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How to Choose a Music Director without Talking to Agents

We have received a report on how the city of Guayaquil in Ecuador (pop. 3.8 million) went about selecting a chief conductor and artistic director for its symphony orchestra. It’s an object lesson in transparency. Why can’t others do the …

Breaking news: Dante Santiago Anzolini conducts the world premiere of Glass’ Appomattox in his debut at the Washington National Opera

Maestro Anzolini will have the honor to conduct the new version of Philip Glass opera Appomattox at the Washington National Opera. The world premiere will take place on November 14, 2015. The piece is based on the parallel stories of …

The oldest orchestral conducting competition in the world. Maestro Anzolini, jury member.

Maestro Dante Santiago Anzolini has the honor and privilege to be part of the jury to the oldest, and arguably one of the most important conducting competitions in the world.

La Stampa announces Glass Akhnaten Premiere in Italy.

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Dante Santiago Anzolini makes his debut in Torino and Milano

Mo. Anzolini will make his debut in Torino conducting Akhnaten, opera by Philip Glass. The piece will be premiered in Italy in concert version, on September 13. Soloists, narrator, the Chorus and Orchestra from the Teatro Regio di Torino will …

Outstanding success in Montevideo: Mahler 4th Symphony, Grieg Piano Concerto, and a Cluzeau-Mortet revival.

At the end of the concert, Dante Anzolini received both a standing ovation from the public and a warm applause from the musicians of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Montevideo, Uruguay. The critic Julio César Huertas, from “El Pais” titled a …

Today in Tokyo, 7 PM, pianist Hiroaki Ooi gives the world premiere of a D.Anzolini’s piano piece.

Pianist Hiroaki Ooi will play the first piano version written in history of the Schoenberg’s Variations for Orchestra. This paramount piece of the XX Century is allegedly the most important orchestral piece written by the master. Nobody had attempted to …

World Premiere: Piano solo version of Schoenberg Variations for Orchestra. TOKYO, JULY 12, 2015

Here announcement and map. Concerts series including Mahler Symphonies for piano solo, and the world premiere of the first written version in history of the masterpiece by Schoenberg. In Tokyo, July 12, 2015, at 7PM.

Mo. Anzolini, again invited to conduct in Montevideo, Uruguay.

After a very successful debut in Teatro Solis in 2014, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Montevideo has invited Mo.Anzolini to be part of this season´s concert series. On July 14, 2015, Mo. Anzolini will conduct the beloved Mahler Fourth Symphony, the …

Radio Interview in South America- II Part – April 1st, 2015, at 8.15PM, Buenos Aires time

The second part of the interview about Mo. Anzolini´s career will take place tonight at 8.15pm Buenos Aires time. It will cover his career from 1987 to the present. Journalist Eduardo Borquez will conduct the dialogue-discussion in the show “Compartiendo …

Radio interview in South America, Wednesday 25th at 8PM, Buenos Aires time.

Maestro Anzolini will be guest of journalist Eduardo Luis Bórquez, who leads the show “Compartiendo la Radio” (“Radio sharing”). The interview shall uncover the beginning of the biography of the musician, born in a low middle-class family of immigrant foreigners, …

2015: New airs…a world-premiere, music around the world.

2015 is shaping itself as an opportunity for Maestro Anzolini to work in music as a world-traveler. Some highlights: Maestro Anzolini will be member of the Jury for the Besancon International Conducting Competition. The semifinals are to be held in …

Artikel/Interview, Theatermagazin Oktober 2014, Linz Landestheater, Austria.

An interview by Magdalena Hoisbauer, now on line at the site of the Bruckner Orchester Linz, Austria. (available only in German) Please click on http://www.bruckner-orchester.at/22981_DE.pdf?exp=24569325122148 The page will show the entire interview, conducted before the premiere of Tosca, on September …

“Umjubelte Premiere zur Saisonauftakt” ORF TV. Oberösterreich Heute, 13.09.2014. Internet Video.

TV On line. http://tvthek.orf.at/program/Oberoesterreich-heute/70016/Oberoesterreich-heute/8438206/Premiere-Tosca/8440018

“Atemberaubend und beglückend” Kronen Zeitung. 14.09.2014

“Tosca”-Neuinszenierung von Intendant Rainer Mennicken im Linzer Musiktheater (von Balduin Sulzer) Puccinis “Tosca”, eine musikalisch wie szenisch mit hitzig gedrängtem Ausdruck aufwartende Neuproduktion im Linzer Musiktheater: Die Premiere am Freitag wartete mit prachtvollen Solisten-stimmen auf und erntete viel Publikums-Applaus. Tosca, …

