Daniele Rosina is a UK-based conductor who has performed at some of the world’s most prestigious music festivals including the Beijing Modern Music Festival, Cheltenham Music Festival and the BBC Proms. In the theatre he has worked as assistant conductor for San Francisco Ballet both in the United States and on tour at the Edinburgh International Festival with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Described as “one of the most gifted and exciting young conductors around” (Birmingham Post) and his performances as having “lilt, sensitivity, flexible space for the music to breathe” and “a real sense of cataclysm” (midlandsmusicreviews.com), Daniele is renowned for his insightful conducting and innovative programming.
A leading exponent of contemporary music, Daniele has conducted Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Ensemble Court-Circuit and Orkest De Ereprijs, and is principal conductor of Decibel Ensemble. He has worked with leading composers including Louis Andriessen, Howard Skempton, Heiner Goebells, Michael Finnissy and Richard Ayres. Daniele is co-artistic director of Birmingham’s CrossCurrents new music festival. He has recorded works for the NMC label, including works by Ed Bennett and Joe Cutler. Many of his performances of new music have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
Daniele is resident conductor and principal conducting tutor at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He regularly leads the RBC’s ensembles and orchestras in concerts and tours across the UK, Europe and Asia. He is principal conductor of the Junior RBC Symphony Orchestra and is currently Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of Birmingham. Daniele studied conducting at Birmingham Conservatoire with Edwin Roxburgh. He has reached the final stages of prestigious competitions including the Leeds Conductors Competition and the LSO Donatella Flick Conducting Competition and has participated in masterclasses with Colin Metters and Pierre Boulez. He assisted Mirga Gražinytè-Tyla with the Royal Gala opening of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
Forthcoming highlights include three programmes with Orchestra of the Swan, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem in Birmingham Town hall, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3 with Lauren Zhang (BBC Young Musician 2019) and Gil Evans/Miles Davis’ arrangement of Porgy and Bess with leading jazz trumpeter Percy Pursglove.