Last update: 12/08/2021
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 Orchestra, the Philharmonia 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 da Música, the Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais, the Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK, the George Enescu Philharmonic, as well as the Orchestra Filarmonica Toscanini and the Orchestra della Toscana. Since the 2018/2019 season, Alessandro Crudele has assumed the position of principal guest 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 Orchestra, the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and especially the Hong Kong Sinfonietta 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 until its 20th anniversary. From the season 2020/2021, he has assumed 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. Alessandro Crudele was born in Milan, where he studied violin and composition at the Conservatory G. Verdi. His education as a conductor started at an early age and from 1999 to 2003 he continued at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena where he was awarded the most prestigious “Diploma d’Onore”. Nowadays, Alessandro Crudele makes his living in Berlin, where he received further instruction from Christoph von Dohnányi and Sir Simon Rattle.