“Opernkrimi Tosca erntete stehende Ovationen in Linz” Kurier Zeitung. 14.09.14

Puccini-Premiere. Die Oper Tosca wurde Freitagabend im Musiktheater mit tosendem Applaus belohnt. (Von Daniel Scheiblerger) Liebe, Gier, Macht, Tod-Giacomo Puccinis Opern-Klassiker Tosca, der am Freitag zum Saison-Auftakt im Linzer Musiktheater am Volksgarten auf die Bühne gebracht wurde, unterließ das Publikum …

Glanzvolle Saisoneröffnung im Musiktheater Linz mit Puccinis „Tosca“ – www.regionnews.at, 14 Sept. 2014

Phantastische Solistenstimmen, vortreffliche Puccini-Orchesterklänge sowie eine optisch und inhaltlich beeindruckende Neuinszenierung von Intendant Rainer Mennicken LINZ. Heiße eifersüchtige Liebe auf düsterem politischem Hintergrund der napoleonischen Zeit, das ist das Thema der Oper „Tosca“ von Giacomo Puccini (1958-1924). Das literarische Vorbild …

„Tosca“: Glänzender Saisonstart im Musiktheater, Neues Volksblatt, September 18, 2014

Von Paul Stepanek Erster Eindruck: Dem Team um den Regie führenden Intendanten Rainer Mennicken ist ein mehr als respektabler Wurf gelungen. Die an sich schon hochdramatische Handlung rund um das Personendreieck der Sängerin Floria Tosca, des Malers Cavaradossi und des …

“Umjubelte “Tosca”-Premiere im Linzer Musiktheater” Wiener Zeitung, September 13, 2014: “Sensationeller Saisonbeginn…”

Sensationeller Saisonbeginn am Linzer Landestheater: Die Premiere der Oper “Tosca” von Giacomo Puccini am Freitagabend im Musiktheater am Volksgarten wurde vom Publikum mit einhelliger Begeisterung aufgenommen. Den Solisten und dem Inszenierungsteam brandete zuletzt ein Jubel entgegen wie man ihn in …

Standing ovation at the Tosca Premiere in the Linz Landestheater, Austria

A thunderous applause enhanced with minutes of standing ovation was the response of public to the Tosca performance last night. A great success for all singers, chorus, orchestra, regisseur, stage and costumes marked the departure for the opera season in …

Dante Anzolini to open the opera season with “Tosca” at the Linz Landestheater in Austria

Mo. Anzolini will open the season 2014-15 for the Linz Landestheater in Austria. He will conduct the great Brucknerorchester Linz, and a remarkable cast, led by Sonja Gornik (Tosca), Marcelo Puente (Cavaradossi), and Tuomas Pursio (Scarpia), with the regie of …

Yet another opener: Mo. Anzolini inaugurates the season in Montevideo, Uruguay

Dante Anzolini has been invited to open the season of the Montevideo Philharmonic in Uruguay. The concert is scheduled on May 13, 2014 in the Teatro Solís. The program includes Rachmaninoff´s last orchestral piece, the Symphonic Dances, and Verdi´s Overture …

Dante Anzolini to conduct the second concert of the season in Curitiba, Brazil

Mo. Anzolini will lead tomorrow Sunday 23rd of March, the Paraná Orchestra in the second concert of the season. The program will start with the Preludio to the Bachianas Brasileras No.4 by Villa Lobos, followed by the Serenade for Strings …

Dante Anzolini to open the symphonic season in Curitiba, Brazil

Dante Anzolini will open the season of the Orchestra of Curitiba, Parana state, in Brazil. On Thursday March 13, at 8pm, he will conduct a program consisting on Verdi’s Overture to “La forza del destino”, the Flute concerto by Nielsen, …

Interview, reviews, comments on Die Jahreszeiten, by Haydn in Klaipeda, Lithuania

Dante Anzolini, the King Beyond His Own Will “Oh, Madonna!” – shouted conductor Dante Anzolini, taking a look at his watch – almost no time left from a short break. The conversation took just a half-an-hour; however, during his visit …

Dante Anzolini makes his debut in the Munich Philharmonie Hall

Dante Anzolini will be conducting a concert with the Muenchener Symphoniker this coming Saturday, January 18, 2014, at 19.30. This will mark his debut in the wonderful Philharmonie Saal. The program is composed of pieces by Bernstein, Gershwin, Piazzolla, Ginastera, …

Die Jahreszeitein by Joseph Haydn in Klaipeda, Lithuania. 20th Anniversary of Aukuras Chorus

Dante Anzolini will conduct the Oratorio “Die Jahreszeiten” (The Seasons) by Joseph Haydn in Klaipeda, Lithuania, celebrating the 20th Anniversary for the Aukuras Chorus, Alfonsas Vildžiūnas, Music Director. The soloists will be Asta Krikščiūnaitė (soprano), Mindaugas Zimkus (tenor), Tadas Girininkas …

