Giordano Bellincampi is the Music Director of the Auckland Philharmonia. Born in Italy and moving to Copenhagen at a young age, he made his debut in 1994. Previously, he was the Principal Conductor of I Pomeriggi Musicali, Milan, Chief Conductor of the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, General Music Director of the Duisburg Philharmonic, General Music Director of the Danish National Opera, Aarhus, Music Director of the Copenhagen Philharmonic. Bellincampi enjoys regular relationships as a guest with many orchestras around the world.
Highlights of recent seasons have included concert performances of Verdi’s Aida and Puccini’s Manon Lescaut with the Auckland Philharmonia, and gala performances of Wagner’s operatic and orchestral music with the Duisburg Philharmonic, as well as a strongly-acclaimed visit to Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw Hall.
Giordano Bellincampi has excelled in the field of opera since making his debut with the Royal Opera in Copenhagen with La Bohème in 2000. He has since then conducted many of the great Italian works at the Royal Opera. He has also appeared extensively with Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Bellincampi maintains close connections with many of the world’s leading opera singers including Angela Gheorghiu, Joseph Calleja and Roberto Alagna as well as being a much-requested accompanist by leading instrumentalists.