Born in Terni, he started to compose music very early when he was just seven years
old, even before the beginning of his musical studies. After graduating in Piano
at G. Briccialdi in Terni, he continued his studies in various Conservatories such
as S. Cecilia in Rome, L. Cherubini in Florence, F. Morlacchi in Perugia and obtained
Degrees in Composition, Conducting, Choral music and Choir Conducting. Up to date
holds a teaching position at F. Morlacchi Conservatory.
His career as conductor took off with his performance in Spoleto of Un Ballo in
maschera of Verdi, obtaining great public success and positive reviews from the critics.
Later Carlo Palleschi was invited to conduct orchestras from all different parts
of the world including: Tchaikowsky Symphony Orchestra of radio Moscow, Tchec National
Philharmonic, Slovak Philarmonie of Bratislava, Bern Festival Orch, Vancouver I.
Orchestra, Budapest Philharmonic, Seoul Philharmonic, Aachen Philharmonisches Orch.,
Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Staats Philharmonie Reinland Pfalz, Edmonton Symphony,
Toronto Chamber Orch., Orch. Sinf. De Cordoba, Losanna Symphony, KBS Symphony, Korean
Symphony, State Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, Hermitage Symphony of St. Pietroburgo,
Kitchener Waterloo Symphony of Canada, Kiev Philharmonic, Orch. Sinf. De Extremadura,
Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia, Archov Philharmonic, National Philharmonic of
Brasil, Orchestra Philharmonica Marchigiana, Philharmonisches Orchestre Heidelberg
He has been guest conductor with many opera companies. He has conducted in Arena
of Verona, Comunale of Firenze, Sferisterio of Macerata, Carlo Felice of Genova,
Bellini of Catania, Festival Pucciniano of Torre del lago, Festival of Spoleto, Politeama
of Greco di Lecce, Teatro Verdi of Trieste, Tokyo Bunkakaikan Theater, Ontario Opera
of Hamilton, New Israeli Opera House of Tel Aviv, Arena of Avenches, Gran Castle
in Bellinzona, Pala Congressi Theatre of Genev in Switzerland, Metropolitan Opera
House in Seoul and National Theater of Korea. He also has conducted the First National
representation of Falstaff and I Puritani in Korea.
Carlo Palleschi has conducted in some prestigious Concert Halls of the world as the
Carnegie Hall of New York, the Philharmonie and the Shauspielhaus in Berlin, the
Seoul Art Center Concert Hall, theBig Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow,
the Philarmonie in München, the Alte Oper and the Jharehundert Halle of Frankfurt,
the Salle Erasme of Strasburg,the Theater of Bellas Artes in Mexico City etc. In 1995
he was appointed as Principal Guest Conductor of Korean symphony orchestra, Seoul.
In the year 2000 he was appointed as Artistic and Music Director of the Symphonic
Orchestra of Tito Schipa Foundation of Lecce (Italy).
In 2001 he became Artistic Director of the Festival Lirica in Piazza of the City
of Massa Marittima. In 2004 he was appointed Artistic Director of Tradition Theatre
Politeama Greco in Lecce.
He has conducted eminent opera singers such as L. Pavarotti, K.Ricciarelli, L. Nucci,
G. Dimitrova, G. Casolla, R. Kabaiwanska, L. Bartolini, R. Bruson, J. Cura, M.Devia,
R. Raimondi, C. Guelfi, S. Bonfadelli, A. Mastromarino, N. Fantini, C. Colombara,
G. Scalchi, W. Matteuzzi, P. Cappuccilli, L. Alva, N. Martinucci, D. Voight, B. Ford
He has also worked with soloists such as I. Oistrakh, P. B. Skoda, A. DeLarrocha,
J.Achucharro, R. Filippini, A. Ciccolini, H. Schellenberger, R. Cappello, M. Damerini,
G. Carmignola, E.Dindo, M. Zanini, S.Pedroni, A. Adorjan, M. Ursuleasa, C. Rossi,
R. Rizzi, O. Kern, A. Nei man etc.
In 2001, Mr. Palleschi conducted Rita of Donizetti and Le villi of Puccini. The perfomances
were recorded live for the label Kikko Music of Milan.
In 2002, he conducted Il Barbiere di Siviglia which was recorded live. He also conducted Il
Corsaro of Verdi which was recorded live by Raisat for Worldvision.
His repertories include all symphonic repertories and more than 40 operas: Aida,
La Traviata, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, Il Corsaro, Macbeth, Requiem, Otello, I due
Foscari, Un Ballo in Maschera, Simon Boccanegra, Nabucco, Falstaff, Tosca, Turandot,
Suor Angelica, Manon Lescaut, Gianni Schichi, Tabarro, La Boheme, Le Villi, Madama
Butterfly, Adriana Lecouvreur, Carmen, Sansone et Dalila, Andrea Chenièr, L’Elisir
d’amore Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Tancredi, Il viaggio a Reims, L'Italiana in Algeri,
Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte, Cavalleria Rusticana, Puritani,
Sonnambula, Lucia di Lammermore, Werther, Fedora, Rita etc.
For the first anniversary of the World Cup 2002 - Korea and Japan he conducted Turandot of
Puccini at the World Cup Stadium in Seoul in co-production with Teatro Comunale of
Florence, State's Opera of Peizing and Korea Arena Opera Festival with the direction
of Thang Yi-mou. He has been invited as a member of the jury of XIV Competition for
young conductors of European Union 2007 Franco Capuana which took place in Spoleto.