Debut in Rio de Janeiro as a composer and pianist

Dante Anzolini has made his debut in Rio on November 22, 2013. He has performed piano with Kevin Vigneau (oboe) and Kim Fredenburgh (viola) at the Sala de Congregação, Escola de Musica da Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro. The …

Philharmonic, vocalists glisten in Brahms

By D.S. Crafts / For the Journal  on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 Long considered one of the jewels of the choral-orchestral repertoire, the Brahms “German” Requiem was given a glowing performance Saturday night in Popejoy Hall by the New Mexico …

Dante Anzolini to return to the New Mexico Philharmonic

After his successful appearance in January of this year, Mo. Anzolini is invited back to conduct a program comprised of Verdí’s La Forza del Destino Overture, Elgar´s Enigma Variations and the Brahms German Requiem with the Choir of the Cathedral …

Summer HD Festival at the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Philip Glass’ Satyagraha conducted by Dante Anzolini Glass’s Satyagraha

Philip Glass’s landmark opera, whose Sanskrit title translates as “truth force,” explores Mahatma Gandhi’s formative years in South Africa. The visually extravagant production, starring Richard Croft, is directed and designed by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch. Satyagraha features minimal subtitles. …

Theaterpur.net. 21 Juni 2012 Kritik, Ballettabend in Düsseldorf

…die Düsseldorfer Symphoniker setzen unter der Leitung von Dante Anzolini die grosse Bandbreite der geforderten Musik zudem stilsicher wie farbenreich um.

Ballet performance in Duesseldorf. Oper am Rhein. Sueddeutsche Zeitung, June 19th, 2012

One knows from a long time what Martin Schläpfer is able to do. Ligeti’s Lontano is a stroke of luck for him, as the Duesseldorf Sympohony under Dante Anzolini unfolds a lucid reading in its dimensionality.

Kompositorischer Volltreffer. Kronen Zeitung 26. Maerz 2012

“Gespräche der Karmelitinnen” am Linzer Landestheater, eine Oper von Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963) in französischer Sprache mit deutschen Übertitlen, feierte am Samstag als Neuproduktion am Linzer Landestheater Premiere: hinsichtlich der Komposition ein Volltreffer der Extraklasse! Das Bruckner Orchester spielte …

Außergewöhnliche Interpretation. Neues Volksblatt, Linz. 26 Maerz 2012

Landestheater: Viel Beifall für die Oper „Gespräche der Karmelitinnen“ “Die Neuinszenierung von Francis Poulencs Oper „Gespräche der Karmelitinnen“ hatte am 24. März im Linzer Landestheater ihre mit großem Beifall aufgenommene Premiere…Poulencs reizvolle, oft nur in Akkorden und Klangflächen schwebende Musik, …

OÖsterreich Nachrichten. Kritik “Karmelitinnen” Maerz 26, 2012

“Mit Francis Poulencs „Gespräche der Karmelitinnen“ stand am Samstag nach 27 Jahren wieder einmal eines der ganz großen Opernwerke des 20. Jahrhunderts auf dem Spielplan des Landestheaters….Musikalisch fand Dante Anzolini einen wunderbaren großen Bogen und ließ der Musik in vielen …

Philharmonic finds way in “New World” Albuquerque Journal, January 2012.

Albuquerque Journal, February 3, 2012 In its first concert of the year, the New Mexico Philharmonic brought guest conductor Dante Anzolini to the Popejoy stage to conduct Dvorák’s Symphony “From the New World” as well as excerpts from Italian opera. …

Von Poesie befluegelt, Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz, Januar 2012

Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz, 24.Januar 2012 Konzert Strawinsky, Dallapiccola und. Co. Staatsorchester setzt mit raren Werken Akzente. …Mit dem argentinischen Gastdirigenten Dante Anzolini stand ein engagierter Orchesterleiter auf dem Podest, der der Musik len angemessenen Schwung verlieh -mit geradezu ansteckender musikantischer …

“Unbekanntes mit grosser Strahlkraft” – Mainzer Rhein Zeitung, 23. Januar, 2012

Konzert. Staatsorchester spielt Werke von Malipiero, Casella und Dallapiccola In ziemlich unbekanntes Terrain fuehrte das Philharmonische Staatsorchester im 5.Sinfoniekonzert mit italienischer Musik des 20. Jahrhunderts…(Im Strawinskij Kalvierkonzert)…am Klavier sass der Exilrusse Vladimir Stoupel, am Dirigentenpult stand als Gastdirigent Dante Anzolini, …

