CLAUDIO VANDELLI

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CLAUDIO VANDELLI is the NEW CHIEF CONDUCTOR OF THE WÜRTH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA since JANUARY 1, 2020!

On January 1, 2020, Claudio Vandelli started his tenure as Chief Conductor of the Würth Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra, founded in 2017, gained an experienced and highly musical personality with the Italian Maestro. Claudio is heavily linked to the Verbier Festival, where he was responsible for the formation of the three festival orchestras whose 3 orchestras he co-formed. As someone who closely works with youth orchestras, he is the Assistant Music Director of the Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra who plays the annual Tsinandali Festival in Georgia.

 

Biography

Italian conductor Claudio Vandelli looks back on a long and standing international career. He is highly acclaimed, both as director of the symphonic repertoire and accompanist of internationally renowned soloists, such as Anna Netrebko, Yuri Bashmet, Erwin Schrott, Sergej Krylov, Denis Matsuev or Vadim Repin, who appreciate his way of supporting their interpretations in the most thoughtful and sensitive manner. As permanent guest conductor of the Novaya Russiya State Symphony Orchestra, Vandelli recently celebrated his 10th year of residence. He led them in multiple performances of masterpieces by Mahler, Strauss, Beethoven, Brahms and Verdi at the Grand Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow.

The 2018/19 season brought him back to Moscow, where he conducted a concert with Ildar Abdrazakov in the new Zaryadye Hall and to Armenia and the Czech Republic, where he led numerous symphonic concerts. Furthermore, he will held numerous auditions in order to select the musicians for the Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra, which was resident at the new Tsinandali Festival (Georgia) in September 2019.

Concert engagements brought Vandelli to many important stages in Europe and Russia, amongst others the Berliner Philharmonie, the Royal Albert Hall, the Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, the Konzerthaus and Musikverein in Vienna, the Smetana Hall in Prague, the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, as well as to the Festspiele Baden-Baden and Aix-en-Provence. He worked with orchestras like the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London, Gürzenich Orchestra Köln, Hamburger Symphoniker, Orchester der Volksoper Wien, Royal Danish Orchestra, Moscow Soloists and many more.

From a very young age, Claudio Vandelli has been devoted to recognizing young, talented musicians and moulding them into professional orchestral musicians. Martin Engstroem, founder of the Verbier Festival, entrusted Claudio Vandelli with the creation of the three international orchestras of the Festival. In addition to that, Maestro Vandelli has been Director of the Music Department and Assistant Music Director to James Levine for ten years. In Verbier, Claudio Vandelli successfully worked with a large number of guest conductors, such as Charles Dutoit, Valery Gergiev, Kurt Masur, Mstislav Rostropovich, Wolfgang Sawallisch and Yuri Temirkanov. He conducted the first international tour of the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra with soloist Khatia Buniatishvili.

In the last seasons Maestro Vandelli achieved great success with film music concerts, such as “The Best of John Williams” tour in Germany and conducted the concert “Great Sounds of Italian Cinema” at the Vienna Konzerthaus and in Hungary. The French TV channel “Mezzo” broadcasted the Gala Concert of the Sochi Winter Festival 2017 with soloists like Yuri Bashmet, Vadim Repin, Denis Matsuev and Avi Avital was conducted by Vandelli. Aired by German TV channel ZDF and in cinemas worldwide, the open air “Sommernachtskonzert 2015” at the Königsplatz in Munich, with soloists Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Thomas Hampson, Ildar Abdrazakov and Elena Zhidkova, took place under Maestro Vandelli’s baton.

Biographie

Der italienische Dirigent Claudio Vandelli blickt auf eine langjährige internationale Karriere zurück. Er wird sowohl als Interpret symphonischer Literatur als auch als einfühlsamer Begleiter von Instrumental- und Gesangssolisten hochgeschätzt. Als ständiger Gastdirigent des Novaya Rossiya State Symphony Orchestra Moskau und des Youth Symphony Orchestra of Russia teilt er seine künstlerische Tätigkeit auf zwischen hochkarätigen Profiorchestern und professionellen Jugendorchestern. Sein Ruf ist außerdem eng verbunden mit Künstlern wie Anna Netrebko, Yuri Bashmet, Sergej Krylov, Denis Matsuev oder Vadim Repin.

