Claudio Scimone

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Claudio Scimone

Claudio Scimone (born 23 December 1934) is an Italian conductor.

He was born in Padua, Italy and studied conducting with Dmitri Mitropoulos and Franco Ferrara.[1] He has established an international reputation as a conductor, as well as a composer. He has revived many baroque and renaissance works. His discography includes over 150 titles, and he has won numerous prizes, including the Grand Prix du Disque of the Charles Cros Academy.

He is the founder of I Solisti Veneti (the ensemble with which most of his recordings have been made) and is the honorary conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, Portugal.


  1. ^ Stevenson, Joseph. "Biography: Claudio Scimone". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
Preceded by
Principal Conductors, Gulbenkian Orchestra
Succeeded by
Muhai Tang