Kraftzentren der Zeit, gespiegelt

FAZ Rhein-Main, 24.Januar 2012 “Italienische Komponisten des 20.Jahrhunderts im Staatstheater Mainz” …Dante Anzolini -ein temperamentvoller, gestenreicher Musiker, der eher als Interpret des sinfonischen OEuvres von Philip Glass bekannt ist und im Zusammenhang damit einige Verdienste erworbenhat- verstand es ausgezeichnet, das …

Satyagraha to be shown in HD world-wide, November 2011

On November 19, Philip Glass’ Satyagraha will be shown in HD cinemas in the following countries Abu Dhabi, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, …

Philip Glass’ Satyagraha: Sounds are beautiful…

indyweek. com – December 6, 2011 …Richard Croft as Gandhi is unforgettable. He and orchestra conductor Dante Anzolini, with his deep experience with Glass’ work,m seem to have been on just the same wavelength, because the mesh of orcehstra and …

Operatic pageantry With Gandhi, Dr. King and a Message of Pacifism

New York Times, November 6, 2011 …Dante Anzolini -the conductor and, necessarily, the hardest worker in the performance, charged with cuing vocal entrances on shifting and threacherous terrain- merited only praise. James R. Oestereich

Ars Electronica, Konzert, Brucknerorchester LinzOÖ Nachrichten, September 6, 2011

Da begeisterte die sehr gelungene Aufführung von Edgar Varèses „Arcana“ wesentlich mehr. Denn vieles, was heute als modern hingestellt wird, hat seine Wurzeln in den überaus penibel notierten, rhythmisch höchst komplexen und harmonisch und dynamisch jedes damalige Musikdenken sprengenden Werken …

Ars Electronica, Konzert, Brucknerorchester Linz. Neues Volksblatt, September 6, 2011

Und dann die Sensation, eine Hommage an große Erneuerer der modernen Musik, zu genießen im Linzer Brucknerhaus: Ein ungemein konzentriertes, ein fabelhaftes Bruckner Orchester spielte Widerspenstiges von Edgar Varese bis Friedrich Cerha. Ein Hörerlebnis, das des optischen Schnickschnacks nicht bedurft …

On the Record: Round-up of discs devoted to music of Philip Glass

The Baltimore Sun, August 2, 2011 …the absorbing, atmonspheric concerto gets a winning performance from soloist Wendy Sutter and the Orchestra of the Americas, conducted by Dante Anzolini.

LINZ: IL TROVATORE – Premiere des Landestheater Linz am 14. 5. 2011 Der Neue Merker, 16 Mai, 2011

….Die Aufführung stand unter der Stabführung vom Dante Anzolini, ebenfalls als Gast. Er brachte Verdi mit plausiblen Tempi und sehr gut abgestimmter Dynamik, auch zwischen Orchester und Bühne, zum lebendigen Klingen H & P Huber

Il Trovatore in der Abbruchhalle

Von allem musikalisch disponierte Verdi-Premiere am Landestheater Linz, Krone Zeitung Linz. 16.Mai 2011 ….Dante Anzolini modelliert diesen “Trovatore” in atmender und dur hischtig schwingender Agogik. Das Bruckner Orchester folgt ihm nuancenreich un beinah immer bereit, die dynamische Skala nach oben …

Glass Concerto, critica El Universo, Quito, 3 Agosto 2010

“Unforgettable concert of Glass” (title)…the interpretation was excellent…much due to the conducting of Dante Anzolini…the orchestra and the conductor gave (Bernstein’s music) an interpretation that the composer would have applauded…the program concluded with Mahler’s 4th Symphony, with a surprising performance, …

Critica El Comercio, Quito, Ecuador, Agosto 2, 2010

“The YOA (Youth Orchestra of the Americas) in Quito’s heart” (title). Dante Anzolini, a great conductor…conducted the YOA with a perfectionism that shows strenuous rehearsals….Philip Glass stood up applauding the South American premiere of his Cello Concerto….the closing of the …

Kritik, Neither, Online Musik Magazin, May 2010

“…again a really impressive evening for the Ballett am Rhein, which positions itself in the great tradition of dance, and in a genial way….the performance of the very good Duesseldorf Symphony …Dante Anzolini is a canny leader…”

Kritik Neither Frankfurter Rundschau, Mai 2010

“Finally Schlaepfer’s Neither. The Duesseldorf Orchestra under the guidance of Dante Anzolini and the soprano Alexandra Lubchanksy work intensively in broad sound planes, the choreographer follow the music as if he accentuated the space rather than the time…”

