Speranza Scappucci returns to Juilliard for her New York debut
On November 19th 2014 Speranza Scappucci returns to Juilliard, where she previously studied piano, to conduct the Juilliard singers and orchestra in Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia. Voted as Musical America's New Artist of the Month, Speranza makes her New York debut performing Rossini’s opera as part of the Juilliard Opera season. Since leaving Juilliard, Speranza worked with Riccardo Muti at the Salzburg Festival, Metropolitan Opera, and Rome Opera. She has also worked with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and the Glyndebourne Festival.
Speranza Scappucci’s nomination as Musical America's New Artist of the Month:
Her conducting debut at Juilliard was also featured in this month’s The Juilliard Journal: http://www.juilliard.edu/journal/1411/speranza-scappucci-il-turco-italia