In January 2020 Jacopo Sipari di Pescasseroli won the GOLDEN OPERA SPECIAL PRIZE for the New Generation of the OSCARS OF OPERA as one of the most promising conductors in the Italian opera firmament.
He is considered one of the best young interpreter of Giacomo Puccini.
Currently he is professor of orchestral training and conducting at the “Martucci” Conservatory of Salerno
Born in L’Aquila in 1985, at the age of 22 he also graduated in Law, and today he is a lawyer trainee in Rome and Assistant Professor of Criminal Law at "Roma Tre" University; he has also a PHD in Criminal Law, Civil Procedure and Canonic Law with a specialization in Latin language, and he is currently the youngest lawyer of the Roman Rota Apostolic Tribunal.
Graduated with full marks and honors in orchestral conducting at the "Tartini" Conservatory of Trieste under the guidance of Marco Angius, he studied Experimental Composition with Mauro Cardi and Singing with Maria Chiara Pavone, graduating from the Conservatory of Music "Casella "of L’Aquila.
In his career: Principal Guest Conductor of the Puccini Festival Foundation of Torre Del Lago, Artistic Director of The International Midsummer Festival of Italy, Artistic Director of “Sacrum International Festival” in Vatican, Artistic Director of OperaViva Festival in Azerbaijan.
He has been the guest conductor of the best Italian orchestras such as Sicily Symphony Orchestra, Teatro San Carlo Solists Orchestra, ORT – Tuscany Regional Symphony Orchestra, Parma Opera House Orchestra, Teatro Verdi of Salerno Philharmonic Orchestra, “Abruzzo” Symphony Orchestra (ISA), Symphony Orchestra of Lecce and Salento (OLES), Puccini Philharmonic Orchestra, Bari Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Salerno “Claudio Abbado”, “Teatro Cilea” of Reggio Calabria Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Benevento (OFB), and international orchestras like Israel Symphony Orchestra, Athens State Orchestra, Cairo Symphony Orchestra, National Radio and Tv Symphony Orchestra of Serbia (RTS), Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO), Saarbrucken Opera House Orchestra, Istanbul National Symphony Orchestra, National Theatre Orchestra of Serbia, Tbilisi National Opera House Symphony Orchestra, National Theatre Orchestra of Cluj – Napoca, Symphony Orchestra of Zapopan (Mexico), National Symphony Orchestra of Radio and Television of Ukraine, National Symphony Orchestra of Thessalonika – Greece, National Opera House Orchestra of Azerbaijan, National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, National State Orchestra of Plovdiv Opera House – Bulgaria, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Mongolian State, Sri Lanka National State Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, Brasov Philharmonic Orchestra, Stara Zagora Opera House Orchestra – Bulgaria, Latvian National Opera House Orchestra, Albanian Opera House Orchestra, Astrakan Opera House Symphony Orchestra. Tbilisi Opera House Symphony Orchestra, Bucarest Opera House Symphony Orchestra, Krasnoyarsk Opera House Orchestra.
He worked with the best international singers such as Cecilia Bartoli, Josè Cura, Anna Pirozzi, Dimitra Theodossiou, Angela Gheorghiu, Simone Orfila, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Orlin Anastassov, Kamen Chanev, Kiril Manolov, Mirco Palazzi, Anna Maria Chiuri, Donata d’Annunzio Lombardi, Fiorenza Cedolins, Rudy Park, Bruno de Simone, Leonardo Caimi, Rebeka Lokar, Luciano Ganci, Alberto Gazale, Carlos Almaguer e con Ilya Grubert, Michele Campanella, Stefan Milenkovich, Sandro Ivo Bartoli, Alessandro Quarta, Giuseppe Albanese. Per la musica leggera ha collaborato con la star mondiale Anastacia, Amii Stewart, Antonella Ruggiero, Noemi, Ivana Spagna, Simona Molinari, Ron, Grazia di Michele, Mietta, Sal da Vinci, Roberta Faccani, Tosca, Tedesco.
He conducted Italian and international great opera productions such as “Norma” di Bellini, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” e “Cenerentola” di Rossini, “La Bohème”, “Turandot”, “Tabarro”, “Suor Angelica”, “Gianni Schicchi”, “Madama Butterfly”, “Le Villi” e “Tosca” di Puccini, “Rigoletto”, “Nabucco”, “Aida”, “La Forza del Destino”, “Otello”, “Trovatore”, “La Traviata”, “Attila”, “Macbeth”, “Don Carlo” di Verdi, “Andrea Chenier” di Giordano, “Don Giovanni” e “Nozze di Figaro” di Mozart, “I Pagliacci” di Leoncavallo e “Cavalleria Rusticana” di Mascagni, “Lucia di Lammermoor” di Donizetti e “Carmen” di Bizet.
He conducted ballet productions such as “Giselle”, “Swan Lake”, “Don Quixote”, “Sleeping Beauty”, Romeo and Juliet”, “Carmina Burana”, “The rite of spring”.
He also conducted for Italian, Vatican and International TV: Beethoven Symphony n. 4 – 6 – 7 - 9, Tchaikovsky Symphony n.3 and n.5, Verdi Requiem, Mozart Requiem, Rossini Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solennelle, Beethoven Coral Fantasy, Lalo Cello Concert, Weber Clarinet Concert and the Final of the International Sacred Music Competition.
For RAI, he recorded “La Boheme” (July 2019), “Verdi Requiem” (Vitali – Chiuri – Mendoza – Palazzi) (Novembre 2019), “Mozart Requiem” (D’Annunzio – Chiuri – Ganci – Gazale) – “Beethoven Coral Fantasy” (Michele Campanella, pianista) (Dicembre 2019), “Rossini Stabat Mater” (Froli – Molinari – Kovalchuk – Estefan) e Turandot for the 90th anniversary of the first performance at the Great Puccini Open Air Theatre of Torre del Lago by PARAMAX FILM.