Kritik Neither, deropernfreund.de, Mai 2010

“The principal section concerned the world premiere of Martin Schlaepfer’s choreography to Feldman’s Neither, the ‘no-opera’ on text by Samuel Beckett, that still was only the sound vehicle to music. M. Schlaepfer succeds to create the circle’s quadratur, making something …

Cinderella Kritik OOnachrichten Linz, Maerz 2010

“Prokofiev’s music, which switches between melodic charm, rapid passageworks, lyric broadness and even irony, demands -because of its rhythmic originalities and refined inspiration- highly developped playing culture. (That was) not a problem for the Brucknerorchester, under the guidance of Dante …

Critic Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico Symphony, January 2010

“…surely, there could be no better argument for the survival of the NMSO than the brillant concert it proceeded to play at Popejoy Hall…Anzolini led (Brahms Third Symphony)… (with the) seemingly intent on polishing every detail. Anzolini applied his reading …

Kritik Muenchen Symphoniker, Abendzeitung Muenchen, November 2009

“..the often understimated Munchener Symphoniker orchestra ws in a splendid mood, played the Bach First Suite for Orchestra with romantic retro-sound -which one has to appreciate once again in the maelstrom of persistent search for period-music sound. Of course the …

New York Times review end of the season 2007-2008

New Era Brings Buzz (and Big Budgets) to the MET (Title) “…Finally, there was the company’s premiere production of <a href=”http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/g/philip_glass/index.html?inline=nyt-per”>Philip Glass</a>’s landmark 1980 work, “Satyagraha.” For me, even during the prime creative period that fostered this work, Mr. Glass …

Satyagraha, New York Magazine, April 2008

“Conducting with spacious beauty, Dante Anzolini brings the score to a quiet, magical finale” New York Magazine, Justin Davidson, April 21, 2008

Satyagraha, Wall Street Journal, 2008

“Those who attend Philip Glass’s “Satyagraha” at the Metropolitan Opera would be well-advised to read the program notes beforehand and then allow themselves to simply surrender to its hypnotic visual and musical magic…. …it is the hypnotic music that submerges …

Satyagraha, variety magazine, 2008

“…the evening…is accompanied by musicianship of the very high order. Conductor Dante Anzolini…keeps a tight rein…” Variety, Eric Myers, April 15, 2008

Satyagraha, Financial Times, 2008

“….the orchestra under Dante Anzolini makes the chugging ostinatos and shimmering arpeggios flirt with poetry.” Financial Times, Martin Bernheimer, April 15, 2008

Satyagraha, New York Times, April 2008

“That the impressive young conductor Dante Anzolini, in his Met debut, kept the tempos on the slow side lent weight and power to the repetitive patterns. At times, though, during stretches in the opera when Mr. Glass pushes the repetitions …

Satyagraha, Los Angeles Times, April 2008

“….everything that reached the eye and ear was on the same exalted level…the Met Orchestra, conducted by Dante Anzolini, an Argentine making his Met debut, let the arpeggios luxuriate. The sound was gorgeous…the singing, from soloists and chorus, was uniformely …

Satyagraha, Washington Post, April 2008

“….an evening that moves forward like a dream….it provides an all too rare demonstration of the fact that new opera can indeed be contemporary art.” ” If the work has a hope of reaching those (traditional opera) listeners, it is …

Satyagraha 2008 MET NYC, New York Post, review April 14

“Musically, under Dante Anzolini, an Argentinean conductror making a splendid Met debut, things sound as fine as the staging looks…” New York Post, Clive Barnes, April 14, 2008

Satyagraha 2008, MET NYC, theatermania.com, April 13, 2008

“…Throughout the work, Glass threads the rhythms, increasing tempi, and mounting intensity of Indian raga. Also, given the profoundly spiritual nature of the enterprise, a listener can’t be dismissed for detecting the echoes of Gregorian chants. Dante Anzolini, the conductor …

Oberösterreich Nachrichten, November 12, 2007

“…an enormous success in the Linz Theater…the faithful standing public greeted the conductor Dante Anzolini with stark applause”….”uncountable curtain calls”… (“almost private” section) “Dante Anzolini, who luckily always returns to Linz, gave Delibes’music the needed dynamics to make the choreography …

Gerardo Leyser, www.mundoclasico.com, published November 21, 2007

“The Vienna Symphony seemed to be enchanted with this program, so having played under the very secure and musical bathon of Mo.Dante Anzolini, it gave its very best” Full Review (Spanish)

Markus Hennerfeind WIener Zeitung, September 23, 2007

Full Review (Spanish) “Spain’s flowers” (title) “Dante Anzolini, with pointed bathon technique, and relaxed gestures -everyone was happy, not last the marvelled audience” Markus Hennerfeind

