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Riccardo Chailly

Riccardo Chailly, Italian conductor. Decorated Grand ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana, Knight Order Netherlands Lion, Cavaliere Di Gran Croce, Italia, Abrogino d'Oro, Comune Milano. Member of Royal Academy Music London (honorary).

Background

  • Chailly, Riccardo was born on February 20, 1953 in Milan. Son of Luciano and Anna Maria (Motta) Chailly.

  • Education

    • Giuseppe Verdi and Perugia Conservatories and with Franco Caracciolo and Franco Ferrara.

    Career

    • Assistant to conductor La Scala, Milan, 1972—1974. Debut as conductor Chicago Opera, 1974, La Scala, 1978. British operatic debut Covent Garden, 1979.

      British concert debut London Symphony Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival, 0197. Debut Metropolitan Opera, 1982. With major orchestras Vienna & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras, Concertgebouw, Orchestra de Paris, London Symphony Philharmonic, London Symphony Philharmonic., Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Phiharm.

      Orchestra; principal guest conductor Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, 1982—1985. Chief conductor Teatro Comunale, Bologna, Italy, 1986—1993, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, 1982—1989, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam, 1988—2004, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Guiseppe Verdi, since 1998. Recordings for Decca records.

    Membership

    Member of Royal Academy Music London (honorary).

    Connections

    • father: Luciano Chailly
    • mother: Anna Maria (Motta) Chailly
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    • 1972 - 1974
      Assistant to conductor, La Scala
      Milan, Italy, Italy
    • 1974
      conductor, Chicago Opera
      La Scala, Sicilia, Italy
    • 1978
      conductor, Chicago Opera
      La Scala, Sicilia, Italy
    • 1979
      conductor, British operatic debut Covent Garden
    • 1982 - 1985
      conductor, London Philharmonic
    • 1982
      conductor, debut Metropolitan Opera
    • 1982 - 1985
      principal guest conductor, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
    • 1982 - 1989
      chief conductor, Teatro Comunale
    • 1986 - 1993
      chief conductor, Teatro Comunale
      Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    • 1988
      chief conductor, Teatro Comunale
      Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands
    • 1998
      chief conductor, Teatro Comunale
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