Score analysis, concertation and orchestral conducting
In 1994 Marcello Bufalini made his international conducting début with the Graz Symphony Orchestra, receiving such an enthusiastic response that he was immediately appointed Principal Guest Conductor for the ’95/’96 season. In the same year he conducted the Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia.
Since then he has often been a guest of important international orchestras, including Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Wiener Tonkünstlerorchester, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunkorchester, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, G. Enescu Philharmonic (Bucharest), Zaghreb Radio Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra Rzeszow (Poland). In Italy he has conducted Orchestra Sinfonica “Giuseppe Verdi,” Milano, Orchestra dell’Arena di Verona, Orchestra Regionale Toscana, Orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano, and Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, of which he has also been Principal Conductor.
In 1997 Maestro Bufalini made his operatic conducting debut at the Wiener Kammeroper in Donizetti’s Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali. He has been a guest of the Slovak National Theater, Opéra du Rhin, Strasbourg, Teatro Verdi Sassari, Teatro Rendano Cosenza, Teatro Alighieri Ravenna, Teatro Grande Brescia, Teatro Marrucino Chieti, Teatro Verdi Teramo. In 2001 he conducted The Art of Fugue, world premiere of Luciano Berio’s project of transcription of Bach’s masterpiece.
In 2006 Marcello Bufalini completed and orchestrated the Piano Concerto in e minor by Felix Mendelssohn, which has already been performed to critical acclaim in Europe, USA, Canada, South America and in Japan at major venues and with leading orchestras such as the Santa Cecilia Orchestra in Rome, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Wiener Symphoniker, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, under such conductors as Fabio Luisi and Yannick Nezet-Seguin. In 2009 the Mendelssohn concerto was recorded for Decca by Riccardo Chailly with Pianist Roberto Prosseda and the Gewandhaus Orchester in Leipzig.
Marcello Bufalini is Conducting Professor at the Conservatorio “Alfredo Casella” L’Aquila, Italy.