Spanish born Sergio Alapont is noted for his passionate and inspirational conducting. Alapont divides his conducting evenly between symphonic and operatic. He has guest conducted around the world with orchestra’s including Orquestra Sinfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, Bilbao Symphony, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Orquesta de València, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Orchestra della Toscana , Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali , Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
In addition to his orchestral conducting Alapont enjoys a successful career in the opera house. Recent highlights include The Merry Widow at the Fondazione Arena di Verona, Idomeneo at the Opera du Rhin in Strasbourg, Cavalleria Rusticana at the Illica Festival, Norma in Ferrara and Treviso, Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Den Norske Opera in Oslo, Attila at the Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania, Don Bucefalo at the Wexford Opera Festival, Il cappello di paglia di Firenze at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Wexford Opera Festival, Poliuto at the Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos of Lisbon, Una cosa rara at the Palau de Les Arts in Valencia and Lz Rondine at Minnesota Opera.
His studies took him to Valencia, Madrid and Munich before continuing his training at the Conservatoire of Music in Pescara with Donato Renzetti. He also studied with Jorma Panula, Helmuth Rilling, Marco Armiliato, Semyon Bychkov and Antonio Pappano. In 2016 Alapont won the ‘Best Conductor Award’ at the GBOSCAR (Excellence in Opera and Dance).