Maurizio Simeoli


Lucerne Festival Orchestra



Maurizio Simeoli (1962) studied under the expert guidance of Maestro G. Rocca. In 1984 he was chosen by Maestro R. Muti as octavinist of the Teatro alla Scala and the Filarmonica della Scala in Milan. During the years at La Scala, he performed with the most important conductors of our time: from Abbado to Kleiber, from Sawallish to Ozawa, Giulini, Maazel, Prêtre, Chailly, Barenboim, Gergiev, Chung, Gatti... He also holds the position of first flute and, with various chamber ensembles at La Scala, of soloist on flute and piccolo. In 2011, he left the Milan Theatre and was invited to collaborate with the Staatskapelle Dresden.
In 2012, Maestro Barenboim invited him to Berlin, where he played with the Staatskapelle Berlin (piccolo and first flute) and the Berliner Philharmoniker.
Consolidating a twenty-year relationship, he also performs with the Orchestra della Svizzera italiana (piccolo and first flute) in Lugano. Since 2017, at Maestro Chailly's invitation, he has been a member of the prestigious Lucerne Festival Orchestra. For many years, he was a teacher at the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Eisler Hochschule in Berlin (2012/13) and, since 2022, he has been a flute teacher at the Conservatorio 'F. Venezze' in Rovigo.