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“… Measured and precise gesture, all-encompassing look around, 
aware of tradition and authentic nature, not only musical but professional: 
lead an aria such as -Caro nome-, or the terrible Quartet, is nothing more 
difficult than conducting the nine symphonies and he does it masterfully. ” 
(“Corriere della Sera”, February 25th, 2014)



Born in Avellino in 1982, he graduated in orchestral conducting at the “Santa Cecilia” Conservatory in Rome, he continued his studies in the most important national and international schools and academies under the authoritative guidance of artists such as Carlo Maria Giulini and Bruno Aprea.

He worked as Assistant of Maestro Pappano and M° Oren.

He received numerous awardsincluding the first National Arts Award (2010/2011 edition) and the first prize of the National Competition for Orchestral Conducting at M.I.U.R


He woeked with great orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra “A. Toscanini” in Parma, the Orchestra Filarmonica Salernitana, the Orchestra of the Royal Northen College of Music in Manchester, the Italian Youth Orchestra, The Orchestra of Opera Bastille in Paris, “I Pomeriggi Musicali” orchestra, the Deutsche Oper Berlin Orchestra, Santa Cecilia orchestra “I Solisti di Napoli” and the Valencia Symphony Orchestra.


He condacted Italian and international great opera productions such as La Traviata at Opera Bastille (with Warner DVD home video release in 2014), Nabucco at Deutsche Oper Berlin, L’Elisir d’Amore at the Colon in Buenos Aires, La Traviata at Fenice in Venice and at the Teatro Regio in Turin and also Rigoletto and Madama Butterfly in Ancona, Attila in Bilbao, Turandot and Aida in Salerno and Nabucco in Tel Aviv. Undisputed star in recent years at the Italian Festivals dedicated to Puccini in Torre del Lago with Turandot and Madama Butterfly, and to Verdi in Parma with Il Corsaro, I Masnadieri and Nabucco.

He regularly collaborates alongside the biggest names in international opera such as Leo Nucci with acclaimed productions of Macbeth and Simon Boccanegra in Piacenza; Diana Damrau in Paris, Barcelona, ​​Genoa and Monaco.


He is the artistic and musical Director of Orchestra Filarmonica di Benevento and of I Concorso Internazionale di Canto Lirico “Pasquale Pappano”.


Recently he conducted LA WALLY in Modena, Piacenza and Ravenna, LA TRAVIATA at Teatro Massimo in Palermo and NORMA in Verona as well as two concerts with Diana Damrau in Deutche Oper Berlin and Teatro Real, Madrid. He will conduct LA TRAVIATA even in Venezia and in Tokyo, MARIA STUARDA in Berlin and Rigoletto in Parma.


June 2017


“… I feel the responsibility to make the composer’s musical thought, I study,
I pledge to be a link between the past and the present,
to return alive the magic of a music genius “
Francesco Ivan Ciampa
(“Corriere Adriatico”, February 15th, 2014)



"... I feel the responsibility to make the composer's musical thought, I study, I pledge to be a link between the past and the present, to return alive the magic of a music genius "


Next events

La Bohème14, 17, 19, 21, 29 December 2019
3, 5 January 2020
Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Macbeth24, 30 August 2019
5, 7, 11, 22, 24, 27, 29 September 2019
1, 4, 6, 9 October 2019
Venezia, Teatro La Fenice
Macbeth20, 26 July 2019
4 August 2019
Macerata Opera Festival, Sferisterio
Les Pecheurs de perles18, 21, 24, 27 May 2019Abao-Olbe, Bilbao
Tosca9, 11, 13 April 2019Las Palmas, Teatro Perez Galdos
Manon Lescaut21, 29 March 2019Staatsoper Hamburg
Madama Butterfly22, 24, 27 February 2019Firenze, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
La forza del destino1, 3 February 2019Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale "Romolo Valli"
La forza del destino25, 27 January 2019Modena, Teatro Comunale "Luciano Pavarotti"
La forza del destino18, 20 January 2019Piacenza, Teatro municipale
Concerto di Capodanno1 January 2019Padova, Teatro Verdi
La Bohème16, 18, 20, 23, 29, 31 December 2018Verona, Teatro Filarmonico
Concert with Piazzola and Markova5 November 2018Prague, Smetana Hall of the Municipal House
Nabucco9, 10, 12, 13, 14 October 2018Napoli, Teatro San Carlo
Carmen22, 29 June 2018

6, 11, 17, 21 July 2018

3, 9, 12, 22, 25, 28, 31 August 2018
Arena di Verona
Turandot5, 13 July 2018Arena di Verona
Concerto - Sonya Yoncheva3 June 2018Festspielhaus Baden Baden
La Traviata5, 11, 15, 17, 20, 30 May 2018

1 June 2018
Venezia, Teatro La Fenice
Maria Stuarda (concert version)28, 31 May 2018Deutsche Oper Berlin
La Traviata21, 23, 26 December 2017Salerno, Teatro Verdi
Faust21, 23, 25 November 2017Opera di Tenerife
La Bohème14, 16, 23, 27, 30 September 2017Firenze, OF Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Concert24 August 2017Fulda Domplaz
La traviata11,12,13,14,16 July 2017Venezia, Teatro La Fenice
Concert2 July 2017Bad Kissingen, Max Littmann-Saal
Tournèe with the Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo10 - 25 June 2017Giappone, Tokyo
Concert7 June 2017Benevento, Auditorium Sant'Agostino
Symphonic Concert with Diana Damrau26 May 2017Madrid, Teatro Real
Symphonic Concert with Diana Damrau19 May 2017Deutsche Oper Berlin
Concert of winers of I International opera singers competition "Pasquale Pappano"7 May 2017Benevento, Auditorium Sant'Agostino
Norma23, 25, 27, 30 April 2017Verona, Teatro Filarmonico
La Wally15, 17, 19 February 2017Piacenza, Teatri di Piacenza
Stiffelio21, 24, 27, 30 January 2017Abao-Olbe, Bilbao
La Bohème26, 27 November 2016Firenze, OF Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
La Traviata23, 25, 29 September 2016
2, 4, 8 Ottobre 2016
Venezia, Teatro La Fenice
Festival Galà Concert20 August 2016Ingelheim
Il Trovatore6 August 2016Sferisterio, Macerata
Gala Concert12 June 2016Genova, Teatro Carlo Felice
Concert3 June 2016Barcellona, Teatro Liceu
La TraviataDal 8 May 2016
Al 5 June 2016
Venezia, Teatro La Fenice
Nabucco26,28,30 April 2016Las Palmas, Teatro Perez Galdos
Verdi Requiem16 April 2016Abao Olbe Bilbao
Easter concert24 March 2016Verona, Teatro Filarmonico
Macbeth16,18,20 March 2016Piacenza, Teatro Municipale
Nabucco7,23,30 January 2016Deutsche Oper Berlin
New Year's Eve concert1 Gennaio 2016Palermo, Teatro Massimo
Aida 26, 28 December 2015Salerno, Teatro Verdi
Madama Butterfly 3,5 December 2015Fermo, Teatro dell'Aquila
Madama Butterfly26,28 November 2015Fano, Teatro della Fortuna
Madama Butterfly21 November 2015Ascoli Piceno, Teatro Ventidio Basso
Concert7 November 2015Menorca, Teatro Principal de Mahón
Il Corsaro14, 20, 25, 31 October 2015Parma, Teatro Regio
Madama Butterfly1,8,14,22,29 August 2015Torre del lago
La Traviata 11,16,21,25 July 2015Torino, Teatro Regio



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