Kevin Galiè

ballet/choral/Opera Conducting

 
 

A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Galiè now divides his time between conducting for ballet, chorus and opera, performing on keyboards with large symphonic orchestras and composing /arranging/orchestrating music for classical ballet and chorus . He has homes and citizenships both in the U.S.A. (Boston)  and Italy (Ascoli Piceno, Le Marche). He is completely fluent in English and Italian, with working abilities in Spanish and German. 

Mr. Galiè was music director and orchestral conductor at Harvard University for a fabled 10 critically-acclaimed years of the Harvard-Radcliffe Ballet Company (1990-2000), where he directed the Harvard Ballet Orchestra in performances of Nutcrackers, and mixed repertory performances in the Spring.  

 See discography for all of Mr. Galiè’s recordings.

IIn 2008, he was orchestral arranger and assistant conductor at the Rome Opera with Carla Fracci for his ballet orchestration of Le Corsaire , and in 2010 did an alternate version with Maria Grazia Garofolo for the Arena di Verona. His re-orchestrations have also been performed in Uruguay , the Teatro Colon in Argentina  ,  Brazil , Hong Kong, Istanbul, Beligum, Budapest to name just a few places.  His orchestration of La Bayadère, heard in Portugal in 2016, received reviews of  “explosions of ecstasy in sound from the Orchestra Pit” (“Toda a magia do bailado com La Bayadère” Jornalismo Independente, 10 Dezembro, 2016)

Mr. Galiè has a vast portfolio of compositions and arrangements for choral and sacred music, including a complete neo-Gregorian chant book of psalms (his own original compositions, based on Gregorian Chants), a complete hymnal (arrangements often based on chorales of J. S. Bach and his contemporaries and predecessors), and a repertoire of over 50 pieces of Italian traditional secular songs arranged for SATB chorus. His arrangements for women’s choruses are available at Sheet Music Plus.

B.S.-B.A., Boston University, music/computer science; J.D. (Juris Doctor) arts/music Boston University; M. Mus. The Boston Conservatory/ Berklee School of Music: Orchestral & Choral Conducting, organ.  See Tutelage

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