Speranza Scappucci

Speranza Scappucci


"The real star of this production, however, is not onstage. She’s on the podium and her name is Speranza Scappucci." —DAILYNEWS, Jim Farber - May 2016

"Maestro Scappucci snapped the proceedings back into focus every time her authoritative baton came down, eliciting a reading of the score that was characterized by audacious spontaneity, effervescence and a keen sense of style...Clearly, the talented Speranza Scappucci is a podium star on the rise." —Opera Today - August 2015

"It may be titled “Cinderella,” but there is no question who the star of the production is... When she lifted the baton and launched into the overture, there was no mistaking this lady was a conducting pro... [Scappucci] made Rossini as exciting as Ben Hur at the chariot races!" —DC Theatre Scene - May 2015


Nominated by Musical America “New Artist of the month” in November 2014 and just recently awarded the prestigious “Margherita Hack 2015 award” for Female excellency for her rapid growing international career, Italian born conductor Speranza Scappucci recently made a successful New York debut acclaimed by public and critics with Rossini´s Il Turco in Italia at the Juilliard School/Lincoln Center. She is considered one of the most interesting conductors on the international scene.

Upcoming engagements include LA TRAVIATA and LA CENERENTOLA at the Vienna State Opera, new production of COSÌ FAN TUTTE at the Opera di . . .

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