Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova
The orchestra of the Teatro Carlo Felice began his career in the early '900 and even the bombing of '43 that saw the Teatro seeds destroyed, they stopped the activity symphonic and operatic.
In 1965 the Orchestra became a stable team, a vocation as much lyrical symphony, and has since continued to evolve, enhancing the quality of both the orchestra as a whole, both solo parts entrusted to individual instrumentalists.
Since the '50s on the podium took turns leading conductors, among them Victor De Sabata, Tullio Serafin, Igor Stravinsky, Franco Capuana, Vittorio Gui Sergiu Celibidache, Hermann Scherchen, Sir John Barbirolli, Claudio Abbado, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, Carlo Maria Giulini, Riccardo Muti etc .. In more recent times we recall Georges Pretre, Mstislav Rostropovich, Giuseppe Patane, Vladimir Delman, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Spiros Argiris, Peter Maag, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Myung-Whun Chung, Zubin Mehta, Yury Ahronovitch, for arrive at names such as Daniel Oren (Principal Conductor in the late '80s and 2007 to 2010), Antonio Pappano, Christian Thielemann, Daniele Gatti, Gary Bertini, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Rudolf Barshai, Bruno Campanella, Lorin Maazel, Nello Santi, Michel Plasson (Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra in the early 2000s), Bruno Bartoletti, Sir Neville Marriner, Juanjo Mena (Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra 2007-2010), Diego Fasolis, Manfred Honeck, Donato Renzetti, Wayne Marshall and Dmitry Kitajenko.
In 2012 the Maestro Fabio Luisi has been named Honorary Director of the Teatro Carlo Felice, establishing a 'strong partnership that will continue at least until 2016; Since 2013, the Maestro Andrea Battistoni was appointed Principal Guest; in that capacity they will be entrusted for the next three years some opera productions and symphonic programs.
There are numerous carvings, mainly of opera productions recorded at the Teatro Carlo Felice, made for labels such as Deutsche-Grammophon, Decca, Sony, TDK, Rai-Trade, Arthaus Musik, Dynamic, Bongiovanni, Denon Nippon-and-BMG Ricordi.
With a repertoire ranging from the early eighteenth century to contemporary music, the orchestra of the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa is at the best levels in the Italian market for productivity and versatility, and this has allowed it to express themselves in musical styles are very different. Inside were born, and operate profitably, many groups that contribute, with an intense, the music spread throughout the region and nationally.