JADER BIGNAMINI is the permanent conductor of the LaVerdi Orchestra in Milan. The Italian made his debut in 2010 with Mahler's fifth symphony and in 2012 he conducted Andrea Chénier and Carmen with LaVerdi.
Recent highlights include Madama Butterfly (The Metropolitan Opera and Wiener Staatsoper), gala concerts at the Salzburger Festspiele and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Il trovatore (Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and Oper Frankfurt), Manon Lescaut (Bolshoi Theatre Moscow), I puritani (Radio France Festival and Teatro Massimo Palermo) and La traviata (Teatro dell'Opera di Roma). He also accompanied the recent international tour of Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov in Asia and South America. Bignamini has been a guest with among others: the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra and the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra. Future: La bohème (Santa Fe Opera), Aida (Canadian Opera Company), La traviata (Bayerische Staatsoper München) and as guest conductor with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Orchestra.