Anthony Gabriele

Conductor

Anthony has established an international reputation for conducting with tremendous passion born of a profound knowledge and understanding of the repertoire. He has worked with orchestras and companies as diverse as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Gulbenkian Orchestra (Lisbon), Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Basel Symphony Orchestra, City Light Symphony Orchestra (Lucerne), Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Bulgarian State Opera,  Britten Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata, Abai State Kazakh National Opera & Ballet Theatre, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Oviedo Filarmonía, Orquestra Simfònica Camera Musicae, the Barcelona Symphony & Catalonia National Orchestra, and the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra.

In his varied career, Anthony has enjoyed working with artists such as internationally renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie; Italian tenor, Fabio Armiliato; American tenor, Noah Stewart; Welsh baritone, Gary Griffiths; Latvian accordionist, Ksenija Sidorova and the award-winning Malaysian-born concert pianist, Mei Yi Foo.

Since 2014, Anthony has established himself as one of the finest conductors of ‘Film with Orchestra’ concerts, with performances of Psycho, Vertigo, The Wizard of Oz, An American in Paris, Singin’ in the Rain, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T.: the Extra-terrestrial, Home Alone, Jurassic Park, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Back to the Future, and Apollo 13. This year Anthony will conduct the World Premiere performances of Superman – Live in Concert.

Equally at home in the Opera House, Anthony was a prize winner in the biennial Blue Danube Musik Impresario (Vienna) International Opera Conducting Competition (2011), and his opera credits include Don Carlo, La Traviata, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Cenerentola, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute and Orpheus in the Underworld.

After studying piano, composition and conducting at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Anthony’s career in musical theatre began with a tour of South Pacific, and includes Blood Brothers, Ken Hill’s Phantom of the Opera, A Grand Night For Singing, ChessDear WorldCATS (Australia, UK/International Tour, Cyprus, and the London West End Revival Production), GreaseThe Wizard of OzBye Bye BirdieThe Lion King (Sydney, Melbourne, Shanghai, and London’s West End), Forever Plaid, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera (London’s West End and UK/Ireland Tour), Funny GirlJesus Christ SuperstarThe Sound of Music and Evita.

Between 2014 and 2018 Anthony was Principal Conductor of the British Sinfonietta.

During the 2021/2022 season Anthony will make his debut in France, and make welcome returns to the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, City Light Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Oviedo Filarmonía, and the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra.