Past Schedule


May 2, 2023



Kunstuniversität Graz, Brandhofgasse 21 Graz 8010

Mezzo-soprano Tara Venditti and soprano Mardi Byers will join Raphael in a Liederabend featuring "Quarantine Camp," "Due Poesie di Tonino Guerra, the world premiere of NONSENSE! and other  works for voice and piano.

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July 9, 2023


La contesa canora

Raphael will conduct Opera Lucca in the world premiere of his new cantata La contesa canora on a historic libretto by Ottavio Rinuccini

Lucca, Italy
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August 8, 2023


Le parole dei mesi

Teatro Angelo Mariani

Raphael will conduct the young artists of Classic Lyric Arts in the world premiere of Le parole dei mesi, a new work for mixed voices and piano on words by Tonino Guerra.

Sant'Agata Feltria, Italy
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October 6, 2023


ARTikulationen Festival

Kunstuniversität Graz

Raphael will present his most recent artistic research in a lecture recital entitled "Making (Non)Sense: Exploring Phonemes, Neologisms and Extended Vocal Techniques through Composition." The event will conclude with the world premiere of the orchestrated version of NONSENSE!

Graz, Austria
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October 18-29, 2023

Musical Magic Along the Blue Danube

A series of exclusive lecture recitals for Tauck River Cruises

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November 15-17, 2023

Au rythme de la recherche

Sorbonne Université

Raphael will join the 5th Doctoral Conference on Music and Musicology of the Sorbonne to present his recent study on the overlap of catchiness across popular and classical music

Paris, France
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