The acclaimed conductor and winner of several international competitions, Attilio Cremonesi, studied piano, organ, harpsichord, and conducting in Piacenza and at the Schola Cantorum in Basel. After being a long-time assistant of René Jacobs, Cremonesi today counts as one of the most renowned specialists of rarely performed classical and baroque compositions. His numerous award-winning recordings evidence his remarkable success.

As a much sought-after interpreter of Mozart, Händel, Monteverdi as well as Rameau, Vivaldi, Purcell, Sartori, Hasse and many others, he has been guest at some of the most important concert halls, opera houses and festivals of the world, such as Innsbrucker Festwochen, Wiener Festwochen, Dresdner Musikfestspielen, Schwetzinger Festspielen, Lucerne Festival, Festival Radio France Montpellier, Pergolesi Festival Jesi, Prager Frühling, the Deutsche Oper and Staatsoper Berlin, as well as in Bonn, Oslo, Antwerp, Paris, Toulouse, Montpellier, Geneva, Lucerne, Basel, Vienna, Amsterdam, Lisbon, and Sydney.

He worked with such renowned institutions as Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, including for the award-winning production of Dido and Aeneas staged by Sasha Waltz, Vocalconsort Berlin, Freiburger Barockorchester, La Cetra Barockorchester Basel, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice, Collegium Vocale Gent, Netherlands Bach Society, Café Zimmermann (solo recital with Vivica Genaux), Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble, and Kammerorchester Basel (European tour with Händel’s Ezio) and regularly works with the Kärntner Sinfonieorchester.

In recent years, Cremonesi conducted various concerts, e.g. with La Cetra Baroque Orchestra Basel at the Innsbruck Festival, the Munich Symphonic Orchestra, and most recently the Concerto Cologne in Amsterdam as well as the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn. He led Orfeo in Bern and Antigona (Tommaso Traetta) at Theater an der Wien with the theater’s young ensemble. Furthermore, he was a guest in Klagenfurt with Händel’s Giulio Cesare, in Rheinsberg and Münster with Alcina (Stage director: Isabel Ostermann), in Santiago de Chile with Le nozze di Figaro, as well as in Toulouse with the new productions of Le nozze di Figaro and Turco in Italia and La Cenerentola in Mannheim.

Future projects lead Attilio Cremonesi, once again, to Santiago de Chile for productions of Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte, and Die Zauberflöte, to Toulouse for a new production of Clemenza di Tito, to Mannheim for the revival of season 2017/18’s celebrated new production of La Cenerentola, as well as to Halle and Bern for a collaboration with the Camerata Bern for the world premiere of Jazziah, a compositional conjunction of jazz and classical music.


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"First Guest Conductor" at Teatro Municipal de Santiago
As of this season, Attilio Cremonesi is “First Guest Conductor” at the renowned Teatro Municipal de Santiago, where, in the coming seasons, he will be leading concerts and one historically informed Mozart production every year.
Following the great success of Le nozze di Figaro past June, the audience can now look forward to Don Giovanni in a staging by Pierre Constant. The production celebrates its premiere on April 16th and can be seen and heard on four additional nights: April 18th/20th/23rd and 26th.
On the programme in the following seasons are Così fan tutte (2019) and Die Zauberflöte (2020).


La Cenerentola / Nationaltheater Mannheim / 06.11.17 /

"das Ergebnis kultiviert" 

La Cenerentola / Nationaltheater Mannheim / 03.11.17 /

"ein Rossini-Sound, der kaum Wünsche offen lässt" 

La Cenerentola / Nationaltheater Mannheim / 03.11.17 /

"schlug als ausgewiesener Rossini-Spezialist [...] Funken aus der genialen Partitur" 

Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago / Teatro Municipal de Santiago / 24.04.17 /

"con especial dinamismo y clase" 

Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago / Teatro Municipal de Santiago / 24.04.17 /

"consiguiendo resultados magnificos" 

Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago / Teatro Municipal de Santiago / 17.04.17 /

"tres siglos de elegencia" 
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