Alfredo Sorichetti

Conductor

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Alfredo Sorichetti emerged onto the international stage in 2004, securing the Orchestra Favorite Award at the Fourth International Competition for Conductors Vakhtang Jordania. Since then, he has become a sought-after conductor, gracing over twenty countries across Europe, America, and Asia with his masterful performances.

With a career spanning prestigious concert halls like the Vienna Musikverein Golden Hall, Salzburg Mozarteum, Klagenfurt Konzerthaus, Prague Smetana Hall and Dvořák Hall Rudolfinum and Liszt Academy of Budapest, Sorichetti has led more than fifty orchestras. From the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire in France to the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra and the North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, his baton has captivated audiences worldwide.

In Italy, Sorichetti’s talents shine brightly, earning him regular invitations to conduct in symphonic seasons such as the Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo. He’s also served as Artistic and Music Director of the Orchestra Sinfonica Puccini, enchanting audiences at renowned venues like the Teatro Pergolesi of Jesi, the Teatro Ventidio Basso and the Teatro dell’Aquila of Fermo. His performances have been broadcast on the Italian national programmes of Rai 3 and Radio3 Suite.

Not just limited to symphonic performances, Sorichetti’s passion for opera is evident. As Artistic and Music Director of the Civitanova all’Opera Season, he has conducted acclaimed productions of classics like La traviataToscaMadama ButterflyLa BohèmeIl barbiere di SivigliaCavalleria rusticanaRigoletto and L’elisir d’amore. His collaborations with renowned singers such as Raina Kabaivanska, Walter Fraccaro and Inès Salazar, solidify his place in the operatic world.

Sorichetti’s achievements extend beyond the stage, with notable appointments like Guest Conductor of the State Opera Varna, where he has led three operas per year of Verdi’s timeless operas like NabuccoErnaniRigolettoLa traviataIl trovatore e Un ballo in maschera. After the success achieved in the two years contract, the head of the Varna Oera Theatre extended the engagement for another two years, until 2026.

His dedication to the craft is evident in his diverse repertoire and his commitment to bringing opera to audiences around the globe.

He has performed conducting many other orchestras such as MAV Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Savaria Symphony Orchestra and Szolnok Symphony Orchestra in Hungary, Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra, Hradek Králové Philharmonic and Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra in Czech Republic, Daejeon Symphony Orchestra in South Korea and the National Symphony Orchestra of Kazakhstan in Astana.

The other prestigious venues where he has performed includes the Munich Herkulessaal, Klagenfurt Konzerthaus, Macerata Opera Festival at the Sferisterio, Liszt Academy of Budapest, Khachaturian Concert Hall of Yerevan, Sala Verdi in Milan, Sala de Conciertos Felipe Villanueva of México City, Daejeon Art Center in South Korea and the Kazakhstan Central Concert Hall of Astana, and in Italy the Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia, the Orchestra of the Magna Grecia and the FORM Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana.

The less recent apparitions include La bohème and Il barbiere di Siviglia al Teatro Marrucino of Chieti, Evgheny Onegin by Čajkovsky at the Teatro dell’Opera of Čeliabinsk in Russia, La bohème at the Teatro D’Annunzio of Pescara, Il barbiere di SivigliaIl signor Bruschino and Suor Angelica in different historical theatres and a selection of Die Zauberflöte at the Teatro dell’Aquila of Fermo.

The 2023 season saw him conduct once again in the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein, and in Mexico L’elisir d’amore at the 20th Festival Ópera en la Calle of Tijuana, receiving unanimously critical acclaim.

With a rich educational background, Sorichetti’s artistry is finely honed, having studied under esteemed mentors like Ilija Musin, Myung-Whun Chung, and Donato Renzetti. His passion for music extends to composition and piano under Cesare Celsi, Giovanni Valentini and Sergio Fiorentino, reflecting a multifaceted talent dedicated to enriching the world of classical music.

Among the directions of the 2024 year, we highlight opera productions at the Skopje National Opera, Astana Opera and the International Opera Festival of Belgrade.

 

Biography updated in March 2024 

 

 

 

 

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