Callegari Daniele, conductor
Daniele Callegari, conductor, was born in Italy. He was the principal conductor of the Wexford Opera Festival and chief conductor of the Royal Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra of Antwerp. His opera repertoire includes several world premieres such as Alice (Giampaolo Testoni), Oedipe sur la route (Pierre Bartholomée) as well as the basic Italian repertoire including Turandot, Tosca (Puccini), Rigoletto, I due Foscari, Falstaff, Aida (Verdi), Cosi fan tutte (Mozart) and numerous other operas. He has recorded many Verdi operas including La traviata, Il trovatore, Oberto and many other symphonic and opera works. He conducts regularly at La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Vienna Staatsoper, and the opera houses of Munich, Paris, Brussels, Toronto, Washington, Berlin, Dresden, Barcelona, Tokyo, Zurich, Florence, Venice and many others. He has also conducted the leading orchestras of Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany and many others. He made his Israeli Opera debut in 2012 conducting Rigoletto (Verdi).