Chorus Master / Associate Conductor
Giuseppe Pietraroia is Associate Conductor for both Pacific Opera Victoria and the Victoria Symphony. As a guest conductor he has been engaged by l’Orchestre Métropolitain, Orchestra London, Vancouver Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, Hamilton Philharmonic, Okanagan Symphony, Regina Symphony, Kingston Symphony and Thunder Bay Symphony.
In his role as Chorus Master the Pacific Opera Chorus has become one of Victoria’s leading choral groups. Highlights from the past few seasons include, Simon Boccanegra, Les Feluettes, La Boheme, Fidelio, La Traviata, and Il Trittico.
His extensive opera engagements with Pacific Opera include productions of Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, La Traviata, La Boheme, Lucia di Lammermoor, Norma, Rigoletto, Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, La Cenerentola, Tosca and Let’s Make an Opera/The Little Sweep. In addition, he has conducted productions for, l’Opéra de Montréal, l’Opéra de Québec, Opera Lyra Ottawa, Edmonton Opera, Opera New Brunswick and Calgary Opera’s Emerging Artist Program.