In der Saison 2018/19 leitete Claudio Vandelli u.a. ein Konzert mit Ildar Abdrazakov in der neuen Zaryadye Hall in Moskau und symphonische Konzerte in Armenien und Tschechien. In seiner Funktion als Assistant Music Director des Tsinandali Festivals (Georgien) wählte er in zahlreichen Auditions die Musiker für das neue Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra aus, welches bei der ersten Ausgabe des Festivals im September 2019 residierte.

Konzertverpflichtungen führten Vandelli auf zahlreiche wichtige Bühnen in Europa und Russland, darunter die Berliner Philharmonie, die Royal Albert Hall, das Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, das Wiener Konzerthaus und der Wiener Musikverein, die Prager Smetana Saal, das Tschaikowsky Konservatorium in Moskau und das Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, sowie die Festspiele Baden-Baden und Aix-en-Provence. Er arbeitete regelmäßig mit Anna Netrebko, Erwin Schrott und Yuri Bashmet sowie mit einer Vielzahl von weiteren internationalen Solisten. Unter den Orchestern, mit welchen er gearbeitet hat, sind u.a. das Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, das Gürzenich Orchester Köln, die Hamburger Symphoniker, das Orchester der Volksoper Wien, das Royal Danish Orchestra, die Moscow Soloists u.v.m. 2017 blickte Maestro Vandelli auf eine bereits 10-jährige Zusammenarbeit mit dem Novaya Rossiya Orchester zurück. Er dirigierte diesen Klangkörper bei zahlreichen Gelegenheiten mit Werken von Mahler, Strauss, Beethoven, Brahms und Verdi.

Bereits in jungem Alter setzte er sich mit großem Elan für aufstrebende, talentierte Musiker ein und unterstützte diese auf ihrem Weg zu professionellen Orchestermusikern. Martin Engstroem, der Gründer des Verbier Festivals, beauftragte Claudio Vandelli mit der Zusammenstellung der drei internationalen Festival-Orchester. Darauffolgend war Vandelli Direktor des Music Department und Assistent von James Levine für zehn Jahre. In Verbier arbeitete er mit einer großen Anzahl von Gast-Dirigenten, darunter Charles Dutoit, Valery Gergiev, Kurt Masur, Mstislav Rostropovich, Wolfgang Sawallisch und Yuri Temirkanov. Außerdem dirigierte er die erste internationale Tour des Verbier Festival Kammerorchesters mit der Solistin Khatia Buniatishvili.

In den vergangenen Saisonen dirigierte Maestro Vandelli eine Reihe von Filmmusikkonzerten (Musik von John Williams, „Great Sounds of Italian Cinema“) in Deutschland, Ungarn und in Wien. Beim Sotchi Winterfestival 2017 dirigierte er das Abschlusskonzert, das von „Mezzo“ aufgezeichnet und ausgestrahlt wurde; die Solisten waren Yuri Bashmet, Vadim Repin, Denis Matsuev und Avi Avital. 2015 hatte Claudio Vandelli die musikalische Leitung des open air „Sommernachtskonzerts“ am Münchener Königsplatz inne, das mit den Solisten Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Thomas Hampson, Ildar Abdrazakov und Elena Zhidkova vom ZDF aufgezeichnet und im TV so wie in UCI Kinos weltweit ausgestrahlt wurde.

Repertoire

Alfven - Valflickans Dans

Arutunian - Concerto for trumpet

Bach - Brandenburg Concertos

Bach - Various Harpsichord Concertos

Bach - Concertos for 3 & 4 harpsichords

Bach - Concertos for violin and 2 violins

Bach - Magnificat

Bach - Orchestral Suites

Bach, CPE - Concerto for flute in d minor

Bartok - Concerto for orchestra

Bartok - Concerto for violin No 2

Bartok - Divertimento for strings

Bartok - Miraculous Mandarin

Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances

Bartok - Violin concerto No 2

Beethoven – Concertos, all

Beethoven - Elf Wiener Tänze

Beethoven - Fantasy for Piano, Choir and Orchestra

Beethoven - Overtures, all

Beethoven - Scena e Aria: "Ah, Perfido!"

