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,[2] 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.[3]


Preceded by
Juan Pablo Izquierdo
Principal Conductors, Gulbenkian Orchestra
Succeeded by
Muhai Tang