Federico Tibone is an Italian conductor, pianist and vocal coach. Choosed by Lawrence Foster in 2022 he's currently associate conductor in Opéra de Marseille and Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille (music director Michele Spotti), and associate professor of the Conducting Department at the Conservatoire de Lille.

Federico is originally from Turin, where he studied piano with Vera Drenkova. After graduating the Conservatory, he collaborated with Teatro Regio di Torino as a vocal coach for many productions, like La Boheme, La Traviata, Norma and Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

In 2015 he moves to Paris, where he studies conducting with Nicolas Brochot and becomes a member of the Académie de l’Opéra National de Paris as a vocal coach, where he would take part in productions as La Traviata, Tosca, Die Lustige Witwe, Iphigenie en Tauride, Orfeo.

He conducted Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte and Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in Orvieto (2017, 2020), Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera in Abay National Opera (Kazakhstan, 2018) and Offenbach’s La Perichole in Paris (2021).

His collaborations with conductors and singers include artists such as Bertrand de Billy, Dan Ettinger, Paolo Arrivabeni, Michele Spotti, Frédéric Chaslin, José van Dam, Sophie Koch, Thomas Hampson, Véronique Gens, Anja Harteros and Ramon Vargas.

Federico won 2nd prize at the 26th edition of “Premio Venezia” piano competition (Teatro la Fenice, Venice, 2009) and 2nd prize at the 8th International competition for opera conductors “L. Mancinelli” (Orvieto, Italy, 2018) and was a finalist of the 56th and 57th edition of the prestigious Besançon Competition for Young Conductors (2019, 2021).

The 23/24 season announces Paganini by Franz Léhar at Théâtre de l’Odéon in Marseille, two symphonic concerts in Opéra de Marseille and pedagogical performances with Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille.

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Madama Butterfly

G. PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly
Opera in 2 acts

Schola Cantorum San Gregorio Magno
Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana
José Miguel Pérez Sierra, conductor
Federico Tibone, assistant conductor

Fondazione Teatro Coccia, Novara (IT)