Luciano Chailly


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(b Ferrara, 1920; d Milan, 2002). It. administrator, teacher, and composer, father of Riccardo Chailly. Dir. of mus., RAI 1950–67, art. dir. La Scala 1968–71, Teatro Regio, Turin, 1972, Angelicum, Milan, 1973–5, and Verona Arena 1975–6. Returned to La Scala 1977. Art. dir. Genoa Opera 1983–5. Taught at Milan Cons. 1968–83. Comps. incl. 13 operas, 6 ballets (incl. Anne Frank, 1981), orch. and chamber mus.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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