The Spanish and Italian conductor Piero Lombardi Iglesias studied violin with Prof. Rissin and conducting with Prof. Schlaefli at the University of the Arts Zurich. In 2013 he won the auditions for the prestigious program “Junior Fellow in Conducting” at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, where he had the opportunity to work closely in numerous master classes with Sir Mark Elder and to conduct orchestras such as the Hallé Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Manchester Camerata. In 2019 he finished his studies of Konzertexamen at the Music University Franz Liszt Weimar with Prof. Pasquet.
Since 2017 he is the conductor at the Akademische Orchestervereinigung Göttingen and since 2019 he conducts the Bern University Orchestra and the Tübingen Youth Symphony Orchestra. Since June 2020 he is Assistant Conductor to Nicholas Milton at the Göttinger Symphonieorchester. He was one of the 12 candidates selected to participate at The Mahler Competition 2020 in Bamberg.
He has participated in several international masterclasses with great conductors such as Bernard Haitink (Lucerne Festival 2017), Riccardo Muti (Italian Opera Academy 2015), Jaap van Zweden (Gstaad Conducting Academy 2017), and Daniele Gatti (Accademia Chigiana 2018, where he won one the prizes for the best conducting students).
Since 2012 he collaborates with orchestras such as the Göttinger Symphonieorchester, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Orquesta Nacional de España, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Berner Symphonieorchester and Orquestra Sinfônica Municipal de São Paulo among others.
He has also conducted an important number of opera productions such as “Il Viaggio a Reims” (Rossini Opera Festival 2012), “Die lustige Witwe” (Manchester Opera Theatre 2014), “Falstaff” (Ravenna Opera Festival 2015) and “Die Fledermaus” (Theater Meiningen 2016).