Sir Antonio Pappano
Sean Rafferty visits conductor Sir Antonio Pappano at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where he is music director.
Sean Rafferty visits Sir Antonio Pappano in his natural habitat ? the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden where the British conductor has been music director for nearly a decade.
Antonio Pappano was born in Essex to Italian parents and his Italian heritage is close to his heart. This, and the influence of his father who was a singing teacher, brought him to the world of opera and he has forged an international career from Covent Garden.
In this revealing interview Sean Rafferty explores Antonio Pappano's world at Covent Garden.