|born on||18 February 1934 at 15:30 (= 3:30 PM )|
|Place||Milan, Italy, 45n28, 9e12|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||29°16' 28°37 Asc. 03°16'|
Italian orchestral conductor and leader of the Detroit Symphony. After earning diplomas in composition and piano from Milan’s Verdi Conservatory, he made his debut as a jazz and classical concert pianist in 1964. From 1967, with his debut as a guest conductor in Milan, Ceccato has conducted some of the highest noted orchestras internationally. He has taught at the Hamburg School of Music since 1989.
Among his prestigious international posts, Ceccato is the chief conductor and artistic director of the Bergen Symphony Orchestra in Norway, general manager of the Philharmonic in Hamburg, chief conductor of the Symphony of Turin and the chief conductor of the Spanish Philharmonic.
Ceccato has an honorary degree from the University of Michigan, has received the Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 1981 and the Johannes Brahms Medal in 1983. He is married to Eliana De Sabata; they have two kids; and he enjoys Russian literature, stamp collecting and tennis for his leisure pleasures.
- Work : New Career 1964 (Debut as concert pianist)
- Work : New Career 1967 (Debut as conductor)
- Work : Prize 1981 (Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic)
- Work : Prize 1983 (Johannes Brahms Medal)
- Work : New Career 1989 (Taught, Hamburg School of Music)
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- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
- Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Stamp collecting, Russian literature)
- Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Tennis)
- Lifestyle : Home : Many moves
- Vocation : Education : Teacher (Hamburg School of Music)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor (Pro)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Concert pianist)
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Order of Merit, Johannes Brahms Medal)
- Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection