Paolo Arrivabeni

Focusing his activity on the operatic repertoire, Paolo Arrivabeni collaborates with the most prestigious European opera houses, such as: Berlin Staatsoper and Berlin Deutsche Oper, Wiener Staatsoper, Leipzig Opernhaus, Zürich Opernhaus, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Semperopern in Dresden, Grand Theatre de Geneve, Opéra Bastille in Paris, Opéra de Lausanne, Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Opéra de Montecarlo, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, Teatro de La Maestranza in Sevilla, Théâtre Municipal de Marseille, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, New Nationa Theatre in Tokyo and Santa Fe Opera.  M° Arrivabeni is  frequently invited to conduct numerous orchestras in Italy and abroad, with a repertoire that includes operas of 19th Century Italian composers, particularly Rossini, Donizetti and Verdi; he is also interested in Russian and German composers, conducting operas by Wagner, Strauss and Musorskij.

Paolo Arrivabeni has been the Music Director of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie from 2008 to 2017.  In the past seasons in Liège he conducted: Nabucco, Macbeth, La Traviata, Lucrezia Borgia, Falstaff, Rigoletto, Boris Godunov, La Bohème, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Otello, SalomeIl Trovatore, La Forza del Destino, I Due FoscariDer Fliegende Holländer, Les pecheures de perle, Tosca, Fidelio just to name a few Afterwards he conducted Le Comte Ory in Geneva, Luisa Miller in Berlin Deutsche Oper, Macbeth and Petite Messe Solennelle in Marseille; La Favorite at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris; La Traviata, Don Carlo, Tosca, Simon Boccanegra and Macbeth in Dresden; Lucrezia Borgia in Munich; La Bohème and Il Trovatore at the Sferisterio Opera Festival in Macerata; Macbeth in Copenhagen.

For his debut at the Concertgebouw Hall in Amsterdam, he conducted Rossinis Stabat Mater, concert that was broadcasted by Radio Vara.  M° Arrivabeni conducted in the past seasons: Macbeth, Maria Stuarda and Nabucco at the Staatsoper in Berlin; La Straniera, I due Foscari and Moïse et Pharaon in Marseille; Roberto Devereux in Florence; Lucrezia Borgia at the Munich Opera Festival; La Straniera in Vienna (Theater an der Wien); Don Giovanni in Monte Carlo.  He then returned to Munich at the Bayerische Staatsoper conducting Il Turco in Italia, after that M° Arrivabeni gained great success conducting Un Ballo in Maschera in Palermo, La Bohème at the Terme di Caracalla in Rome, Puccini's Messa di Gloria in Paris with the Orchestra National de France.

Most recently in Liège he conducted Macbeth, Ernani, Otello, Die Zauberflote, La Bohème, Turadot, Nabucco, Simon Boccanegra and Mozarts Requiem, a concert in Paris for Radio France; Tosca and Don Carlo in Dresden; La forza del destino, Boris Godunov in Geneva; I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Nabucco and L'Arlesiana in Berlin Deutsche Oper; La Bohème at the New National Theatre in Tokyo and in Geneva ; Simon Boccanegra, Boris Godunov, La Favorite, Lohengrin in Marseille; Maria Stuarda in Vienna (Theater an der Wien), at the Opera in Rome and in Berlin; Aida at the Chorégies d'Orange; La Rondine in Toulouse; L'italiana in Algeri in Madrid (Escorial) and in San Sebastian; Verdi's Requiem in Hamburg; Aids-Gala concert in Dusseldorf; Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci in Genoa; Otello and  Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci in Berlin . M° Arrivabeni recently returned to the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro conducting Demetrio e Polibio;  Macbeth in Cagliari;.M° Arrivabeni conducted I due Foscari at the Festival Verdi in Parma, opening the 2019 edition.

In the last few months he conducted Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, Don Carlo, Nabucco and a series of concerts in Marseille; La Forza del Destino in Toulouse, plans include : La Forza del Destino in Berlin and Liège; La Bohème in Dusseldorf;  Nabucco, Luisa Miller , La Bohème and Tosca in Hamburg.

June 2021