Aldo Ceccato has previously been Musical and Artistic Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Meadow Brook Festival, the State Philharmonic Orchestra in Hamburg, Norway's Bergen Philharmonic, the NDR Orchestra in Hannover, the Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Turin, the Spanish National Orchestra in Madrid and the Czech Philharmonic of Brno. He is currently Music Director of the Foundation I Pomeriggi Musicali of Milan, one of the oldest orchestras in Italy, succeeding many illustrious conductors over the years (Abbado, Bernstein, Celibidache, Chailly, Dallapiccola, Giulini, Hindemith, Honegger, Maazel, Maderna, Muti and others). He is also Conductor Laureate of the Czech State Philharmonic Orchestra of Brno with whom he has performed at the Prague Spring Festival and toured Europe, including a prestigious visit to Rome for a special concert in the Vatican for the Pope.
He has conducted all of the world's greatest orchestras including the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, the Orchestras of Cleveland and Philadelphia, New York Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Berlin, Staatskapelle Dresden, Israel Philharmonic and the NHK Orchestra of Tokyo. He has performed in the world's most prestigious venues, from La Scala in Milan, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Paris Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago to the State Operas of Hamburg and Vienna. He has also taken part in the most acclaimed international festivals, including Glyndebourne, Edinburgh, Berlin and Prague.