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Meet the brilliant Italian conductor Daniele Rustioni. At 34, he has already made starry debuts at opera houses and orchestras in the USA and Europe to huge acclaim. He brings great tunes, life and good humour. Rossini’s overture is pure entertainment. Respighi’s suite is a chocolate box of miniature masterpieces inspired by bestselling Renaissance songs and dances. Mendelssohn’s First Symphony was encored so much at its London premiere that the evening went on and on. The SCO’s own fine clarinettists step into the spotlight to complete the evening with a brace of duos guaranteed to bring a smile.
CONNECT INSIGHTS, 6.30pm
Edinburgh - Pre-concert performance by students from St Mary’s Music School, Edinburgh.
Glasgow - Pre-concert performance by students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
At the age of 33, Daniele Rustioni is one of the most exciting conductors of his generation, having received the 2013 International Opera Award for Best Newcomer of the Year. Maestro Rustioni is Principal Conductor of the Opéra National de Lyon and Principal Conductor of the Orchestra della Toscana. While studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and again at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Rustoni benefited from the guidance of Antonio Pappano.
International clarinet soloist, chamber musician, teacher and Principal Clarinet of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Maximiliano Martín is also a SCO Wind Soloist, a member of the London Conchord Ensemble and Ensemble Villa de la Orotava. He is a highly engaging soloist, who truly excels at everything he does.