One of the most esteemed conductors in the world



One of the handful of female orchestra conductors active on an international level
(Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Canada, Japan, Lebanon, Portugal and the United
She is the Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra della Toscana and the Orchestra
Sinfonica Milano Classica and is a member of the Women’s Consultation Group of the
Pontifical Council for Culture, appointed by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi for the threeyear
term of 2019-2021.
She has worked with Bruno Canino, Stefan Milenkovich, Valentina Lisitsa, Carla Fracci
and Andrea Bocelli, as well as the orchestras of Teatro La Fenice, Maggio Musicale
Fiorentino and the New Japan Philharmonic. As part of her commitment to eradicate
stereotypes about women, in 2020 she published the book Le sorelle di Mozart
(Mozart’s Sisters), that tells the surprising and highly-significant stories of creative and
innovative women musicians forgotten in official music history.
She is the recipient of the prestigious Scala d’Oro prize and the Premio Leonia per
l’Audacia. Forbes included her among the 100 leaders of the future and Corriere della
Sera among the 50 women throughout the world who have distinguished themselves for
their professionalism and have been revolutionary, resilient, non-conformist, pioneering
and champions of women, creativity and innovative resources

Unique Women

The traits of female talent (and how they emerge)

– Amazing stories of highly-talented women composers and musicians
– The errors of the past and those we continue to commit
– Ingenious, innovative, sublime: the role of female talent