Famous Conductors from Italy

List of notable or famous conductors from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top conductors born in Italy and even some popular conductors who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian conductors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These conductors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known conductor from Italy is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Arturo Toscanini and Ennio Morricone.

This historic conductors from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian conductors of note?" and "Who are the most famous conductors from Italy?" These prominent conductors of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian conductors.

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  • Adriano Lualdi
    Dec. at 85 (1885-1971)
    • Birthplace: Larino, Italy
    Adriano Lualdi (22 March 1885 – 8 January 1971) Italian composer and conductor. Lualdi was one of those artists in Italy whose reputation was subsequently diminished because of his early and ...more
  • Alberto Randegger
    Dec. at 79 (1832-1911)
    • Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
    Alberto Randegger (13 April 1832 – 18 December 1911) was an Italian-born composer, conductor and singing teacher, best known for promoting opera and new works of British music in England during the ...more
  • Alceo Galliera
    Dec. at 85 (1910-1996)
    • Birthplace: Milan, Italy
    Alceo Galliera (3 May 1910 - 21 April 1996) was a distinguished Italian conductor and composer. He was the son of Arnaldo Galliera (1871—1934) who taught in organ class at the Parma ...more
    • Birthplace: Milan, Italy
    Aldo Ceccato (born 18 February 1934) is an Italian conductor. Ceccato was born in Milan. He worked as assistant to Sergiu Celibidache and was music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from ...more
  • Alessandro Rolla
    Dec. at 84 (1757-1841)
    • Birthplace: Pavia, Italy
    Alessandro Rolla (Italian pronunciation: [alesˈsandro ˈrɔlla]; 22 April 1757 – 15 September 1841) was an Italian viola and violin virtuoso, composer, conductor and teacher. His son, Antonio Rolla, ...more
    • Birthplace: Florence, Italy
    Alessandro Siciliani (born 1952) is an Italian conductor of opera and symphonic music. He is also a composer of symphonic music. Siciliani was born in Florence, Italy, the son of Ambra and Francesco ...more