Marco Armiliato, considered one of today’s most respected opera conductors, is a frequent guest in the world’s most prestigious opera houses. Highlights of the 2014-2015 season included returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Aida and La traviata, Opernhaus Zürich for performances of La fanciulla del West and La traviata, Wiener Staatsoper for Tosca, Andrea Chénier, L’elisir d’amore, and Don Carlo, and Deutsche Oper Berlin for Faust. This past season included performances of Tosca, La sonnambula and Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera, and Madama Butterfly at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. European appearances included Rigoletto and La bohème at the Bayerische Staatsoper, La fanciulla del West at Opernhaus Zurich, and a concert tour through Europe with Anna Netrebko conducting the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra. Making his home in Genoa, Italy, Maestro Armiliato performs extensively in North America, particularly with The Metropolitan Opera.