Italian conductor, Daniele Squeo, begins the 2020/2021 season as General Music Director (GMD) of the Pfalztheater in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Considered an expert in Italian repertoire, he is sought after for his interpretations of bel canto style operas. Furthermore, in 2021 he was nominated as best conductor of the year in the international magazine ‘Opernwelt’ for conducting Salome by Richard Strauss.

Mr. Squeo is a multiple prize winner of international competitions including: 1st Prize at the XVIII Competition for Young Conductors in the European Union (Spoleto, Umbria), 1st Prize at the 5th German Operetta Competition, and prize winner of the 4th Competition for Conductors at Central German Universities with the MDR Symphony Orchestra (Leipzig, Germany). He is a 2012 recipient of the Dirigentenforum scholarship provided by the German Music Council.

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One experiences in pure form how an orchestra, led by Daniele Squeo, can serve singers voices and be done with finesse.

2018, Frankfurter Rundschau by Judith v. Sternburg
about Anna Bolena, Badischen Staatstheater Karlsruhe


September, 22 2023
20:00 h
Opernhaus Zürich

Philharmonia Zürich

September, 26 2023
19:00 h
Opernhaus Zürich

Philharmonia Zürich

September, 30 2023
19:00 h
Opernhaus Zürich

Philharmonia Zürich

October, 13 2023
19:30 h
Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern

Pfalzphilharmonie Kaiserslautern

Trumpet: Simon Höfele

N. Rota: »La strada« Suite
A. Arutjunjan: Konzert für Trompete und Orchester
A. Copland: »Quiet City«
K. Weill: Sinfonie Nr. 1


November, 17 2023
19:30 h
Opernhaus Zürich

Philharmonia Zürich

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Daniele Squeo never lost focus, leading the Vienna Symphony
Orchestra in a gripping account of Verdi’s dynamic score. His crisp
phrases and brisk pacing maintained a lively pulse in the music.

2019, operawire by Eric Simpson
about Rigoletto, Bregenzer Festspielen, Austria


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