Mario Perusso


He studied at the Alberto Williams Conservatory and continued his training with Cayetano Marcolli (Composition) and Mariano Drago (Conducting). He was a scholarship holder of the Latin American Center for Higher Musical Studies of the Torcuato Di Tella Institute. He made his debut as a conductor at the Teatro Argentino de La Plata in 1968, where he conducted lyrical and choreographic shows and symphonic concerts.

In 1973 he made his debut at the Teatro Colón conducting Puccini's La Bohème. He was the Artistic Director of the Teatro Argentino of La Plata (1989-1998) and the Teatro Colón (1998-2000); Director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Bolivia and Bahía Blanca; internal teacher and Stage Musical Director of the Teatro Colón  where he conducted numerous operas, ballets and concerts.

He composed the operas La voz del silencio, Escorial, Guayaquil, El ángel de la muerte, Fedra, Bebe Dom o La ciudad planeta. He is the author of three symphonie, several orchestral works, as well as chamber, vocal and piano pieces.