BS/AH Kronen Zeitung Oeber Oesterreich, September 11, 2007

“A time travel with new sounds”(title) (in Ligeti’s Piano Concerto)…the great solist (Nami Namkawa) found a dedicated and waked accompanying skills…(in Frank Zappa’s music) the orchestra celebrated a full and deeply felt combination between classical and avant-garde harmonies with shuddering …

Hector Coda La Nación, August 27, 2007

Full Review (Spanish) “Memorable concert in Teatro Argentino”(title)

Hector Coda La Nación, May 19, 2007

Full Review (Spanish) “La Traviata, at its best expression” (title) “…the performance just offered in La Plata has the unquestionable merit of having reached the genuine and integral expression of Verdi’s opera…an orchestra that literally embodied the composer’s muscial verb, …

Hector Coda La Nación, December 16, 2006

Full review PDF (Spanish) Teatro Argentino gets new Grand Steinway

Georg Höfer Neues Volksblatt,Austria, October 2, 2006.

Full review PDF (German) “The young Dante Anzolini provided from the podium a shiny performance [of Verdi’s Otello] with a meticulously prepared Bruckner Orchester.To get in this house this genial and complicated score such a sound is simply art.”

Balduin Sulzer Kronen Zeitung, Austria, October 2, 2006.

Full review PDF (German) “Much praise to the conductor Dante Anzolini, whose theater instinct secured an evening of uninterrumped tension.”

Gottfried Franz Kasparek DrehPunktKultur, Salzburg, Austria, October 2, 2006

“… Dante Anzolini is a conductor who breaths with his singers, a precise and fiery opera conductor from the best Italian School…he prepared with the highly motivated Bruckner Orchester and…Chorus pure joy, pulsating passions and wonderful timbres.”

pic Oesterreich, Austria, October 2, 2006.

“The Bruckner-Orchestrer, Dante Anzolini, a splendour”

Hector Coda La Nación, Argentina, July 25, 2006

Full review PDF (Spanish) “Orchestra with new energy…”(title) “….Intelligence and energy posesses this new name [Dante Anzolini] incorporated to the local musical life…”

tur Stuttgarter Zeitung, Bruckner Orchester Linz, May 13, 2006

Full review PDF (German) “United by beauty”

Peter Reichelt Rheinische Post, Dulsserdorff, Germany, May 15, 2006

Full review (German) “Tonhalle: A genuine Bruckner from Linz (title). “:”\u201conce could virtually see the springboard under (Anzolini’s) feet\u2026The guests from Upper Austria under Anzolini’s firm beat moved the audience into rhythmic ectasy -Glass at his best\u2026(with Bruckner\u2019s Fourth) .the …

U. Strohal Tiroler Tageszeitung, Austira, February 23, 2006

Full review PDF (German) “Dante Anzolini, a conductor with special clarity,dedication, and shrewdness… “

Kónya Orsolya Kontextus.hu, Budapest, December 16, 2005

Full review PDF Full review PDF (Hungarian) Full Review (Hungarian website) “Bernstein, Gershwin and Nino Rota would at the outset seem to make for an adequately popular concert, but the result is quite different if an outstanding conductor directs the …

FS Krone Villach, Austria, May 5, 2003

“…lightning end for the Symphonic subscribers in the Congress Center in Villach: Dante Anzolini conducted the Bruckner Orchester Linz with almost explosive gesture and urgency…”

Reidar Sunnerstam Norrkoepings Tidningar, Sweden, May 4, 2003

“The concert finished with Gustav Mahler’s First Symphony. A most exciting performance, with strong antagonisms between the utmost sublime and the apparently trivial within the composer’s broad and complicated work…but (the antagonisms) melted together to a firm unity of enormous …

Giuseppe Pennisi Italia Oggi, November 5, 2002

“(in Philip Glass’ Akhnaten) Dante Anzolini conducts masterly the Philharmonic Orchestra of Strasbourg”.

Pierre-Emmanuel Lephay www.forumopera.com, November 4, 2002

“ the guidance of Dante Anzolini…is superb in the elegiac passages… made of such a beauty and wonderful sensuousness….”

Marie-Fraançoise and Francis Grislin Hebdascope, France, November 2, 2002

“Dante Anzolini….(gave)…a perfect interpretation in every point…” (Glass’ Akhnaten)

Marc Munch DNA Journal, Strasbourg, France, September 25, 2002.

“Dante Anzolini…his baton, of an imperturbable precision, brings up a constantly clean discourse…” (Glass’ Akhnaten)

Richard Dyer The Boston Globe, December 6, 2002.

“Anzolini is a well-trained and versatile musician, with a charismatic podium presence…”

Stephen Marc Beaudoin South End News, Boston, October 31, 2002.

