Fabio Mastrangelo trained as a pianist at the Conservatorio Musicale “Niccolò Piccinni" in Bari, the Conservatoire de musique de Genève and the Royal College of Music in London, and as a conductor at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese (class of Gilberto Serembe). Furthered his studies under Leonard Bernstein and Karl Österreicher, as well as at the University of Toronto under Michel Tabachnik, Pierre Hétu and Richard Bradshaw.
Since the late 1990s he has frequently collaborated with Russian orchestras. Artistic Director of the Music Hall theatre in St Petersburg, the Northern Symphony and Northern Sinfonietta orchestras, Principal Conductor of the Yakutia philharmonic orchestra Simphonica Artica, Principal Guest Conductor of the Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra and Guest Conductor of the Novaya Opera theatre in Moscow. Directs the festival Opera for All in St Petersburg.
Made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 2008 with the opera Tosca. There he has also conducted performances of Aida, Rigoletto, La traviata, La forza de destino, Simon Boccanegra and I vespri siciliani.
In 2013 he received the Order of the Star of Italy for his contribution to the development of cultural relations.
Engagements for the 2017–2018 season include an appearance with the Northern Symphony orchestra in Nice (France), the Moscow Virtuosi orchestra in Montecatini Terme (Italy), the Russian Philharmonia Orchestra at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in Hamilton (Canada) and a concert performance of the opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail at the Brucknerhaus in Linz.
Information for December 2017