graduated with distinction from the Conservatory N.
Piccinni in Bari, in Southern Italy, teacher in the same
conservatory of music in Bari and in Foggia. He played with the
Symphony Orchestras of Bari, Lanciano, Pescara, Fiesole and
Alexandria. With the Orchestra
of the Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari, Giovanni participated
in prominent tours in great international theaters in cities as:
Paris, Leningrad, Rio De Janeiro, Cairo, Sydney, Moscow, Lille and
San Paolo. Many recordings were made for RAI and other renown
record companies, under the direction of noted conductors such as
Claudio Abbado, Daniel Oren, Carlo Franci, Evelino Pidň, Janos Acs,
Seymour Lipkin, Michele Marvulli, Bruno Aprea, Nicola Hansalik
Samale and Donato Renzetti.
a Director who stirs excitement with his charisma and quality of
directions, is considered one of the great conducting talents of
Southern Italy. He studied Conducting and Composition with Maestro
Nicola Samale, Maestro Franco Ferrara and Maestro Nicola Germinario. Giovanni is
the author of numerous arrangements for large symphony orchestras as
well as compositions and transcriptions performed by symphony and
wind orchestras throughout Europe. At the Conservatory
Nino Rota of Monopoli, he studied Management and Technical
Consultation with Maestro Maurizio Billi. With distinction he
graduated in Instrumentation, Coordination and Direction for wind
orchestra with Maestro Fulvio Creux in Pescara.
For over fifteen years he's dedicated himself
to directing wind orchestras of Puglia, Abruzzo and Campania,
directing more than a thousand concerts in Italy and abroad. At Competition
Atessa in 2008, he won the award
for Best Director and the ensemble directed by him won first in its
category. In Bergamo, 2010, Giovanni received
the Abbiati Prize VIII Edition for the implementation of Cavalleria
Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni, from the music critics of the National
He was a component of numerous examination
boards in several conservatories of music and contests of national
and international levels. In 2011 he became the Chairman of the Artistic
Commission that annually awards
Award in Puglia.
Since 2013 he has been the resident conductor
of the Pugliese Philharmonic
Orchestra, of which he has directed the most
important productions and concerts in the most prestigious theaters
in Southern Italy, collaborating with artists such as: Stef Burns,
Maria Pia Piscitelli, Marco Misciagna, Evgeny Starodubsten,
Andrea Braido, Francesco Defronzo, Sklodowsky Bartosz, Anna
Genushene, Mai Koshio, Gianni Ciardo, Carlo Monopoli and others.
In the current year he was confirmed to the direction of the “Noicattaro
Wind Orchestra”, with which he won the 1st Prize of the "Sinfonica"
section of the 3rd Band Tour Competition at the Ferrandina Wind