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Name: Giuseppe Monopoli
Skills: Conductor
Address: Bari-Italy 70059, Italy
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Conductor, composer and violinist, Giuseppe Monopoli has degrees in Orchestra’s Conduction, Composition, Violin, Instrumentation for band, Choral Music and Choir’s Conduction. Besides, he has achieved the Academic diploma of Superiors Studies of Composition to the National Academy of S. Cecilia in Rome. He was born in Barletta (Italy) in 1967. He has studied with orchestra’s conducting and composers of international fame: Franco Donatoni ( National Academy of S. Cecilia), Dinu Ghezzo (New York University), Sandro Gorli (Conservatory of Milan), Philip Glass (International Master Gibellina), Gyorgy Ligeti (Icons), Domenico Losavio (Conservatory “Umberto Giordano”), Remus Georgescu (Philarmonic Orchestra Banatul of Timisoara), Peter Gülke (to the Mozarteum of Salzburg), Ennio Nicotra (Assistant of Ilya Musin, in whose school were taught many well-known conductors including Yury Temirkanov, Valery Gergiev, Semyon Bychcov, Rudolf Barshai). As Conductor, he has an extensive repertoire, from the baroque music to the last productions of the musical vanguard, in the opera repertoire and the symphonic repertoire. Giuseppe Monopoli has collaborated with: “Orchestra Sinfonica della Provincia di Bari”, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss am Rhein,Composer NYU forum of New York, “Orchestra Sinfonica Federico II”, Orchestra Barocca Italiana, Chamber Orchestra “G. Curci”, Hermes Concentus Musicus, Orchestra Sinfonica “Umberto Giordano”, Collegium Musicum Apuliae, “Nuove Sincronie”, “Nuova Consonanza”, Accademia La Stravaganza, , “Città dei Sassi Opera Festival”. He is invited regularly in important festivals: Musiques d’aujour d’hui, Vernon, France; Auditorium Berlioz in Conservatory of Paris; Società Aquilana dei Concerti “B. Barattelli”, L’Aquila; Nuove Sincronie, Milan; Nuova Consonanza, Rome; NYU Composers Forum New York University; University of Lodz, Poland; Großes Studio in Neues Mozarteum, Salizburg; Theatre of Dora Stratou-Lofos Filopappou, Athens; S. Polikarp Kilisesi, Izmir, Turkey. Giuseppe Monopoli conducted in to Großes Studio in Neues Mozarteum, Salzburg; Teatro Comunale Curci; Teatro Umberto Giordano, Foggia; Teatro Francesco Stabile, Potenza; Teatro of Dora Stratou-Lofos Filopappou, Atene; Polikarp Kilisesi, Izmir; Auditorium Palazzina liberty, Milano and other important Theatres. Currently he is conductor of the Hermes Concentus Musicus: with it, he has realized musical productions of elevated artistic thickness in various European tournèe. In occasion of the Olympic Games 2004 in Greece, he has received great success for his direction of the “Serva Padrona” of G. B. Pergolesi to the Hermes Concentus Musicus guide, in the historical theatre of Dora Stratou-Lofos Filopappou in Athens. On the November 2005, always to the Hermes Concentus Musicus guide, he is exhibited in presence of the Savoia House’s Princes in a cheered lyric-symphonic concert. On the December 2006, he has been invited by the Italian Consulate for a Concert in to the S. Polikarp Kilisesi of Izmir ( Turkey), a Concert exalted by all the local and national press. On the June 2007 he has conducted with full success the “Così fan tutte” of Mozart, and he has collaborated with famous interpreters Enzo Di Matteo and Maurizio Leoni. Among the future appointments, on the December 2007, he’ll conduct the Messiah of Handel and for the 2008 he had the prestigious invitation to conduct the “British Columbia Symphony Orchestra”.

As Composer, he is graduated with the maximum thing of the votes in Composition with Ottavio De Lillo. Successively, he is graduated to National Academy of S. Cecilia with Franco Donatoni. On the 1997 he results winner of the Young selection composers under 35 announced from “Nuova Consonaza” and he is selected between over 130 composers, from an errand composed with teachers of international fame (E. Morricone, M. Dall’Ongaro, M. Bortolotti and others). As Violinist, after the academic studies with Franco Cristofoli, the mastercourse with Mariana Sirbu in Spain and a long and important specialization with Carlo Chiarappa ( International Academy of Lugano, International Course for Violin and Orchestra, Forlì), he played as soloist is in various chamber formations, collaborating with prestigious interpreters, in the more important Italian Cites (Turin, Rome, Florence, Bologna, Milan, Genova, Palermo, Bari, Foggia, Ferrara, Bergamo, Catania, and others) and foreign ( Swiss and Spain ). He has deepened the study of the early music with original instruments collaborating with the more important Italian baroque orchestras. He is Professor of Chamber Music in the Conservatory “N. Piccinni” in Bari (Italy). Giuseppe Monopoli is Artistic Direcotr of Mediterraneo International Opera Competition and of Mediterraneo Opera Festival. He is Institutional Erasmus Coordinator for the European Community Projects. He has recorded and directed his compositions for the record company CMC and for the Rugginenti publishing house of Milan. Giuseppe Monopoli is Artistic Director of Festival Operistico del Mediterraneo and of Concorso Lirico Internazionale del Mediterraneo.



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