Beethoven - Symphonies, all

Bellini - Concerto for oboe

Bellini - Sonnambula

Bellini - Norma

Berio - Folk Songs

Berlioz - Damnation de Faust

Berlioz - Harold en Italie

Berlioz - Marche Hongroise

Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

Bernstein - Dances from „West Side Story“

Bernstein - Overture "Candide"

Bizet - Carmen

Bizet - Arlésienne

Bizet/Waxman – „Carmen“ Fantasy for violin

Boccherini - Symphony in d minor

Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia

Borodin - Polovetsian Dances

Brahms - Concertos, all

Brahms - Choral works

Brahms - Hungarian Dances

Brahms - Symphonies, all

Brahms – Overtures, all

Brahms - Variations on a theme by Haydn

Britten - Simple Symphony

Britten - Young Persons’s Guide to the Orchestra

Brower - Concerto Elegiaco No 3 for guitar

Bruch - Concerto for violin No 1

Bruch - Romanza for viola

Bruckner - Symphony No 4 "Romantic"

Chabrier - España

Chausson - Poème

Chopin - Concertos for piano

Copland - Concerto for clarinet

Corelli - Various Concerti Grossi

David - Concertino No 4 for trombone

Debussy - Iberia

Debussy - La Mer

Debussy - Prélude à l’après-midi d’un Faune

Debussy - (Büsser) Petite Suite

Donizetti - Don Pasquale

Donizetti - Elisir D’Amore

Donizetti - Don Pasquale

Devienne - Concerto for flute in e minor

Dowlasz - Concerto for accordion

Dukas - L'Apprenti Sorcier

Dvorak - Overture "Carnival"

Dvorak - Romanza

Dvorak - Serenade for strings

Dvorak - Symphony No 4, 7, 8, 9

Enescu - Romanian Rhapsody No 1

Fauré - Elégie

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

Giordano - Andrea Chénier: monologue

Glinka - Overture "Ruslan and Lyudmila"

Gondai - Omega for viola

Grieg - Concerto for piano

Grieg - Holberg Suite

Grieg - Peer Gynt Suites

Grosskopf - Novelletta

Händel - Wassermusik

Händel - Feuerwerksmusik

Haydn - Concertos, various

Haydn - Symphonies, various

Hindemith - Five Pieces for strings

Holst - Concerto for 2 violins

Honegger - Pastorale d'été

Jarre - Doctor Zivago

Jolivet - Concertino for trumpet

Kancheli - Ergo

Karlowicz - Concerto for violin

Khachaturian - Gayaneh, suite

Kodaly - Galanta Dances

Kodaly - Hary Janos

Krenek - Six Pieces for strings

Landowsky - Quatre Préludes

Larsson - Concertino for trombone

Lauricella - Spectra

Leoncavallo - Pagliacci

Liszt – Concertos, various

Liszt - Les Préludes

Liszt - Missa Choralis

Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Mahler - Kindertotenlieder

Mahler - Symphony No 1, 2, 4, 5, 10(Adagio)

Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana

Massenet - Manon

Maurice - Tableaux de Provence for saxophone

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Concertos, various

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Symphony No 3, 4

Menotti - Suite from "Sebastian"

Milhaud - Boeuf sur le Toit

Milhaud - Création du Monde

Morricone - Various film music

Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina, Overture

Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition

Moszkowski - Concerto for piano in E Major

Mozart – Various arias

Mozart - Concertos, various

Mozart - Così fan tutte

Mozart - Don Giovanni

Mozart - various Divertimentos

Mozart - Ein Musikalischer Spaß

Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Mozart - Kyrie

Mozart - Great Mass in c minor

Mozart - Mottetto "Ave Verum Corpus"

