Wilson Hermanto
A
Principal Guest Conductor of Cameristi della Scala
Born
Jakarta | Indonesien
Studies
Peabody Conservatory of Music (Baltimore), Manhattan School of Music (New York), Student von Carlo Maria Giulini (Scuola Musica di Fiesole), Pierre Boulez (Lucerne Festival Academy) und Sir Colin Davis

Highlights
Teatro alla Scala for the Centennial Anniversary concert of Leonard Bernstein, Cameristi della Scala (Meisterinterpreten Series Zürich), Mariinsky Theatre (Mozart Don Giovanni), Orchestre national de Lyon (Varèse Amériques), Orchestre philharmonique de radio France, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Cleveland Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra (Mozart late Symphony cycle), Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra with Lang Lang, BBC National Orchestra of Wales,


Prizes

Recordings
21 Music
Short Biography
Praised for his deep musicianship, natural authority, exuberant energy and elegance, Wilson Hermanto is the Principal Guest Conductor of the chamber orchestra Cameristi della Scala since 2017. Upcoming exciting projects conducting Cameristi della Scala are concerts in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Russia (Rostropovich Festival) as well as the Bach St. Matthew Passion project. Starting 2022, Wilson Hermanto and Daniel Müller-Schott are the Co-Artistic Directors of the newly established annual music festival “Vevey Spring Classic” where eminent artists such as Janine Jansen, Nils Mönkemeyer etc are in residence.

In the recent past Wilson Hermanto performed with Cameristi della Scala at George Enescu Festival, took the orchestra to France, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, in addition to performing with them at Teatro alla Scala di Milano. Recent successful debuts as guest conductor brought Mr. Hermanto in front of the Sinfonia Varsovia, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg in addition to the re-invitiations conducting the Mariinsky Orchestra, Orchestre national de Metz and Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra.

At the invitation of Valery Gergiev, Wilson Hermanto conducted a stage production of Mozart Don Giovanni at the Mariinsky Theatre. Celebrating Pierre Boulez's 90th anniversary in 2015, Mr. Hermanto conducted the new music group Ensemble Contrechamps in Geneva. Wilson Hermanto performs regularly in France where he has worked with various important French orchestras such as Orchestre national de Lyon, Orchestre philharmonique de radio France, Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestre de chambre de Paris, Orchestre national d'Île de France, Orchestre national de Bretagne etc.

Around the globe Mr. Hermanto has worked with the Cleveland Orchestra, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken, Prague Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, Orchestre de chambre de Lausanne, NDR Radio Philharmonie Hannover, Ulster Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre de chambre de Genève etc.

Born in Indonesia of Chinese descent and a current Swiss resident, Wilson Hermanto graduated from the Peabody Conservatory of Music majoring in violin and obtained conducting degree from the Manhattan School of Music studying with the Swedish Maestro Sixten Ehrling.

2020/2021
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