Artistic Director

Fabrizio Ruggero

Fabrizio Ruggero

Born in Tempio Pausania, he began his musical studies at the Cagliari Conservatory, earning a diploma in choral music and choir conducting and a piano diploma.

He attended composition courses and obtained a second level diploma in orchestral conducting with the masters Paolo Arrivabeni, Sandro Sanna, Angelo Guaragna and Aldo Tarchetti.

He did his specialisation in Florence at the Florence Symphonietta with Piero Bellugi, in Lecce at the ICO Foundation “Tito Schipa”, in Berlin at the International master class with Lior Shambadal and at the Opera House in Liège with Paolo Arrivabeni.

He followed a specialisation course as a teacher and assistant conductor at the Ente Concerti “Marialisa de Carolis ” in the following works: Romeo and Juliette by Gounod, Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart, Signor Bruschino by Rossini and the Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi.

Winner of selection at the Teatro Lirico of Cagliari, in 2013 he was the assistant of Anthony Bramall for the world premiere opera Shardana by Ennio Porrino, directed by Davide Livermore. In 2015, he was invited to the same theatre for the production of “La Jura” by Gavino Gabriel, directed by Christian Taraborrelli – a world premiere. Since 2015, he’s often been invited by the Fondazione del Teatro for various Symphonic and Operational productions. In 2017, in the Season of the Lyric Theatre of Cagliari, he directed the Ape Musicale by Lorenzo da Ponte, directed by Davide Garattini. He received important successes from the public and critics, and in 2018 he conducted the inaugural Symphonic-choral concert of summer activities.

He has also conducted important choral symphonic concerts for the following institutions: Mozart Festival, International Festival of Contemporary Music, Euromediterranean Music Academy Festival, Cagliari Concert Society Orchestra, Villa Aurora Ensemble, Palestrina Ensemble , Ellipsis Orchestra, Tito Foundation Orchestra Schipa of Lecce, Opera Royal de Wallonie of Liège, Teatro Lirico of Cagliari and Berlin Sinfonietta.