Sergio Alapont, conductor

Resident Conductor of Suzhou Symphony Orchestra
Music Director of Orizzonti Festival in Italy

Principal Conductor of Orquesta Manuel de Falla
Artistic Director of Opera Benicàssim

Winner of II Competition for Conductors City of Granada Orchestra, Sergio Alapont is one of the leading conductors of his generation, Muisc Director of Orizzonti Festival in Italy, Principal Conductor of Orquesta Manuel de Falla and Artistic Director of Opera Benicàssim. He has studied orchestral conducting in New York with Maestro Marco Armiliato, and in Pescara with Maestro Donato Renzetti, finishing his studies with qualification Cum Laude and he also pursued conducting studies with Jorma Panula, Helmuth Rilling, Masaaki Suzuki and Semyon Bychkov.

Alapont has also worked extensively as a guest conductor at such houses as Orchestra of the Spanish Radio Television, Orquesta de la Comunidad Valenciana, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Real Filharmonia de Galicia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Orquesta de Valencia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, Orquesta Sinfónica de la Región de Murcia, Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana, Silesian Philarmonich, Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra, Radio Kiev Orchestra, Orchestra of the Macedonian National Opera, Poznan Opera Orchestra, Gächinger Kantorei, Bach Collegium-Stuttgart, Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo of Naples, Orchestra della Toscana, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Orchestra del Teatro Massimo Bellini di Catania, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Orchestra of the Scottish Opera, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra of the Wexford Opera Festival, Orchestra of Den Norske Opera in Oslo or Orchestre National dÎle de France in Paris between many others, and in festivals as Quincena Musical Donostiarra of San Sebastian, Euro Arts Leipzig, Varna Summer Festival, Orizzonti Festival, Ravello Festival, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Dobbiaco Mahler Festival, or Carinthischer Sommer Festival. He has collaborated with soloists as June Anderson, Tomas Mohr, Plácido Domingo, Teresa Berganza, Isabel Rey,  Juan Pons, Maria Guleghina, Daniela Dessì, Barbara Frittoli o Ainhoa Arteta.

Recent Opera highlights include Attila at the Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania, Don Bucefalo at the Wexford Opera Festival, Il cappello di paglia di Firenze at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Wexford Opera Festival, Don Pasquale at Las Palmas Opera, Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Den Norske Opera in Oslo, Poliuto at the Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos of Lisbon, Gianni Schicchi and Pierrot Lunaire at the Orizzonti Festival, Don Giovanni In Opera Tenerife, Cenerentola in Treviso and Ferrara, Una cosa rara at the Palau de Les Arts in Valencia and at the Teatro Calderón of Valladolid, Le nozze di Figaro in Catania, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Norma and Roméo et Juliette and Aida in Sassari, Tosca in Skopje, Don Pasquale at the Teatro Comunale di Treviso, Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, or La Traviata in Poznan (Poland). He assisted Marco Armiliato in severals productions at the Metropolitan, as Madame Butterfly, La bohème or Sly.

Future engagements for Mr. Alapont include, Tosca in Bari, a Lyric Gala in Shangai, Idomeneo at the Palau de Les Arts of Valencia, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali of Milan, Orquesta Nacional de España, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Orquesta de la Comunidad Valenciana, La Traviata at the Festival Orizzonti 2016, or Otello at the Teatro Calderón of Valladolid.