Orchestra director - Simone Giusti
Born in 1971, he created a theatre and show production company, Rockopera, in 1998, producing several musicals and tours in and outside Italy, such as “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat” by Andrew lloyd Webber. He’s Production manager for d’Alessandro & Galli, managing concerts of Burt Bacarach, Neil Young, John Fogerty, Backstreet Boys, Damon Albarn, ZZtop, Billy Idol, Mark Knopfler, Lisa Stansfield. In 2012 produced and directed “The Wall Live Orchestra” and the following tours. As orchestra director he directed “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Musical Gala”, “The Wall Live Orchestra”.
Director - Emiliano Galigani
Born in 1973, he studied Movie & Production. In 2001 after several experiences in the movie industry and theatre he got involved in TV and film production by building up a Theatrical and Cinematographic Production Company: Metropolis. He wrote and directed various subjects, screenplays, plays and musicals, including “Faber Circus” (2003), “The strange case of Mr. D” (2005) and “Welcome To The Machine” (2005/2010), “the Wall live Orchestra” (2012). In 2014 he directed his first feature movie "The Imago" and won the Manchester Film festival for best Movie. From 2015 until today he has been producing both for cinema (The little tings, A Summer's Eve, Paperman) and live entertainment.
Orchestra president - Mario Menicagli
Born in 1963, he graduated in violin in 1985 and he performed over 40 solo concerts with orchestra between 1994 and 1997. Since 2002 he has conducted over one hundred performances in the Opera field. He directed, just to name a few, Stefano Bollani, Antonella Ruggiero, Kenny Wheeler, Ron, Lucio Dalla, Irio De Paula, Alirio Diaz, Marco Fornaciari, Maurizio Colonna. From 2010 until 2014 Menicagli was Artistic Director for the Effetto Venezia Festival in Livorno. In 2017 he directed "La traviata", "Madama Butterfly" and "Cavalleria rusticana" in Mantua and "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" and "La traviata" in Adria. He is author and composer of two famous Pop Operas: "Puss in boots" and "Cenerentola - l'Opera Pop". Since 2015 he has been the artistic director of Open Opera, a talent show for opera and since 2020 he has been the administrative director of the Goldoni Theater in Livorno.