra del Carlo Felice di Genova, Orchestra Filarmonia Veneta, Sinfonica Siciliana and Filarmonica Enescu in Bucarest.

Andrea Sanguineti studied piano and composition at the Conservatory in Genoa and then conducting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna as well as at the Milan Conservatory "G. Verdi". There he received his diploma as one of the youngest young talents at the age of 23 years in the Department of Orchestral Conducting. He gathered more experience and inspiration in masterclasses with Gianluigi Gelmetti in the internationally renowned Academia Chigiana in Siena and as a solo répétiteur at "Les Jeunes Voix du Rhin", the Opera Studio of the Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg. Following to his debut at the Niedersächsische Staatsoper Hannover, he was appointed first Kapellmeister and Deputy GMD of the Mainfranken Theater in Würzburg in 2011.