Author: Alessandro Zucchetti
Graduate in Classical Guitar, Choral Conducting, Music Didactics and Lyrical Song from the Conservatory of Perugia, Alessandro Zucchetti obtained his bachelor’s degree in Musical Discipline – Choral Conducting from the same institution in 2012. His thesis was on the topic of composer G.A. Angelini Bontempi. He attended the Academy for Choir Conductors FENIARCO (in 2005 and 2007), led by Filippo Maria Bressan, and followed courses in choir composing with P. P. Scattolin and Simon Carrington, as well as a course in orchestral directing with E. Nicotra and Robin O’Neill. Zucchetti has participated in operatic productions, working with the Lyrical Choir of Umbria (Purcell – Dido and Eneas 2004 and 2007, Donizetti – L’elisir d’amor 2008, Rossini – The Barber of Seville; Verdi – Rigoletto 2009; Mozart Don Giovanni 2014). As a guitarist he has played with a range of Italian music associations both as a soloist, and in duet with other instruments. He is the director of the Polyphonic Choir “G. A. Angelini Bontempi” in Brufa, and of the Choir “ControCanto” in Bettona, Perugia, as well as “Coro Lions”, also in Perugia. From 2013 to 2016 he was secretary of the Regional Association of Choirs of Umbria (ARCUM). He teaches singing and choral workshop at the A. Mariotti High School in Perugia.