Currently holds the position of Principal Guest Conductor of I Pomeriggi Musicali – one of the oldest Italian symphonic orchestras, based in Milan. Widely appreciated as a refined and expressive conductor, Cadario brings a highly charismatic, profound and determined leading in his musical direction.
Over the course of his career, he conducted renowned orchestras such as Mariinsky Orchestra, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Regio di Torino, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Coro e Orchestra della Fondazione Arena di Verona, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Orchestra della Toscana, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Concerto Budapest, Sofia Festival Orchestra, I Cameristi della Scala.
He gained public recognition in 2015 by conducting Henze’s “Pollicino” at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and for the highly acclaimed interpretation of Rossini’s Stabat Mater (“With Cadario, Rossini is Great” La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno).
In 2015 he also debuted at Teatro alla Scala di Milano, during the Festival delle orchestre internazionali.
In 2016 Alessandro Cadario also conducted his Asian orchestra debut with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong in Mozart’s “Great Mass in C minor K.427” and he was invited at the International Festival MITO SettembreMusica and at Venice’s Biennale Musica, conducting the world première of two operas.
For the 2016-17 season Cadario returned to Società del Quartetto di Milano, conducting Tchaikovsky’s “5th symphony” and to Teatro Massimo di Palermo.
In 2017 Alessandro Cadario was chosen by the Italian Senate to conduct the Christmas Concert, broadcast live on the National Italian Television RAI 1.
In 2018 he debuted at Mariinsky Theatre of St. Petersburg and Teatro Regio di Torino conducting Verdi’s Quattro pezzi sacri.
In the past season he leaded with success Norma at the Croatian National Theatre of Rijeka, La Cenerentola and The Nutcracker at Teatro Massimo of Palermo.
He has also conducted the Requiem by Domenico Cimarosa for the opening season concert of Arena di Verona Foundation.
During his carreer he collaborated with soloists such as Katia e Marielle Labèque, Gautier Capuçon, Mario Brunello, Giovanni Sollima, Alessandro Carbonare, Francesca Dego and Roman Simovic.
Alessandro Cadario has always shared his work with some of the most prestigious projects for youth musicians, like El Sistema, endorsed in Italy by M° Claudio Abbado, and the National Symphonic Orchestra dei Conservatori italiani, promoted by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
Along with the classic repertoire, Alessandro Cadario is interested in Contemporary Music, which he interprets brilliantly, with great commitment, being both a conductor and a composer. His works have been premièred at New York’s Lincoln Center, Staatstheater Darmstadt and Taipei National Concert Hall, to name a few.
He conducted many world premieres of composers like Ivan Fedele, Carlo Galante and Marco Tutino.
In 2021 he will conduct at the Maggio Musicale Festival the world première of the opera Jeanne Dark by Fabio Vacchi.