Alessandro Cadario currently holds the position of Principal Guest Conductor of I Pomeriggi Musicali, one of the oldest Italian symphonic orchestras, based in Milan. After completing his studies in orchestral conducting at the Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe Verdi, he studied at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena. He has also obtained degrees in violin, choral conducting and composition.
In 2012 he won the Peter Maag Conducting Competition and he gained public recognition in 2015 by conducting Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Henze’s Pollicino at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. In 2015 he debuted at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.
Over the course of his career, he has conducted renowned orchestras such as the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Concerto Budapest, Sofia Festival Orchestra and I Cameristi della Scala. He has also collaborated with different soloists such as Mario Brunello, Vittorio Grigolo, Alessandro Carbonare, Gautier Capuçon, Francesco Meli, Giovanni Sollima ,Francesca Dego and Daniel Muller-Schott. In 2017 Alessandro Cadario was chosen by the Italian Senate to conduct the Christmas Concert, broadcast live on the National Italian Television RAI 1.
Along with the classic repertoire, Alessandro Cadario is interested in contemporary music, which he interprets brilliantly, being both a conductor and a composer. His works have been premièred at New York’s Lincoln Center, the Staatstheater Darmstadt and the Taipei National Concert Hall.
He has premièred many compositions, including From depth to deepness by Ivan Fedele at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova in 2018.
He has also participated in many prestigious projects for youth musicians, such as El Sistema, endorsed in Italy by Claudio Abbado, and performd with the National Symphonic Orchestra dei Conservatori Italiani, promoted by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
Upcoming projects include performances with the Orchestra Regionale Toscana, a return to the Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari and to the International Festival of MITO Settembre Musica.