VITO CLEMENTE won the Franco Capuana International Competition for Orchestra Conductors of the European Community with Puccini’s Manon Lescaut.
He won the first prize of the “Mitsubishi UFJ Trust” with Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda for the best execution of the year in Japan.
His production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale – directed by Enzo Dara – was awarded as the best performance of the year of the State of São Paulo by the generalist newspaper Folha de São Paolo.
He graduated with honors in Conducting, Composition, Piano, Vocal chamber music, Wind band instrumentation, Choir conducting and Choral music at the Conservatorio “Niccolò Piccinni” in Bari, perfecting himself at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena.
After humanities studies he obtained a degree in music disciplines with honors.