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The Seckerson Tapes: Conductor Gianluca Marcianò

The Seckerson Tapes: Conductor Gianluca Marcianò

Minghella's Butterfly is currently under the baton of a rising Italian star

Italian style: Gianluca Marcianò

Bowing in at the London Coliseum for the latest revival of Anthony Minghella’s sumptuous staging of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly, conductor Gianluca Marcianò is fast building a reputation as one of the most thoughtful and stylistically incisive of thoroughbred Italians on the circuit. In the UK his work at Grange Park Opera has garnered impressive reviews and he has taken the Italian tradition east with his music directorship of the Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet Company in Georgia - a great breeding ground for some impressive vocal talents - and the artistic directorship of the Al Bustan Festival in Beirut.

In this podcast he shares his views on the Italian style and traditions, his thoughts on the role of the conductor, his love of literature and the classics and even musicals, his need to be informed. His belief that everything in music is essentially a form of singing tells us more than words ever could about his musical philosophy.

 

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