Tito Ceccherini (Conductor)|
A supporter of contemporary music, he has collaborated with such composers as
Salvatore Sciarrino, Alessandro Solbiati, Stefano Gervasoni. Highlights of the
several world premieres include the posthumous performance of Sette by
Niccolo Castiglioni and the recent production of Da gelo a gelo by
Salvatore Sciarrino with Klangforum Wien.
Tito Ceccherini founded the ensemble "Risognanze", a prestigious group with a
variable ensemble, with which he performed masterpieces of the chamber music
repertoire from Debussy to our days and registered works of Sciarrino,
Deeply involved in ancient music, he has
collaborated with ensembles such as the Finnish "Rocinante" and the Milanese
"Arcomelo", who perform the repertoire of the seventeenth and eighteenth
centuries on period instruments.
In the concert field Ceccherini has
conducted leading orchestras, among which the BBC Symphony, SWR Stuttgart, Tokyo
Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI (with whom he recorded
a monographic CD dedicated to Giacinto Scelsi, 3CDs box of Salvatore Sciarrino'
symphonic works, as well as works by Daugherty and Nyman), and important
ensembles such as Klangforum Wien, Contrechamps, OENM, Divertimento Ensemble in
major venues and international festivals (Munchner Biennale, Schwetzingen
Festspiele, Cite de la Musique…).
As an operatic conductor, he conducted
I Puritani and Guntram at the Teatro Bellini in Catania,
Sciarrino's world premiere of Da gelo a gelo at the Schwetzinger
Festspiele, Opera National in Paris and at the Grand Theatre de Geneve, the new
production of De Majo's Alessandro and Donizetti's Maria Stuarda
at the Nationaltheater in Mannheim.
Highlights of his upcoming
engagements include his return to the BBC Symphony, his debuts with the
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie and his return to
the Schwetzinger Festspiele, Orchestre de Chambre de Geneve, Orchestra Haydn in
On the opera side: De Majo's Alessandro and Sciarrino's
La porta della legge both at the Nationaltheater in Mannheim,
the world premiere of Fenelon's La Cerisaie at the Bolshoi
Theatre and at the Opera National de Paris...
Tito Ceccherini records for
Amadeus, Col legno, Kairos, Stradivarius, greatly acclaimed from both audience
and press with "Choc" du Monde de la Musique and Diapason D'Or. The recording of
Sciarrino's Lohengrin for Col legno has been awarded at the MIDEM
He has been teaching in Europe and Japan and is a
member of the Montegral Academy. At the moment, he holds the chair of conducting
and orchestral exercises at the Innsbruck Landeskonservatorium.
Milan in 1973, Tito Ceccherini studied at the Milan Conservatory Giuseppe Verdi
with Giovanni Carmassi (piano), Alessandro Solbiati (composition) and Vittorio
Parisi (conducting). He went on studying in Russia, Germany and Austria,
completing his musical talents with Peter Eotvos (in Karlsruhe), Sandro Gorli
and Gustav Kuhn.