Music Director

Filippo Torre was born in Rapallo (GE) on May 29, 1967. He began his musical studies at a very young age, devoting himself to mandolin and piano. Later, in parallel with his Physics studies, he attended the Composition course at the "Civica Scuola di Musica" in Milan. From 1992 to 1994 he also studied Conducting with Ludmil Descev (permanent director of the National Opera of Sofia). He later deepened various aspects of the symphonic repertoire with Polish conductor Bogusław Dawidow and was assistant to French conductor Emmanuel Villaume at La Fenice in Venice and Regio in Turin.

Filippo Torre has conducted the Conegliano Chamber Orchestra, the Accademia Vivaldiana in Venice, the Sofia Chamber Orchestra, the Ploiesti Philharmonic, the Siberian National Philharmonic, the Rapallo Musica Ensemble and the Rapallo "Jean Sibelius" Orchestra in Italy, the Schumen Symphony Orchestra in Bulgaria, the Tomsk Philharmonic and the Karelia Philharmonic in Russia, the Râmnicu Vâlcea Philharmonic in Romania, the Chamber Orchestra of the Basel Academy of Music in Switzerland, the Dnepropetrovsk Symphony and the Zaporozhye Symphony in Ukraine, the Opole Philharmonic in Poland and the Janáček Philharmonic in the Czech Republic. He also conducted the Brussels Chamber Orchestra, the Sinfonia Bucharest and the Chopin Chamber Orchestra as part of Italian tours. In 2004 he participated in the 22nd Pyongyang Art and Friendship Festival conducting the National Symphony Orchestra of North Korea. Since 2009 he has been part of the Artistic Direction of the Cultural Association "Rapallo Musica" - ETS and is the Permanent Director of the ensemble of the same name.

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