“His performances stand out for the refined balances and original ideas about both tempos and phrasing. I consider Andrea Vitello one of the most promising conductors of his generation.” Donato Renzetti
ANDREA VITELLO has recently gained an international reputation thanks to his Warner Classics CD with I Solisti della Scala, praised with words such as: “imposing performance” (Enrico Girardi, il Corriere della Sera), “highest standards of intonation and blend” and “beautifully lyrical and detailed” (Remy Franck, Pizzicato), “Fabulous” (Colin Clarke, Fanfare), “sharp and accurate” (Angelo Foletto, La Repubblica).
He collaborates with several orchestras and ensembles in Europe, USA, Russia and Asia, such as I Solisti del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, “ERT” Greek National Radio Television Orchestra, Budapest Symphoy Orchestra MÁV, Thessaloniki Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo, The Soloists Of Russia Chamber Orchestra, Korea Soloists Orchestra, Argento Ensemble New York, Koszalin Philharmonic Orchestra, Khabarovsk Symphony Orchestra etc.
Andrea has conducted in venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Seul Art Center in Seul, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Sala Verdi in Milan.
His discographic debut on the podium of the Ensemble BIOS, with Arnold Schönbergs’s Pierrot Lunaire, featuring Anna Clementi as a soloist, has raised international critic’s enthusiastic attention (American Record Guide, Das Orchester, Limelight Magazine, Musica Magazine, Amadeus etc…) and is considered by tge critic a “One must have” recording.
Andrea Vitello is a keen interpreter of the contemporary repertoire. He conducted premiéres -both in concert and recording- by authors such as Peter Eötvös, Tristan Murail, Oliver Schneller, Andrea Portera, Alessio Elia, Albertas Navickas, Rita Ueda and promotes young composers discovering and conducting their music.
Andrea is also an enthusiast ambassador of Italian music and rediscovered and conducted several neglected works by less known Italian composers, such as Guido Alberto Fano, Silvio Omizzolo, Mario Pilati, Gian Francesco Malipiero.
He conducted soloists such as Roberto Prosseda, Andrea Bacchetti, Francesca Leonardi, Anna Clementi, Filippo Mineccia, Valentina Varriale, Julia Nikolaieva, Felix Del Tredici, Nolan Tsang, David Taylor.