Born in Rome and resident in Milan, Stefano Salvatori is pianist, composer and conductor, interpreter of classical and contemporary composers, from symphonic to opera and ballet, performing as pianist or conductor.
He studied piano and graduated with highest honors at the Conservatorio "F. Morlacchi" in Perugia and later under Maestro Sergio Perticaroli and Maestro Sergio Fiorentino. He achieved the study of composition and conducting at the Conservatorio "G. Verdi" in Milan. He perfectioned in conducting under Maestro Isaac Karabtchevsky.
From 2001 he is working at Teatro alla Scala as Maestro, assisting conductors as Daniel Baremboim, Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev, Esa Pekka Salonen, Gianandrea Noseda and collaborating with artists of opera and ballet, like Leo Nucci, Jonas Kaufmann, Rolando Villazon, Roberto Bolle, Sylvie Guillem, Svetlana Zakharova and choreographers like Roland Petit, Maurice Béjart, Jiri Kylian, John Neumeier.
He has been conducting, among the others, the Orchestra of Arena di Verona, Orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali, Orchestra of Teatro Bellini di Catania, Orchestra Milano Classica, Orchestra Filarmonia Veneta, Orchestra Sinfonica di Asti, Cairo Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of Mongolian Academic State Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
Among his more recents engagements, in 2010 he was conducting, as italian premiere, the full version of " Blood on the Floor"composed by Mark Anthony Turnage, with the Orchestra of Arena di Verona.
In 2010 Salvatori was invited in Cairo Opera House to conduct a ballet with music based on great symphonic pieces and in 2011 again for a program with works of Liszt, for the 200 years from birth.
In 2013 he prepared and conducted the opera " Carmen"in collaboration with the Cantiere della Musica in Montepulciano.
In 2014 the final concert of the International Price Singing Competition " Etta Limiti" was broadcasted in worldvision on RAI World at Teatro Dal Verme in Milan.
In 2015 " Magic Nights" in the Reggia di Caserta, with the international star Andrea Bocelli and the Grande Orchestra Reale. Later, in december 2015, a full program dedicated to Johann Strauss Jr .was presented in Venice, at Teatro Malibran, in the season of Gran Teatro La Fenice of Venice.
In May 2016 he was invited in Mongolia for a Gala Concert with the Baritone Enkhbat Amartuvshin.
As a composer, his works have been executed from 1997 until today in many institutions: Biennale of Contemporary Music in Zagreb, Fondazione Arena di Verona, Teatro Eliseo in Rome, Teatro Dal Verme in Milan, Festival Bolgheri Melody in Tuscany ,Certosa di S. Giacomo in Capri among the others.
In collaboration with his wife Ghislaine Valeriani, principal dancer in Arena of Verona, he has conducted many Gala Ballets with Principal Dancers from Teatro alla Scala, Teatro San Carlo of Napoli, Arena of Verona, Staatsoper in Berlin, as well as choregraphic creations of Karl Schreiner, Francesco Ventriglia, Giuseppe Picone, Gianluca Schiavoni ,Massimiliano Volpini, Marinel Stefanescu and Joseph Russillo.
In 2014 he was in Catania at Teatro Bellini performing " Coppelia" and receiving a very good critic ( . . ."the orchestra was conducted with great elegance" .Giornale di Sicilia.)
Stefano Salvatori holds masterclasses of musical composition and conducting in relation with choregraphic creations at the Operacademy of the Arena di Verona.
On last 10 september 2016 he was at the head of the Grande Orchestra Reale of Caserta for a Gala Concert in Berlin with a mix program symphonic and operatic, presented in the frame of the season of Garten der Welt.
On october 2016 he has been invited for the second time in Mongolia for the opening of the season, conducting " Giselle".
On July 2017 he has been at the head of the Orchestra of Teatro Bellini from Catania for a new creation of ballet " Carmen" of Bizet, choreographed by José Perez at the Teatro Greco in Taormina, with great critic success ". . . The music of Bizet has been played by the Orchestra of Bellini 's Theatre in Catania in great shape , magisterfully conducted by Maestro Stefano Salvatori."
During summer 2017 again on stage in Barga's Festival as pianist and conductor with the soprano Deborah York and in Bertinoro's international Festival with a huge orchestra of 100 cellos,with first cellos players coming from the most important italian orchestras, like La Scala, Arena of Verona, Teatro Regio of Torino, etc.