Born in Rome in 1984, Sesto Quatrini obtained three Master’s Degrees in conducting, composition and trumpet, at Conservatory of Music of L’Aquila and perfected in conducting at Civica Scuola di Musica “Claudio Abbado” in Milan.
He currently holds the position of Artistic Director of the Lithuanian National Opera Theatre in Vilnius (LNOBT).
From 2015 to 2016 he has regularly been Assistant and Cover Conductor for Maestro Fabio Luisi both at NYC Metropolitan Opera and at the renewed Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca, where in July 2017 he gave his Italian opera debut with the new production of Verdi’s Un giorno di regno, which brought him great acclaims of critic and audience.
Sesto founded two opera companies Les Voix Concertantes in Paris and Bare Opera in NYC debuting La traviata, Rigoletto, L’elisir d’amore and L’Enfant et les Sortileges (Ravel), L’Enfant Prodigue (Debussy), Goyescas (Granados), La cambiale di matrimonio (Rossini) and Figaro&Figaro (a new dramaturgic and musical fusion of Le Nozze di Figaro and Il barbiere di Siviglia).
He conducted several Orchestras, among others: Danish NSO, Latvian NSO, National Philarmonic of Russia, Simphonique de Saint-Étienne Loire, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Budapest, Philamonique de la Méditerranée, Haydn of Bolzan, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini of Parma, Sinfonica Abbruzzese, Accademia Teatro alla Scala, Pomeriggi Musicali and LaVerdi of Milan, Teatro Regio of Turin, Arena of Verona, of Lirico of Cagliari and he collaborated with soloists such as Elina Garanca, Sondra Radvanovsky, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecen, Roberto Alagna, Olga Peretyatko, Kristine Opolais, Markus Werba.
Among his recent and future engagements I Capuleti e i Montecchi at LNOBT, Le nozze di Figaro at Filarmonico of Verona, Vaccaj’s Giulietta e Romeo at Festival della Valle d’Itria, L’elisir d’amore, La traviata and Il barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro La Fenice of Venice, concerts and Galas in Portorico, at Alte Oper Frankfurt, at Opera of Riga, at La Fenice, at Filarmonico of Verona and at Baltic Music Season; again Traviata at La Fenice, Bohème, Barbiere and Capuleti plus a Lyric-Sympbonic Gala at LNOBT, New Year’s Eve concert in Riga with Latvian NSO, Don Carlo in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Tosca at Teatro Municipale of Piacenza, Mercadante’s Francesca da Rimini in Tokyo for the Japan Opera Foundation with Tokyo Philarmonic Orchestra, La gazza ladra at Teatro Sao Carlos of Lisboa, Otello at Oper Frankfurt, L’elisir d’amore at Tiroler Festspiele Erl and at Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Anna Bolena at LNOBT, symphonic concerts with Toscanini philarmonic, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin with La Sonnambula, in Zurich with Don Pasquale, in Bruxelles with Norma and further engagements with LNOBT, Teatro del Maggio Musicale, Donizetti Festival in Bergamo and others.