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Daniel Smith


Principal Guest Conductor, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa

Australian conductor Daniel Smithrapidly gained international acclaim after winning First Prize, the Golden Baton and the Orchestra’s Choice Prize, in UNESCO’s International Conducting Competition (in memory of Grzegorz Fitelberg), as well as Second Prize in the prestigious Sir Georg Solti International Conducting Competition. His third success was First Prize in theMancinelli International Opera Conducting Competition along with the Orchestra’s Choice Prize in the Lutosławski International Conducting Competition. He then went on to become Direttore Principale Ospite of Teatro Carlo Felice in Italy (2017-2019).

Daniel’s musicality, energy and spirit create an infectious rapport with musicians and audiences alike. Following his highly successful debut as the first Australian to conduct The Mariinsky Orchestra, he has also conducted the Czech Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Spain’s Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana at the Pa...

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Tue 17 Mar 2015

London Philharmonic debut concert

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Wed 6 Nov 2019

"Il Viaggio a Reims"

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4 Nov 2019

DANIEL SMITH

Great success for Maestro Daniel Smith for his debut at Sydney Opera House:

It’s not often that the conductor of an opera wins more applause than

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