" Under Vito Lattarulo's direction, the Sinfonie Orchester Biel Solothurn
plays a crisp, fresh young Verdi, whose juicy melodies the listener cannot
escape. The tempi are absolutely singer-friendly, the interpretation never
runs the risk of being coarse.
— Online Merker
Vito Lattarulo is a conductor and pianist based in Vienna, Austria.
His versatility and honesty as an artist have always received high praise from both his colleagues and his audience.
As a conductor, his performances during the past seasons at Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn, in Switzerland (among others, Madama Butterfly, Giovanna D'Arco, La Cenerentola, The merry widow, and La fille du régiment) had consistent success with public and critics alike. His recent Summer concert with the Sinfonie Orchester Biel Solothurn, with music by Rossini, Strauß II, Mascagni, Ponchielli, and Dvořák, was no exception.
Vito Lattarulo is also an equally dedicated chamber musician and regularly plays together with several internationally renowned artists. As the pianist of the Trio Fontaine he has recorded the CD opus 1, with music by Beethoven and Arensky, and played the complete cycle of Beethoven piano trios.
After obtaining his master's degree in piano with the highest mark at the Conservatory of his hometown Palermo, Italy, Vito Lattarulo then moved to Vienna to study piano, chamber music, historical performance practice, and conducting at the University of music and perfoming arts and the Music and Arts Private University. In this metropolitan city, he also developed his love for foreign languages. He speaks fluently Italian, English, German, and French.
Already during his studies, Vito Lattarulo was an active concert pianist and repetiteur at several opera productions. Among others, La straniera with Edita Gruberova (repetiteur and stage music director) and Le nozze di Figaro, conducted by Mark Minkowski, both at Theater an der Wien.
In his free time, Vito is a passionate chess and billiard player and loves eating good food with friends.
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