Fabio Mastrangelo, conductor
Fabio Mastrangelo (b. 1965) is Russia’s most sought after Italian-born conductor. Since 2013, he has been the Artistic Director of the St. Petersburg Music Hall Theater as well as Principal Conductor & Music Director of its two orchestras, the St. Petersburg Northern Sinfonia and St. Petersburg Northern Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra. In addition, he serves as Principal Conductor of Sinfonica ARTica of the Yakutsk State Philharmonic, which he helped establish in 2012, and as Artistic Director of the Camerata Soloists Chamber Orchestra of the Novosibirsk State Philharmonic.
In September 2018, he was named Principal Conductor of the Moscow Symphony Orchestra-Russian Philharmonic.
He also currently holds the position of Principal Guest Conductor of the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra. Additional positions include those of Music Director of the St. Petersburg International Festival—Opera Vsem (“opera all together”) and Artistic Director of the City of Togliatti Summer Music Festival—Classics on the Volga.
Following a longterm collaboration with the “Elena Obraztsova” Academy in St. Petersburg, he accepted its Artistic Director’s, Ildar Abdrazakov, invitation to join its ranks as Concert Director in February 2019.
Mr. Mastrangelo frequently collaborates with Russia’s most prestigious orchestras and for a number of years has been a guest conductor at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, where he made his 2007 debut with Tosca. In 2008, he made his first “Stars of the White Nights Festival” appearance replacing Valery Gergiev on short notice and has been invited back since. In 2016, he conducted premiere performances of Andrea de Rosa’s newest production of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, while in 2017 he conducted a new production of Verdi's I vespri siciliani.
In recent years, he has made appearances with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Belgrade Radio Symphony Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, the Bolshoi Theater Symphony Orchestra, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Budapest MAV Symphony Orchestra (at Vienna's Musikverein), Thüringer Symphoniker Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Baden-Baden Philharmonic, Hamilton Philharmonic (Canada), the Latvian National Orchestra, the Riga National Opera Orchestra, and the OSI (Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana).