During the 2013-14 season, Anthony Quartuccio returns to share conducting duties with Maestro George Cleve in OSJ’s production of Don Giovanni. Last season, Mr. Quartuccio served as conductor of Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, and was Assistant Conductor for Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. Previously, Mr. Quartuccio shared conducting duties in the 2011-12 season’s company premiere of Idomeneo, and the 2010-11 production of Tosca.
Mr. Quartuccio’s long history with OSJ includes conducting performances of La Cenerentola, The Marriage of Figaro, The Elixir of Love, Così fan tutte, Lucia di Lammermoor, Rigoletto, Roméo et Juliette, Madama Butterfly, The Crucible, La bohème, Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro, Tosca, Carmen, The Flying Dutchman, Don Pasquale, Il trovatore, Falstaff and the world premiere of The Tale of the Nutcracker.
Mr. Quartuccio is music director of the South Valley Symphony and assistant conductor of the San Jose Chamber Orchestra. He holds degrees in conducting from the Curtis Institute and Santa Clara University, where he received an honorary Heritage Foundation Achievement Award for the Arts. Mr. Quartuccio’s conducting and instrumental appearances include the Spokane Symphony, Cabrillo and Brevard Festival orchestras, the Santa Cruz Symphony and the San Francisco Symphony.