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Alceo Galliera


Well regarded simply by EMI record maker and Philharmonia Orchestra creator Walter Legge, Alceo Galliera was frequently involved for recordings in both years following WWII. Greatest kept in mind for his Il barbière di Siviglia with Maria Callas and Tito Gobbi, Galliera was involved with significant symphony and concerto documenting projects aswell and the outcomes considerably justify Legge’s great opinion. Like a composer, Galliera exhibited a by-no-means negligible skill, though his orchestral functions have already been infrequently noticed following his pension. Galliera’s first teaching originated from his dad, Arnaldo Galliera, a composer and pedagogue whose classes at Parma Conservatory had been in organ structure. Following those preliminary research, Alceo was delivered to the Milan conservatory, where he focused on body organ, piano, and structure. His are students prompted the conservatory to provide him a post as trainer of body organ and organ structure and he started his work there in 1932. A 1941 performing debut leading the orchestra of Rome’s Accademia di Santa Cecilia led nowhere when Galliera experienced compelled to flee to natural Switzerland throughout WWII. Once hostilities got ended, nevertheless, he came back to conducting having a concert in the 1945 Lucerne Festival. Without doubt aided by Legge’s contacts, Galliera found several engagements beckoning. He made an appearance in many elements of European countries, in Britain, South and THE UNITED STATES, Israel, and Australia and in 1957 was appointed citizen conductor at Genoa’s Teatro Carlo Felice. His engagement there lasted until 1960. A regular of guest looks was interrupted once again in 1964 when Galliera approved the positioning of artistic movie director from the Strasbourg Philharmonic. The project there included his performing the greater talk about of concerts; he continued to be in Strasbourg until 1972. Furthermore to his exceptional use the well-known Callas’ Barber, Galliera executed documented recitals by Anna Moffo and Mattiwilda Dobbs and collaborated on disk with such pianists as Schnabel, Michelangeli, Arrau, Gieseking, and Lipatti. He also led the Philharmonia for Dennis Brain’s celebrated documenting of Strauss’ initial horn concerto.

Quick Facts

Died April 21, 1996, Brescia, Italy
Profession Composer, Conductor
Education Milan Conservatory
Nationality Italian
Parents Arnaldo Galliera
Albums Chopin/Grieg: Piano Concertos, Brahms: Double Concerto / Beethoven: Triple Concerto, Respighi, Rossini: La boutique fantasque (Mono Version), Concerto pour piano n°1 / Concerto pour violon, Ouvertures de Rossini (Mono Version), The Beauty and the Voice, Vol. 1, Rossini: Ouvertures (Stereo Version), Rossini: Ouverture de Guillaume Tell (Mono Version), Beethoven: Violin Concerto / Viotti: Violin Concerto no. 22, Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21 'Elvira Madigan' (London Symphony Orchestra feat. piano: Ingrid Haebler), Rossini : Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Greatest opera collection), Beethoven: Concerto pour piano No. 5 (Recorded 1947, Mono Version), Rossini: Le barbier de Séville, ouverture - Verdi: La traviata, préludes (Mono Version), Dvorák: Symphonie No. 9 "Du nouveau monde" (Mono Version), Beethoven: Concerto pour piano No. 1 & Sonate pour piano No. 14 (Mono Version), Beethoven: Concerto pour piano No. 4 (Mono Version), The Singing Actor, Vol. 6, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Vol. 4, Verdi: Préludes & Ouvertures (Mono Version), Rossini: Six Ouvertures d'opéra, Bach & Rachmaninoff: Géza Anda - Die besten Aufnahmen des ungarischen Meisterpianisten, Vol. 10, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Piano Concerto No.27 KV 595, Concerto for two Pianos KV 365 - Johann Sebastian Bach : Concerto for two Pianos, Beethoven: Violin Concerto;Viotti: Violin Concerto No.22, Arthur Schnabel, Vol. 2, Beethoven : Piano Concerto No. 5 ''Emperor'', Les cinq concertos pour piano et orchestre, Beethoven: Concerto pour piano No. 5, Op. 73 "L'empereur" (Mono Version), Piano Concertos Nos. 4 & 5 (Walter Gieseking), Konzert für Violine, Violoncello und Orchester a-moll, op. 102, Bach, Chopin & Scarlatti: The Piano Library, Rachmaninoff: Concerto pour piano No. 2, Préludes, Op. 32 No. 5 & Op. 23 No. 5 (Mono Version), Classical Piano Masters (Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Plays Bach, Grieg, Scarlatti and Other Legends of Classical Music), The Beauty and the Voice, Vol. 2, The Early Records (1952-1956), Mozart & Beethoven: Géza Anda - Die besten Aufnahmen des ungarischen Meisterpianisten, Vol. 4, Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major (Remastered), Rossini: 6 Opera Overtures (Mono Version), Géza Anda: Die besten Aufnahmen des ungarischen Meisterpianisten, Vol. 6, Rossini: Le Barbier de Séville (Stereo Version), Verdi: La forza del destino & Nabucco, Overtures (Mono Version), Brahms: Double Concerto, Op. 102 (Mono Version), Tchaikovsky: Concerto pour piano No. 1, Op. 23 (Mono Version), Gireg: Concerto pour piano, Op. 16 - Schumann: Concerto pour piano, Op. 54 (Mono Version), The Very Best of Richard Strauss: Der Bürger Als Edelmann, Konzert No. 1 Für Waldhorn Und Orchester, Candlelight Classics, Vol. 6, Piano Concerto No. 3 / Egmont Overture, Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Violin Sonata No. 2 (feat. violin: David Oistrakh), Beethoven : Piano Concerto No. 3 & 4, Tchaikovsky: Capiccio italien, Op. 45 - Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 (Mono Version), Liszt: Les préludes & Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien (Mono Version), Opera - Vol. 3

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