Daniele Rustioni is one of the most exciting conductors of his generation. For two seasons he has been music director of the Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari and is presently the principal conductor of the Orchestra della Toscana. In 2013 he received the “Best Newcomer of the Year” award from International Opera Awards in London. Daniele Rustioni regularly conducts in leading opera houses in Italy and abroad, including the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Teatro Regio, Turin, La Fenice, Venice, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Opera North and the Welsh National Opera. During the 2013/14 season he made débuts at the Opéra National de Lyon in France and at the Bayerisches Staatsoper in Germany. Daniele Rustioni is active also in the concert hall. Beside his collaboration with the Orchestra della Toscana, he has conducted the Santa Cecilia Orchestra, the Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, the BBC Philharmonic, the Helsinki Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic and the Monte Carlo Philharmonic.