Gianluigi Gelmetti

Italian-Monegasque conductor Gianluigi Gelmetti is dead. He was 75 years old. Italian-born, naturalized Monaco citizen, he was a student of Sergiu Celibidache, Franco Ferrara and Hans Swarowsky.

From 1989 to 1998, he has been Principal Conductor of the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra as well as the Schwetzingen Festival. From 2000 to 2009 he worked as Musical and Artistic Director of Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in Rome. From 2004 to 2008, he also was Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. In 2012, he was appointed Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, a post that he held until 2016.

His discography displays a vast repertoire. He has been teaching conducting at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena and at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.

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