Following his studies at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory and at the Royal Academy of Music of Copenhagen, Luciano Acocella did post-graduate work at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, at the St. Cecilia National Academy, and at the Kondrashin Masterclass in Hilversum. In 1996 he was won awards at the “Prokofiev” and “Mitropoulus” Competitions and began his collaboration with Daniele Gatti, thus launching a career of intensive work as conductor in many of the world’s most prestigious theatres including Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, Opéra of Avignon, Opéra of Marseille, Théâtre du Capitole of Toulouse, Opéra of Nancy, Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, Théâtre de Champs Élysée in Paris, Opernhaus of Zurich, Opera of La Coruña, Choregies d’Orange, as well as Tokyo, Seoul and Moscow. In the symphonic sphere he has conducted many leading orchestras such as the Philharmonic Orchestra of St. Petersburg, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Montpellier, the Orquestra Sinfonica de Galicia, the Orchestre National d’Ile de France, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Montecarlo, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Roma, the Filarmonica Toscanini of Parma, and the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali of Milan.

Orchestral Conducting