Sir Antonio Pappano
Antonio Pappano in conversation with Edward Seckerson11:16, 21st January 2020
Music director of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano, will share stories from his career in an evening of conversation at the Bishopsgate Institute in London on 30 January
Pappano made his operatic conducting debut at Norwegian National Opera in 1987, where he was appointed music director in 1990. From 1992 to 2002, he was music director at La Monnaie in Brussels, and he joined the Royal Opera as music director in 2002. Since 2005 he has also led the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.
He has made several recordings, both as conductor and pianist, and has presented two series for BBC television: Opera Italia and Pappano’s Classical Voices. He received a knighthood in the Queen’s New Year Honours in 2012 and was awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal in 2015.
Music writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson will join Pappano in conversation as he shares stories and insights from his distinguished career in the opera world.
Antonio Pappano in conversation with Edward Seckerson
Thursday 30 January, 7:30pm
Bishopsgate Institute, London
Standard price £21