Isabella Ambrosini, conductor and composer, has a degree in literature – history of music, diplomas in choral conduction and composition – old course of study (consisting of a 10 year-course), and has specialized in orchestra conduction with C. Palleschi, B. Aprea, B. Haitink.
Isabella Ambrosini has been artistic director and conductor of the Roma Sinfonica Orchestra and the Coro dell’ Università degli Studi Roma Tre since she founded them in 1999 – formations consisting of 150 young professional musicians selected from the best young graduates of Italian conservatories with ages ranging from 18 to 35 years – performing 500 concerts in Italy and abroad, with an intense and prestigious activity including concerts and teaching with the objective of promoting young talented musicians.
On 12 November 2012 Isabella Ambrosini received the prestigious assignment to conduct a concert in the Italian Parliament, in occasion of the annual celebrations for the Italian fallen in international peace missions, so far the only female conductor to have ever received such an invitation.
The Orchestra Roma Sinfonica and the Coro dell’Università Roma Tre and soloists – for a total of 120 musicians- conducted by M° Ambrosini, performed the Requiem KV 626 for soloists, choir and orchestra by W. A. Mozart. The exhibition was transmitted live by Rai 5 TV.
Since October 2014, Isabella Ambrosini has conducted an annual season at the Teatro Palladium belonging to Roma Tre University – based on a lyric-symphonic repertoire which has obtained great success, in particular with sold-out performances for the 500-seat Palladium with titles like Carmina Burana by C. Orff, La Serva Padrona by G. B. Pergolesi, the Messiah by G. F. Haendel and Cavalleria Rusticana by P. Mascagni, directed by Enrico Stinchelli, with which, for the first time in the theatre’s history, an entire opera with scenes, costumes and a director was performed.
Further, in 2014 M° Ambrosini instituted an annual festival called “Nuove voci nella lirica”, addressed to young emerging opera talents from all over the world.
In August 2017, she was invited to conduct the opera Gianni Schicchi by G. Puccini performed by the Orchestra Filarmonica della Calabria in the Roman amphitheatre of Cirella during the “Cirella Opera Festival”.
She has performed with orchestras such as the Saint Petersburg Philarmonic Orchestra and the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the orchestra of the opera houses of the Baltic states, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Isabella Ambrosini has collaborated with major musical institutions such as Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma, Fondazione Musica per Roma.
She has had the honour of conducting at the presence of S.S. Giovanni Paolo II and Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Republic.
Many of her concerts have been transmitted live by national televisions such as RAI, RAISAT, RAIVaticano, Radio Vaticana, Sky.
M° Ambrosini has built up an extensive lyric-symphonic, operistic and symphonic repertoire, among which:
Te Deum H 626 by M.A. Charpentier; Gloria and Magnificat by A. Vivaldi; the Messiah by G. F. Haendel; Stabat Mater and Serva Padrona by G.B. Pergolesi; Requiem and Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart; Symphonies n. 6, 7, 8, 9 by L. van Beethoven; Petite Messe Solennelle, Stabat Mater, Il Barbiere di Siviglia by G. Rossini; Messa da Requiem, Rigoletto and Traviata by G. Verdi; La Boheme and Il Trittico by G. Puccini; Cavalleria Rusticana by P. Mascagni; Concerto in sol by M. Ravel; El Amor Brujo by M. De Falla; Rapsodia Sinfonica by J. Turina; Carmina Burana by C.Orff.