Mozart - Nozze di Figaro

Mozart - Overtures

Mozart - Sechs deutsche Tänze

Mozart - Sinfonie Concertanti

Mozart - Symphonies, various

Orff - Carmina Burana

Paganini - Concertos for violin

Pärt - Concerto Piccolo on B-A-C-H for trumpet

Pärt - Fratres

Pedrollo - Concerto for oboe and strings

Ponchielli - Capriccio for oboe

Prokofiev - Concerto for piano No 2

Prokofiev - Symphonie Classique

Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante for Cello

Prokofiev - Symphony No 5

Prokofiev (Barshai) - Visions Fugitives

Puccini - Bohème

Puccini - Madama Butterfly

Puccini - Manon Lescaut

Puccini - Tosca

Puccini - Trittico

Puccini - Turandot

Rachmaninov - Concertos for piano

Rachmaninov - Paganini Rhapsody

Rachmaninov - Symphonic Dances

Rachmaninov - Symphony No 2

Ravel - Concerto for piano

Ravel - Bolero

Ravel - Daphnis et Chloè Suites

Ravel - La Valse

Ravel - Ma Mère l'Oye

Ravel - Pavane pour une infante défunte

Ravel - Tzigane

Raykhelson - Concerto for viola

Respighi - Antiche Arie e Danze - Suite No 3

Respighi - Fontane di Roma

Respighi - Pini di Roma

Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol

Rimsky-Korsakov - Sheherazade

Rossini - Barbiere di Siviglia

Rossini - Cenerentola

Rossini - Overtures, various

Rolla - Concerto for viola

Rota - Various Film Music

Saint-Saens - Concertos and solo pieces

Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre

Sarasate - Navarra

Sarasate - Gypsy Airs

Schnittke - Concerto for piano and strings

Schnittke - Concerto for viola

Schönberg - Chamber Symphonies

Schönberg - Ode to Napoleon Bonaparte

Schönberg - Verklärte Nacht

Schubert - Symphonies, all

Schumann - Concerto for piano

Schumann - Symphonies No 3, 4

Scriabin - Symphony No 2

Shore - Lord of the Rings Symphony

Shostakovich - Concerto for piano No 1

Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpe and strings

Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony (Barshai)

Shostakovich - Prelude and Scherzo for strings

Shostakovich - Symphonies No 5, 7

Sibelius - Andante Festivo for strings

Sibelius - Concerto for violin

Sibelius - Finlandia

Sibelius - Symphonies No 1, 7

Sollima - Violoncelles, Vibrez !

Stenhammar - Interlude from Cantata Songen

Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra

Strauss - Aus Italien

Strauss – Capriccio, Ouverture

Strauss - Concertino for clarinet and bassoon

Strauss - Don Juan

Strauss - Tod und Verklärung

Strauss - Vier letzte Lieder

Strauß - Overture "Fledermaus"

Strauß - Various Waltzes, Polkas and Marches

Stravinsky - Concerto in D for strings

Stravinsky - Danses Concertantes

Stravinsky - Dumbarton Oaks

Stravinsky - Firebird

Stravinsky - Histoire du Soldat

Stravinsky - Noces

Stravinsky - Petrouchka

Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite

Stravinsky – Sacre du printemps

Tabachnik - Cri de Mohim

Tartini - various Concertos

Tchaikovsky, Alex. - Grande Sérénade

Tchaikovsky, Alex. - Studies in Ordinary Tones (concerto no. 2)

Tchaikovsky - Hamlet, Fantasy Overture

Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture

Tchaikovsky - Concerto for violin

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin: excerpts

Tchaikovsky - Serenade for strings

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No 2, 3, 5, 6

Tchaikovsky - Variations "Rococò" for cello

Tchaikovsky - Solo pieces

Theodorakis - Axion Esti

Tilson-Thomas - Agnegram

Tomasi - Concerto for clarinet

Vanhal - Concerto for double bass

Varese - Octandre

Verdi - Aida

Verdi - Forza del Destino

Verdi - Overtures, all

Verdi - Quattro Pezzi Sacri

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Verdi - Rigoletto

Verdi - Traviata

Verdi - Trovatore

Vivaldi - various Concertos

Wagner - Siegfried Idyll

Wagner - Overture Meistersinger

Wagner  -Overture Tannhäuser

Wagner - Wesendonk Lieder

Weber - Concertos and concertino for clarinet

Weber - Overture Oberon

Weber - Overture Freischütz

Weber - Quintet for clarinet and strings

Webern - Passacaglia Op.1

Webern - Symphony Op.21

Willliams, John - Various Soundtracks

Xenakis - Mosaïques

Zinzadze - Dances for mandolin

Zwilich - Prologue and Variations for strings

 

 

 

Contact

Elisabetta Hartl

eha@medea-music.com

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