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Cillario Carlo Felice
direttore d'orchestra

Born in Bologna, he studies violin and composition at the "G. B. Martini" School of Music, in his hometown. After an intense international activity as a solo violinist, in 1942 he dedicates himself on conducting under the leadership of Nicola Cerniatinsky and of M0 George Fnescu, who considered him among his best and most beloved scholars. It was sir John Barbirolli to introduce him in Great Britain, with a tour of concerts with Manchester's Halle Orchestra, followed by an intense activity with the Royal Philarmonic, the London Philarmonic and the New Philarmonic Orchestra. In the operatic field, he has conducted for four consecutive seasons at the Glyndebourne Festival, as well as for several times at the Covent Garden Opera House, culminating with the "Tosca" in the Zeffirelli staging, having for principals Maria Callas, Renato Cioni and Tito Gobbi. He has also conducted in several seasons at the Metropolitan Opera and the Carnegie Hall in New York, at La Scala, Buenos Aires' Colon, Chicago's Lyric Opera, San Francisco Opera, and then in Venice, Turin, Paris, Vienna, Berlin, Hamburg, Munchen, Stockolm, Barcellona, Madrid, Oslo. He also took an active part in the Donizetti renaissance of the recent years, being invited for different times at the Bergamo Donizetti Festival. He has raised and been first and Main Conductor of the Orchestra da camera di Bologna, and was later Main Conductor of Angelicum Orchestra of Milan. Actually he is Main Guest Conductor and Artistic Consultant of Sydney's Australian Opera, with whom he will celebrate in 2000 the thirty years of artistic cooperation. For the main discographic recordings, he has been awarded for several times of the "Gran Prix du disque" in Paris. He has composed for violin and string quartet.




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