Jader Bignamini is Resident Conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica la Verdi, following his appointment as Assistant Conductor in 2010 by Riccardo Chailly.

Highlights of the 18-19 season include debuts at the Vienna State Opera and Dutch National Opera conducting Madama Butterfly and a debut with the Milwaukee Symphony; return engagements with Oper Frankfurt conducting La forza del destino and Santa Fe Opera conducting La BohèmeLa Traviata in Tokyo directed by Sofia Coppola; and return engagements with the Slovenian and Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestras. He continues to tour extensively with soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Yusif Eyvazov.

Bignamini's 17-18 season included his Metropolitan Opera debut conducting Madama Butterfly, Ópera de Tenerife conducting Don Carlo, and the San Diego Symphony, as well as a return engagement with Teatro Massimo. He made his debut stepping in for Leonard Slatkin with the Detroit Symphony that resulted in an immediate reinvitation. 

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