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Thai conductor Trisdee na Patalung has worked extensively at the Netherlands Opera Studio as conductor and resident coach. He was music director of a staged performance of Handel’s oratorio Belshazzar directed by Harry Kupfer, Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers at the Concertgebouw. He conducted the Rossini Opera Festival’s 2009 production of Il viaggio a Reims in Pesaro, Italy, and the Dutch National Touring Opera’s (Nationale Reisopera) 2010 production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola.

“Discovered” by Somtow Sucharitkul at the age of 15 and engaged as resident repetiteur and assistant conductor of Opera Siam at 16, Trisdee had his operatic conducting debut in Opera Siam’s Die Zauberflöte at 20, immediately followed by Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice at the Steyr Music Festival in Austria.
Since then he has conducted such orchestras as the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano. He is currently the Siam Philharmonic Orchestra’s resident conductor.

Of Trisdee’s conducting of Die Zauberflöte, UK’s OPERA magazine said, “If the word ‘genius’ still has any meaning in this age of rampant hyperbole, Trisdee is truly a living example.”