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About Maestro

Jonathan Brandani

Jonathan is currently in his second year of a two-year Master of Music in Orchestra Conducting program at the Yale School of Music, where he is the Assistant Conductor of the Yale Philharmonia.

He has conducted a.o. the Wiener Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica Puccini, Webern Symphonie Orchester, Maribor International Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica di Firenze, Haydn Symphonietta, Delphi Chamber Orchestra and Royal Camerata Bucharest.  In 2012, he was appointed Musical Director of Lucca Opera Festival (Lucca, Italy); since then he has conducted new productions of Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Cosi fan Tutte.

A passionate interpreter and scholar of Early Music, Jonathan has played harpsichord and organ continuo with several renowned European Early Music ensembles, including Concerto Köln, I Barocchisti and Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera, ArteMusica, Oltremontano.

Jonathan studied Orchestra Conducting at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, where he graduated with full marks and honors in 2012.  At the same University, he also studied Opera Conducting/Répétiteur and Choir Conducting.