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Stefano Miceli has established a reputation as one of the foremost Italian pianists and conductors performing today.

As a conductor, pianist and regular guest artist at the most important festivals and theatres 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, Orchestra of Cluje, Bangkok Symphony, Slovak Philharmonic, Dallas Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra, 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 soloist and conductor at Carnegie Hall with stirring performances of  his Piazzolla's Four Seasons' arrangement for piano and orchestra and Wagner and Rossini 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.

He devoted part of his time to serve as create the Music Department at New York's "La Scuola d'Italia"; he is  the Director of the International Summer Piano Camp of Italy "Brindisi Camp" in Brindisi, Italy. Stefano is currently a faculty member at the Adelphi University, New York and Music Director of the AU Symphony Orchestra and Director and professor at the Greenwich Piano Institute.

Stefano is the recipient of the Union League of New York's 2016 and 2019 Abraham Lincoln  Medal (NYC), the Italian Academy's 2012 "Bravo! Award" (NYC), and 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 led the cultural diplomacy initiative that accompanied the visit by the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, to Vietnam. He conducted the Saigon Opera House Philharmonic triumphantly to mark the official opening of cultural cooperation program among Italy and Vietnam.

in 2020 Stefano conducted the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra in New York for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

 

Stefano is a Board Advisor at Phoenicia Festival of the Voice, New York.​

Stefano is proud to be a Steinway Artist (Hamburg Department, 2011).

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". 

Herald Sun

Leipzig,Germany. Liszt at Gewandhaus. "Miceli is a
great virtuoso pianist"
Leipziger Volkszeitung 

New Orleans. "Truly exceptional pianist".

The Times Picayune

© STEFANO MICELI 2020