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BIOGRAPHY

"Alessandrini feuert das junge Akademieorchester zu einer exzellenten Leistung an" - Kleine Zeitung

"Die nicht leichte Aufgabe, hier die rechte Balance zwischen Gesang und Orchester zu finden, wird von Andrea Alessandrini geschickt gemeistert" - Online Merker

"[Energie und Schlagkraft der Oper werden nicht umgebracht] Das liegt hauptsächlich am impulsiven und flott bewegten Dirigat von Andrea Alessandrini [...] Vernünftige Tempi und handwerkliche Verlässlichkeit können viel bewirken" - die Presse

After studying music in his hometown of Macerata, the Italian conductor Andrea Alessandrini was admitted to the Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro, where he studied piano performance and composition.

Alongside his musical studies, Alessandrini participated in masterclasses with renowned teachers such as Enrico Pace, Mario Garuti, and Benedetto Lupo, winning prizes in national and international piano competitions (Barletta, Camerino). He also worked as a collaborative pianist, and choir singer in opera projects. 

Through his engagements in Pesaro, Alessandrini developed a special interest in opera and began to conduct, taking part in courses with Aldo Cicconofri and Manlio Benzi. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from the conservatory, he decided to continue his musical education in Vienna, where he has lived since 2014. 

 

He studied conducting at the university of music and performing arts in Vienna, where his teachers included Johannes Wildner (orchestral conducting), Alois Glasner and Thomas Lang (choir conducting), Andreas Henning (opera coaching), Thomas Kreuzberger (piano).

 

In 2020 he graduated in orchestral conducting, conducting a concert with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra RSO.

 

He took part in conducting masterclasses with renown Maestros such as Andres Orozco-Estrada, Marin Alsop, Nicolas Pasquet. 

 

In 2017 he was Music director, pianist and actor for a performance of Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor, in the staging and Libretto adaptation of Ilya Roitman.

 

In 2018, he made a concert with the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra in Gdansk, conducting Rachmaninov’s 2nd piano concerto with soloist Rei Naito.

In the same year worked as Vocal coach, pianist and assistant conductor for a production of Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro”, performed in the Neue Studiobühne in Vienna, working with students of the singing department of the MDW, and the orchestra Vienna Ensemble.

 

In 2017 and 2018 he had the possibility to take part to the project Vienna Opera Feedback, conducting an orchestra made of members and former players of Wiener Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Berlin, and other leading orchestras, in scenes from La Bohème and Cavalleria Rusticana. The meaning of the project was giving the conductors involved the opportunity of getting tips, suggestions, criticism directly from these top players.

 

In 2019, he has been assistant of Christoph Ulrich Meier for productions of “Le Nozze di Figaro”, and of Cimarosa’s “Il Matrimonio Segreto”, held at the Schönbrunn Court Theater in Vienna. 

In the same year, he was conductor of the orchestra “Camerata Musica Wien", where talented amateur players have the possibility to play together with former members of Vienna’s leading Orchestras (Wiener Philharmoniker, RSO, Tonkünstler, etc.).

 

In 2020 he was musical assistent of Peter Marschik for a production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, at the Schönbrunner Schlosstheater in Vienna.

 

In 2020 he worked as conductor for the Angelika-Prokopp-Summer Academy of the Wiener Philharmoniker for a production of Don Giovanni, which was broadcasted from the Austrian television ORFIII and was awarded the Österreichischer Musiktheaterpreis 2022 in the category Youth/Academy Projects.

He is currently Assistent of the General Music Director and repetiteur at Theater Dortmund.

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