At the age of 30, Daniele Rustioni is one of the most exciting conductors of his generation as stated by the INTERNATIONAL OPERA AWARDS 2013 that has recently awarded him as the “Best Newcomer of the Year”. He is the Music Director of the Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari and the Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra della Toscana.
Daniele Rustioni regularly conducts the best Italian opera houses such as Teatro alla Scala, Teatro Regio Torino, La Fenice in Venice, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino as well as festivals such as Rossini Opera Festival. In the UK Daniele Rustioni has conducted at the Royal Opera House, at the Opera North and at the Welsh National Opera, where he came back in the fall of 2013 for an important “belcanto” project including new productions of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena and Roberto Devereux with great acclaim by all critics.
Daniele Rustioni made his debut in the US at the Glimmerglass Festival conducting Medea by Cherubini and returned for his debut with the Washington National Opera in March 2013.
Future opera engagements include debuts at the Opéra National de Lyon for a new production of Simone Boccanegra, at the Bayerisches Staatsoper for Madama Butterfly as well as at the Opernhaus Zurich.
Daniele Rustioni has an intense symphonic activity: beside his strong collaboration with the Orchestra della Toscana that he also led in a concert at the KKL of Lucerne in May 2013, he has already conducted the best Italian orchestras such as the Santa Cecilia Orchestra and the Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. He has also conducted the BBC Philharmonic, the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and the Helsinki Philharmonic. He will make his debuts next season with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Montecarlo.