Conductor and Pianist
Sydney Opera House. "The Australian Symphony proved exemplary under conductor Stefano Miceli".
The Daily Telegraph
Melbourne. "The orchestra under the dynamic baton of Stefano Miceli played magnificently with a warm, sparkling tone".
Leipzig,Germany. Liszt at Gewandhaus. "Miceli is a
great virtuoso pianist"
"A Capodanno la prima dell'Orchestra del Nuovo Teatro Verdi grazie a Stefano Miceli
Stefano Miceli has established a reputation as one of the foremost Italian pianists and conductors performing today.
Stefano is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Nuovo Teatro Verdi Foundation in Brindisi, Italy, Music Director of the Orchestra del Nuovo Teatro Verdi, Music Director of the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra, NY, and President of the Milano Metropolitan Orchestra in Milan.
As a conductor, pianist and regular guest artist at the most important festivals and theaters in the world he has earned the applause of audiences at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Berliner Philharmonie, Fenice Opera House, Beijing's Forbidden City Concert Hall, Donizetti Opera Bergamo, Boston Theatre, Melbourne Arts Center, Bellini Opera Catania, and festivals in Tbilisi, Bangkok, Saigon, Hanoi, Milan, Rome, Napoli, Lugano, Washington, and New Orleans.
Stefano has led to great acclaim many orchestras including the Salzburg Orchestra, Leipzig Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of La Scala, Australian Symphony, La Fenice Orchestra of Venice, European Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Milano Metropolitan Orchestra, Cluje Orchestra, Royal Bangkok Symphony, Slovak Philharmonic, Dallas Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra del Nuovo Teatro Verdi, Orchestra Sinfonica Italiana, Saigon Opera House Orchestra, El Sistema orchestras, "Pomeriggi Musicali" Milan Symphony, Moldova Philharmonic and many others.
He has been the Principal Guest Artist of the Cameristi della Fenice (Venice Opera House chamber orchestra), Principal Guest Artist and Conductor of the Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra at the Gewandhaus, Leipzig (Germany) and Conductor-in-Residence of the Orchestra Sinfonica Italiana.
In November 2010 Stefano made his acclaimed New York debut as a soloist and conductor at Carnegie Hall with stirring performances of his Piazzolla's Four Seasons' arrangement for piano and orchestra and Wagner's and Rossini's masterpieces.
In addition to his performing career Stefano is dedicated to the promulgation of classical education and talent. He has served as Visiting Professor at the Boston University, University of New Mexico, HCMC Conservatory of Music and Hanoi National Academy in Vietnam, Bangkok University, "J.S. Bach" Music School in Leipzig, Melbourne Conservatory of Music, El Sistema Music Schools in Venezuela, National Academy of Arts in Malta, and Steinway Academy Verona, Italy.
Stefano is currently a faculty member at Adelphi University in New York and at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, NYC, and Managing Director and Piano Master Program Director at the Long Island Music Conservatory, NY.
Since 2015 Stefano is the Director of the International Summer Piano Camp of Italy "Brindisi Camp" in Brindisi, Italy.
Stefano is the recipient of the "Abraham Lincoln" Medal (NYC), the Italian Academy's 2012 "Bravo! Award" (NYC), and of the prestigious Silver Medal from the President of the Republic of Italy (2008, Rome, Italy) for his performances in Italy and for his dedication to education. In December 2018 Stefano was given the "2018 Award of Excellence in Performing Arts" by the American Society of Friends of Teatro Alla Scala.
In 2015 Stefano was part of the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella's delegation to Vietnam to conduct the Saigon Opera House Philharmonic triumphantly and mark the official opening of the cultural cooperation program among Italy and Vietnam.
In 2020 the United Nations headquarter Stefano was invited as a conductor to celebrate its 75th anniversary.
In 2023 Stefano welcomed the Under-Secretary General at the United Nations Mr. Atul Khare in Brindisi at Nuovo Teatro Verdi theatre in Brindisi, Italy offering a cultural diplomacy Gala Concert for the United Nations with the Orchestra del Nuovo Teatro Verdi.
Stefano is a Board Advisor at Phoenicia Festival of the Voice, New York.
Stefano is proud to be a Steinway Artist (Hamburg Department, 2011).