A dynamic and accomplished presence both on the orchestra podium and in the opera pit, Luciano Di Martino is highly acclaimed for his intensity and spontaneity, his precision and musicianship.
He has appeared as a guest Conductor with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion, the Hamburg Symphony and the Novosibirsk Philharmonic, where he led celebrated performances of Shostakovich’s Symphony Nr. 11, Mahler’s Symphony Nr. 5 and Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.
Since 2008, Di Martino has been a regular guest at the Hamburg State Opera, where he conducted performances of Verdi's La Traviata as well Andreas Homoki's new production of Verdi's Luisa Miller in 2016. In 2014 he conducted Lera Auerbach's ballet The Little Mermaid, choreographed by John Neumeier, with the Hamburg Ballet and the Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2017 he conducted guest performances of the ballet for the company’s tour to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with the Washington National Opera Orchestra.
Luciano Di Martino made his highly successful debut at the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv in April 2012, directing Mariusz Trelinsky's stylized and powerful production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, a co-production with the Teatr Wielki Warszawa.