Spanish-born conductor Sergio Alapont is noted for his passionate and inspirational conducting. He divides his conducting evenly between symphonic and operatic. Recent opera highlights include Verdi’s Nabucco at Teatro Real de Madrid, Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Teatro Comunale di Sassari, Bizet’s Carmen at the Ópera de Oviedo, his US debut conducting Puccini’s La rondine at Minnesota Opera, a new production of Idomeneo at Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg, L’heure espagnol and Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi at Opera Lombardia, Lehár’s The Merry Widow at Arena di Verona, Donizetti’s Poliuto at Glyndebourne with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Verdi’s Attila at the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Rota’s Il cappello di paglia di Firenze at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and Cagnoni’s Don Bucefalo at Wexford Festival Opera. Upcoming engagements include Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil in Montreal, Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Bizet’s Carmen in Valladolid, and Verdi’s Macbeth at the Luglio Musicale Trapanese. In 2016 he won the best conductor award at GBOSCAR – L’Eccellenza dell’Opera. He makes his INO theatre debut in La bohème, having conducted the work in the company’s livestream during lockdown in March 2021, and in a recording subsequently issued by Signum Records.