Damian Iorio was born in London to a family of Italian and English musicians. He completed his violin studies in Britain and the United States before joining the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. During his time in Copenhagen he also studied conducting in St Petersburg before being appointed music director of the Murmansk Philharmonic Orchestra, where he became the catalyst in the subsequent success and growth of the orchestra in opera and concert. His career has since taken him to major orchestras and theatres around the world, including the London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Glyndebourne Festival Opera and Opéra de Paris. He also enjoys working with many youth orchestras in Europe and is music director of the National Youth String Orchestra of Great Britain. In 2006 he received the Knight of the Order of Sant’Agata from the Republic of San Marino in recognition for his services to music there.
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