Biography & other information
MIT Associate Professor of Music, 1998-2006; conductor, MIT Symphony
Conductor of orchestras in the United States, Latin America, and Europe
Dante Anzolini (b. 1959) was Associate Professor of Music at MIT 1998–2006, and conductor of the MIT Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. Currently, he is Music Director of the Orchestra of the Teatro Argentino Opera Theater, in La Plata, Argentina, and Principal Guest Conductor of the Linz Theater in Linz, Austria. In April 2008, and again in November 2011, he conducted the Metropolitan Opera in Philip Glass’s opera Satyagraha. Along with performing standard symphonic and operatic repertoire, he is an advocate for contemporary music, and has a special interest in the works of Charles Ives.