Daniele Rustioni

Daniele Rustioni


Principal Conductor

He is the Principal Conductor of ORT (from 2014), of the Opéra National de Lyon and Chief Conductor of Ulster Orchestra in Dublin (from 2019). Despite his young age, Daniele Rustioni is already an established professional in the international music scene. The Times stated that he is “clearly another rising talent destined for great things”. He is is regularly conducting the major opera houses, from La Scala, to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, from the Bavarian State Opera to the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Rustioni studied at the Conservatory “Verdi” in Milan where he majored in organ, piano, and conducting (with Gilberto Serembe). He furthered his studies at all’Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena (with Gianluigi Gelmetti) and the Royal Academy of Music in London. He also participated in master classes with Gianandrea Noseda and was an assistant to Antonio Pappano at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, as part of the “Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.” He is regularly conducting the best Italian orchestras as well as the CBSO, the Bournemouth Orchestra, the London Philharmonic, the Ulster Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Belgique and the Nederland Philharmonic Orchestra and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.
He has recorded for Sony Classical an opera album with Erwin Schrott and the series dedicated to the Italian symphonic composers of the XX century with the Orchestra della Toscana: Ghedini, Petrassi and Casella.