Dario Salvi is a busy conductor across Europe and the United States. He specialises in the works of the Strauss Family and their contemporaries like Czibulka, Ziehrer, Suppè, Millöcker, Genèe, Kàlmàn, Monti and many others. These works include some of the most performed overtures in the classical repertoire; waltzer, polkas, marches, gavottes, quadrilles as well as selections from operettas. Maestro Salvi is also passionate about the music of Giacomo Meyerbeer and his repertoire include two operas, his sacred songs and his music for royal occasions. He has also worked with soloists on concertos or solo pieces including works by Busoni, Weber, Suppè, Lindpaintner, Richter, Gershwin and others. His experience is not only limited to orchestral music. Having served as Bandmaster in the Army, Maestro Salvi is also a competent band conductor with a vast knowledge of the repertoire.

Conducting collaborations to date have included:

Opera Repertoire

Auber | La Muette de Portici, Marco Spada, Le Sejeur Militaire

Bizet | Carmen

Humperdinck | Hänsel und Gretel (Hansel and Gretel)

Leoncavallo | Pagliacci

Mascagni | Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Chivalry)

Meyerbeer | Das Brandenburger Tor, Romilda e Costanza, Jephtha

Mozart | Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

Offenbach | Les Contes d’Hoffman, Orpheus in the Underworld

Paisiello | La Serva Padrona

Puccini | La Boheme, Tosca, Turandot

Tchaikovsky | Eugene Onegin

Verdi | La Traviata, Aida, Rigoletto, La Forza del Destino, Nabucco

Bazzini | Turanda

Operetta Repertoire

Genée | Der Seekadet (The Royal Middy), Freund Felix, Der Geiger aus Tyrol, Canon

Kálmán | Die Csárdásfürstin (The Gypsy Princess), Gräfin Mariza (Countess Maritza)

Lehár | Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow), Paganini

Millöcker | Bettelstudent (The Beggar Student), Gasparone

Rumshinsky | The Broken Violin (Tsubrochene Fidele)  דאָס צובראָכענע פֿיִעדעלע

Strauss II | Die Fledermaus (The Bat), Blindekuh, Die Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron), Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood)

Sullivan | The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore

Suppè | Das Pensionat (The Boarding House), Fatinitza, Die Schone Galathèe (The Lovely Galatea), Mozart, Franz Schubert, Boccaccio, Die Afrikareise (A Trip to Africa)

Ballet Repertoire

Feeney | Jean Eyre

Minkus | La Bayadère (Баядерка)

Tchaikovsky | Sleeping Beauty (Спящая красавица)

Theatre Repertoire

Monti | Le Noël de Pierrot (Mimodrame)

Humperdinck | Der Kaufmann von Venedig (The Merchant of Venice)


Opera Festival on Ice | Bietak Productions

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