Alessandro Crudele (ph Neda Navaee)
Alessandro Crudele is one of the most outstanding and versatile
conductors to emerge from Italy in recent years.
Among the prestigious orchestras he has conducted, and will conduct
during the next season, are the London Philharmonic Or chestra, the
Philharmoni a Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the
Bamberger, the Berliner and the Bochumer Symphoniker, the Melbourne
Symphony Orchestra , the Monte Carlo Philharmonic, the Israel
Symphony, the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa d a Música, the
Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais, the Prague S ymphony Orchestra FOK , the George Enescu
Philharmonic as well as the Orchestra Filarmonica Toscanini
Since the 2018/2019 season, Alessandro Crudele has assumed the position of principal
conductor of the Radio Symphony Orchestra in Belgrade (RTS Symphony Orchestra).
Alessandro Crudele is a frequent guest in Asia where he conducts some of the major orchestras
including the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Shanghai Philharmonic O rch estra, the
Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and especially the Hong Kong Sinfonietta with whom he has a
regular relationship since his successful debut in 2011 . In addition, he made his remarkable
debut in Japan with the Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa in 2016.
In 2000 he founded Orchestra UniMi in Milan, which he
conducted as Music Director unti l its
20th anniversary. From the season 2020/2021, he will assume the role of Honorary Conductor. In
just a few years, this orchestra grew considerably under his guidance, achieving collaborations
with the most important artists internationally.
In 2005, t
he orchestra's tour in Germany was recorded by WDR and received extraordinary
acclaim from the public and critics. The Orchestra UniMi is a regular guest of the MiTo
A champion of young musicians, Alessandro Crudele has devoted
his time to working with
young artists since the very beginning of hi s career, and collaboration with youth orchestras is
still one of his priorities. From 2003 to 2006, Alessandro was a regular guest of the Orchestra
dell’Accademia del Teatro alla Scala, and in 2014/2015 he conducted the Jeune Orchestre
International de Mo nte Carlo, an orchestra that includes some of the best young musicians from
He made his highly acclaimed Opera debut with Rossini’s “Il Signor Bruschino”.
His repertoire comprises music from the 17th century to the contemporary. Furthermo
re, he has
been highly esteemed for his readings of the music of French impressionism.
Alessandro Crudele was born in Milan. He studied violin and composition at the Conservatory
Giuseppe Verdi and graduated in 1997. His education as a conductor started a t a n early age.
From 1999 to 2003, he continued at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena where he was awarded
several scholarships and the most prestigious “Diploma d’Onore“. He received further instruction
from Christoph von Dohnányi and Sir Simon Rattle.
Alessandro Crudele currently lives in Berlin.