“…in addition to being clear and purposeful, there is operatic fire in his blood. The best sections of the Mahler (Symphony N. 5) really sang with lyric beauty, and the Adagietto was heartbreaking.”

Malcolm Miller Music & Vision Home Page June, 2002

Full Review “ …(about Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 performance) Anzolini’s admirable textural clarity throughout elicited fresh aspects, and engineered a characterful large-scale process that attained its triumphant conclusion with panache.”

Diego Renda Rivista Prometheus Anno I. Numero 20. 4 Marzo 2002

Full Review “there is an orchestra which under the direction of Dante Anzolini surpass (all the difficulties) from the brighter Satie to the darker Weill, through the rarefied crystals of Stravinsky….”

Philip Kennicott Washington Post, November 13, 2001.

The Choral Arts Society engaged conductor Dante Anzolini, who has recorded the work (Philip Glass Symphony No.5) for Nonesuch, to conduct the local premiere. They should engage guest conductors more often. …the chorus and orchestra have never sounded so incisive …

Susan Larson The Boston Globe, May 10, 1999.

“Energy, commitment, and clarity of intention all ran high, thanks to Anzolini’s uninhibited exuberance and his information-packed, eminently readable stick technique.”“Energy, commitment, and clarity of intention all ran high, thanks to Anzolini’s uninhibited exuberance and his information-packed, eminently readable stick …

Richard Buell The Boston Globe, October 26, 1998.

Dante Anzolini brings out the best in MIT Symphony (head title). “The MIT Symphony’s new director, Argentina native Dante Anzolini, not only arrives with an impressive resume…it was clear at the start that Anzolini knew what he was after. And …

Svend Peternell Berner Oberländer, Switzerland, January 20, 1997.

“…the vivid and splendid way of music making of the Berner Symphonie-Orchester under the omnipresent direction of Dante Anzolini…”

Richard Merz Neu Zeitung Zürich, Switzerland, January 20, 1997.

“That would be more evident when the conductor Dante Anzolini tensed the big bows of the piece in a very convincing and ample way with the Berner Symphonie-Orchester, which after the soft elegance in Donizetti, gives a non pathetic, mourning …

Silvia Garcia Der Landbote, Winterthur, Switzerland, January 21, 1997.

“…and the Bern Symphonie-Orchester made music under Dante Anzolini with sensitive and creative force”

Eva Buhrfeind Solothurner Zeitung, Solthurn, Switzerland, January 21, 1997.

“…with discretion, elegant and non-pathetic, it left us a severe, conscious deepness that in the whole of additions of the orchestral accompaniment (Conductor Dante Anzolini), the voice, and the dance, gave way to a great tension, that brought the public …

Jonathan Litt Yale Daily News, February 10, 1997.

“…the Philharmonia’s energy level expanded as the symphony progressed, affording a triumphant flourish at its conclusion”

Abel Lopez Iturbe, Ambito Financiero, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 18, 1997.

“Concert of the Symphony revealed Dante Anzolini, a great conductor.( head title).. A wonderful concert was heard in Belgrano Auditorium. Dante Anzolini’s consecration with the National Symphony featured nothing less than the performance of the first and second Suites of …

Napoleón Cabrera La Prensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 20, 1997.

“Stars go by without being seen (head title) Dante Anzolini led the orchestra with the efficiency and nerve that was needed. It is unfortunate that this concert could not be repeated, but it would be even worse if the public …

M.F. Der Bund, Bern, Switzerland, October 22, 1996. Familienkonzert.

“…very reassuring was, that also the Berner Symphonieorchester, under the very sensitive direction of its Milanese guest conductor Dante Anzolini, did not take its work on the light side….and offered us a delicate, expressive, a really worth it performance of …

Etter Der Bund, Bern, Switzerland, May 22, 1995.

“…(Mozart Marriage of Figaro) sounded ‘different’ under Dante Anzolini’s musical direction in the pit: more lively, spicy, and less in love with piano sonorities. Anzolini’s conception of Mozart has high merits, spontaneous freshness, and a touching naturalness.”

Andrius Zara Respublika, Lithuania, January 12, 1995.

“… the talent of this man is undisputed. (He is a) Miracle worker. This time he inspired the drowsy Klaipeda Music Theater troupe and in mere 20 days he supervised and conducted G. Verdi’s “La Traviata.” Nowadays he works in …

Milda Augulyte Klaipedos Zinios, Lithuania, January 13, 1995.

