Giacomo Sagripanti Named Music Director of Tbilisi Opera and Orchestra

By Logan Martell

Tbilisi Opera and Orchestra has announced that Giacomo Sagripanti has been appointed as their new music director.

Currently the Principal Guest Conductor at the Fondazione Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Sagripanti received international acclaim in 2016 when he was named “Young Conductor of the Year” at the International Opera Awards. Since then, he has appeared with companies such as Semperoper Dresden, Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, Opera de Paris, Rossini Opera Festival, and more.

Upcoming engagements for Sagripanti include “Don Pasquale,” “Werther,” “Tosca,” “La Fille du Régiment,” and “Anna Bolena” with the Vienna State Opera, “Rigoletto” in Paris, and “Turandot” at the Hamburg State Opera.