Italian composer Marco Tutino has written operas, chamber music, and symphonic works that have been performed by leading opera companies and orchestras in Italy in Europe. His operatic compositions include Pinocchio (1985) for Genoa Opera; Cirano (1987) for the Laboratorio Lirico in Alessandria; La Lupa (1990) for the Mascagni centenary in Livorno, and subsequently restaged in Hungary, Germany, Bologna, and Palermo; Vite Immaginarie (1990) for the Teatro Comunale in Bologna; Federico II (1990), commissioned by Bonn Opera; Il Gatto con gli Stivali (1994), Pugacev (1997), and Peter Uncino (2001) for the Arena di Verona; Vita (2003), commissioned by Milan’s La Scala; Le Bel Indifférent (2004) and The Servant (2008) for the Macerata Opera Festival; La Bella e la Bestia (2005) for the Teatro Comunale di Modena; and Senso (2010) for Palermo’s Teatro Massimo. Other compositions include a clarinet concerto commissioned by La Scala and later performed by the BBC Symphony; the ballet Riccardo III for the Teatro Scoiale di Rovigo and the Teatro Comunale di Treviso, also seen at Venice’s Teatro La Fenice; the ballet Dylan Dog (1999) for the Arena di Verona; the musical Peter Pan for the Piccolo Teatro di Milano; Canto di Pace for tenor, choir, and orchestra for the Teatro delle Muse di Ancona; and a flute concerto for the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. From 1991 to 1994, Tutino programmed music for the Pomeriggi Musicali chamber orchestra in Milan, and he has served as the composer-in-residence for the Arena di Verona. He has also served as artistic director of Turin’s Teatro Regio and general and artistic director of the Teatro Comunale in Bologna.