“Klaipeda has not seen such music success in years. The theatre that was undergoing reorganization and was on the brink of collapse managed to pull together a thrilling performance of G. Verdi’s “Traviata.”…(Anzolini)… did not despair. Instead he worked 14 …

Season opening concert rescheduled to Monday April 11th, at Teatro Solís, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Maestro Anzolini will be conducting the Montevideo Philharmonic at 7.30 on Monday, April 11, 2016. The program will not be altered. Calcavecchia’s Pericón, Mozart Clarinet Concerto (soloist Gervasio Tarragona), and Prokofiev Fifth Symphony. More information at http://www.filarmonica.org.uy/softis/presentaciones/pd/2016-04-11 https://www.facebook.com/filarmonica.demontevideo/?fref=ts

Triumph at the Washington National Opera: six standing ovations in six full house performances.

The final summary of the extraordinary success in Washington: Six evenings that brought six standing ovations. This is a picture of the conductor Maestro Anzolini bringing Philip Glass to receive the huge accolades of audience, cheering the composer and his …

“Conductor Dante Santiago Anzolini does an exceptional job with Glass’ score” Article by Molly Cox -www.brightestnewthings.com

Another view on Maestro Anzolini’s Washington National Opera debut with the world premiere of Philip Glass-Christopher Hampton’s Appomattox. Please read http://brightestyoungthings.com/articles/play-dc-appomattox-kennedy-center.htm

“Maestro Anzolini has pulled off the impossible…” DC Theatre Scene publishes a review on Appomattox

The Washington’s liveliest theatre website has published a review on the performance of November 14. This world premiere composed by Philip Glass (“called by some the greatest living composer”), with text written by Christopher Hampton, was conducted by Dante Santiago …

DC Metro Theater Arts publishes an article about Maestro Anzolini’s “Triumph” in his debut at the Washington National Opera

“Conductor Dante Santiago Anzolini and director Tazewell Thompson triumph in their WNO debuts.” A full review of DC Metro Arts titled “Dangerous”: ‘Appomattox’ at Kennedy Center. It can be read at: http://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2015/11/15/dangereuse-appomattox-at-the-kennedy-center-by-sophia-howes-review-2/

The Washington Post’s Anne Midgette writes on the world premiere of Appomattox: “A superb night at the opera”

Under two different titles, but the same content: on line it is “A superb night at the opera”. At the paper copy of today’s Washington Post in the ‘Style’ section, it is “A second chance helps a historical drama soar” …

Impressive success at the Washington National Opera: World Premiere received with a standing ovation. November 14, 2015.

Maestro Anzolini made his debut at the Washington National Opera, conducting the world premiere of “Appomattox”, with script by Christopher Hampton, and music by Philip Glass. From the moment the last chord was played, the whole audience stood up and …

The New York Times: article on the World Premiere of Appomattox, Saturday November 14, 2015.

Timely and appropriate response: art frames a view on past and present circumstances on racism, war, inequality. The New York Times publishes an article on Maestro Anzolini newest engagement in Washington DC. Please read http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/11/arts/music/revisiting-the-opera-appomattox-in-the-course-of-human-events.html?ref=arts

“Appomattox” -world premiere. Work in progress -Washington DC.

Intensive rehearsals take place at the Washington National Opera. The opera is being rehearsed for the premiere on November 14. The libretto was written by film director and screenwriter Christopher Hampton -1988 Academy Award for “Dangerous Liaisons”, who worked in …

TOKIO: second performance of Schoenberg’s Variations for piano solo by Dante Santiago Anzolini. Hiroaki Ooi, pianist

A great concert taking place in Tokio, Sunday, October 25. The first version for solo piano of the Schoenberg Variations, performed for the second time in history, among great pieces of the Second Viennese School. Here the information: http://www.albanberg.jp/index3_20151025.html Alban …

Article on Akhnaten in Milano, www.alibionline.it – “Memorable evening”

Saul Stucchi writes on the premiere in Milano. Here the link: http://www.alibionline.it/akhnaten-al-piccolo-teatro-una-serata-da-mito/

Article on the Italian Premiere of Akhnaten – “Magnificent performance” writes La Voce del Tempo.

An article, dated September 16, 2015, on the performance conducted by Dante Santiago Anzolini. The title: “THE MAGIC OF AKHNATEN OF PHILIP GLASS, WITH ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS OF TEATRO REGIO. Here the link http://www.lavocedeltempo.it/Cultura/Musica/La-magia-di-Akhnaten-di-Philip-Glass-con-Orchestra-e-Coro-del-Teatro-Regio

USA premiere of “Prelude and Fugue Fantasies” in Albuquerque, NM. June 7, 2015

Kevin Vigneau (oboe), Kim Fredenburgh (viola) y Dante Anzolini (piano) will play a chamber music recital in Albuquerque, NM, with music from CPE Bach, A.Foote and Anzolini. At 10.30 AM, June 7. Information available at https://www.chatterabq.org/product/june-07-2015/