Nicola Simoni


Artist Manager:  Olivier Lefevre

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He earned a degree in orchestra conducting at the Bologna National Conservatory and at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese, in Piano and in Choral Conducting at the Adria National Conservatory (Italy). Nicola studied composition and specialised in orchestra and choir conducting with M° Filippo Maria Bressan (Italian Youth Choir), M˚Piero Bellugi (Florence Symphonietta) and M˚Giancarlo Andretta.  Over the last few years he has collaborated with the Seoul Proart Orchestra (Seoul, Korea), Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto (Italy), Orchestre de Nîmes, choir and orchestra Anima Una of Minsk and Cappella Sonorus Orchestra (Belarus), the orchestra of the theatre « Società italiana » of Lobos (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Ryazan Philharmonic Orchestra (Russia), Penza regional symphonic Orchestra (Russia), Voronezh opera house orchestra (Russia), Kharkiv opera house orchestra (Russia), Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra (Ukraine), Odessa opera house orchestra (Ukraine), INSO Symphonic orchestra (Russia), Bucarest Symphonic Orchestra (Romania), Cluj-Napoca opera house orchestra.

He conducted Carmina Burana (orchestral version) in Teatro Verdi of Padua and Palazzo Ducale of Revere - Mantova , La Serva Padrona at Palazzo Zuckerman of Padova and La Traviata at Pyeongtaek Art Center and at Jinju Art Center (South-Korea), « l’Elisir d’amore » by Donizetti (Theatres of Padova and Bassano del Grappa - Italy), « La cambiale di matrimonio » by Rossini at Teatro Argentino de La Plata (Argentina)  and « Il Barbiere di Siviglia » (Theatres of Padova and Bassano del Grappa - Italy).

M˚ Simoni has worked as assistant conductor of Antonino Fogliani at Dijon Opera house, Lille Opera house and Monte-Carlo opera house.
He has collaborated as artistic director with associations and municipalities  (Artes Italia, Monselice, Selvazzano Dentro, Montegrotto Terme).  Nicola is also the artistic director of the International Lyric Academy of Padova (Italy).
Conductor Simoni has given masterclasses for choir and has lectured about 17th century Venetian choral music at the National Academy of Music of Minsk (Belarus), the "Provincia de Buenos Aires" (Argentina), the Gyeongsang National University (Korea) and at the Iksan musical high school (Korea). 

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