Francesco Pasqualetti studied Orchestral Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, London with Sir Colin Davis and Colin Metters, at the Accademia Chigiana with Gianluigi Gelmetti and at the Accademia Musicale di Stresa with Gianandrea Noseda.
Maestro Gianandrea Noseda invited Francesco to conduct Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 with the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester, and in 2009 Francesco was invited to attend the LSO Discovery Scheme and had the chance to conduct Brahms Symphony No. 3 with the London Symphony Orchestra.
Francesco Pasqualetti has conducted the Orchestra of the Teatro Regio di Torino several times. He has also conducted the Orchestra della Toscana, the RNCM Symphony Orchestra in Manchester, I Virtuosi del Teatro alla Scala and the Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra, performing with soloists including Boris Belkin and Bruno Canino.
For the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, he performed Nabucco at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna and at the Teatro Regio in Torino. In November 2011, he premiered a new production of Elisir d’Amore for the Teatro di Sassari and La Traviata for the Teatro di Como AsLiCo.
He conducted Zanetto and Mozart e Salieri at the Teatro di Pisa, Barbiere di Siviglia at Stresa Festival, Italiana in Algeri at the Teatro di Como AsLiCo, Il Matrimonio Segreto at the Teatro Regio in Torino and symphonic concerts in Italy and abroad. In summer 2013, Francesco was Maestro Noseda’s assistant and cover conductor for his new production of Rigoletto at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. During the Festival he also conducted two symphonic concerts with the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra, in residence at Aix-en-Provence.
Future engagements include two symphonic concerts with I Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra, La Scala di Seta at Aix-en-Provence Academy, Don Giovanni at Teatro di Pisa.
Francesco has been assistant to Gianluigi Gelmetti, Gianandrea Noseda, Sir Colin Davis and Trevor Pinnock at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Opéra de Monte Carlo, Stresa Festival and at the Royal Academy Opera.
Since 2010 Francesco has been a visiting professor at the National Opera Studio, London for the Italian operatic repertoire.
FrancescoPasqualetti received the Diploma d’onore from the Accademia Chigiana and he has a Magna cum Laude Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Pisa.