Born in Rome in 1984, Sesto Quatrini has an extensive range of experience as Composer and Conductor. He studied trumpet, composition and conducting in in his hometown, in L’Aquila and in Milan, obtaining three Master’s Degrees with full marks and honours. He moved to NYC attending the Metropolitan Opera House for two years where he became assistant and cover conductor for Maestro Fabio Luisi collaborating with artist like Alagna, Garanca, Opolais, Polenzani, Radvanovsky and others. Furthermore, with M° Luisi, he started his collaboration at the renomated Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca (Italy) where he prepared some operas for Luisi, conducted different concerts and debuted in Summer 2017 the new production of Verdi’s Un giorno di regno, which brought him great acclaims of critic and audience.
Meanwhile Sesto founded two companies in which is acting as Music and Artistic Director: Les Voix Concertantes in Paris and Bare Opera in NYC. Two young and dynamic realities conceived in order to demystify the taboos against lyric world, which produce operas for a new, mostly young, public. La traviata, Rigoletto and L’elisir d’amore have already been performed in historical Paris theatres, while L’Enfant et les Sortileges, L’Enfant Prodigue, Goyescas, La cambiale di matrimonio and Figaro&Figaro (an interesting dramaturgic and musical fusion of Le Nozze di Figaro and Il barbiere di Siviglia) have been performed in unconventional spaces among which art galleries, coworking spaces, ex-industrial loft in NYC.
Several of his works as a composer have achieved recognition and exposure in the classical community, among them in particular Concerto per violino e orchestra and Il Filosofo both presented at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome.
Among his recent and future engagements, the debuts in Vilnius with the NP of I Capuleti ed i Montecchi and in Turin, as part of Torino Estate Reale, in a symphonic concert with the Orchestra del Teatro Regio with music by Bernstein and Gershwin; Un giorno di regno in Martina Franca, Concerts with Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese and Filarmonica Toscanini, the creation of Figaro&Figaro in NYC/Bare Opera, the debuts at Teatro Filarmonico of Verona with a symphonic Concert and Le nozze di Figaro and at Teatro La Fenice in Venice with L’elisir d’amore, his return to Martina Franca with an opera production, other Concerts with Orchestre de l’Opéra de Saint-Etienne, Hungarian and Slovenian Radio Symphony Orchestras, Latvian National Symphony etc.