Nicola Guerini was born in Verona. He studied piano, organ and organ composition, orchestral conducting and composition at “C. Pollini” Conservatory in the town of Padua and “G. Verdi” Conservatory in the city of Milan, improving himself with G. Ferro, U. Rotondi, C. Gordi, and F. Donatoni. He was elected for the International Master's degree in Orchestral Conducting, on behalf of Franco Ferrara, under the patronage of the President of the Republic, led by Luis Salomon, from 1997 to 1999. Later he continued his studies at the Chigiana Academy with G. Gelmetti in the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Pescarese Academy at Donato Renzetti, whom he cooperated with in productions for Italy and the USA; Masters in the art of orchestral conducting at the Music Academy in Lugano (Switzerland), together with Giorgio Bernasconi and Arturo Tamayo.
His multiple interests in music led him to musical interpretation and performance of classical and romantic repertoire of historic and contemporary twentieth century, presenting the role of a conductor and instrumentalist. He collaborated with "Silent Groove" publishing house for the publication of his compositions such as "Philos" (Concert for piano and orchestra), “Ksanon” (Music to an Imaginary Ballet), “Toccata in 7”, “Poesia in forma di rosa”, lyrics by Pier Paolo Pasolini and various publications of articles and essays on modern techniques of composition and in particular Salvatore Sciarrino, where he analyzed the opera Lohengrin.
He debuted at the age of 24, as a composer and conductor of the orchestra in Teatro Nuovo in the town of Verona, during the Spring Festival, with the “Zaabok” opera, commissioned by Arena di Verona Foundation. In the summer of 1995 he was a visiting Assistant Professor of the Austrian conductor Ralf Weickert in Teatro Municipal Victoria Eugenia, San Sebastian (Spain), with the opera Magic Flute, and in 1996 with the Abduction from the Seraglio opera from W. A. Mozart in Vincenzo Bellini Theatre in the city of Catania, directed by J. Streller. In December 1996, Accademia Filarmonica di Verona entrusted him the task to make a critical review of the manuscript score of a work of Giuseppe Gazzaniga, entitled Alcina’s Island, which would later be conducted by him in its first modern performance.
Since 1999 his artistic activity has been developed in Italy, Switzerland, France, Romania, Russia and Austria with prestigious orchestras, including Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra - Milan, Divertimento Ensemble - Milan, Ensemble ‘900 from Lugano, Icarus Ensemble, Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra of Reutlinger and St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra. In May 2005 he conducted the world premiere of the project La gioia tra le dita ("Joy between fingers"), transmitted live on RAI SAT in 2000 and implemented in Accademia Filarmonica di Verona, featuring the Orchestre Philharmonique of Târgu Mureş.
Since 2006 he has been chief conductor of Mozart Chamber Orchestra, which debuted, featuring Russian violinist Sergei Krylov, during the Mozart celebrations, and later realized numerous concerts associated with the project "Amadeus" and supported by Giorgio Zanotto Foundation.
For his artistic contribution and commitment in the field of culture in 2006 he was named honorary citizen of Verona. In 2007 he won the selection, from among candidates from throughout the European community, on “Young European Conductors Project 2007” at the European higher-education institution, based in Fiesole, Florence.
Since 2008 he has been an assistant to Maestro Renzzeti in Italy - Teatro Regio di Parma, Rome Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago in the U.S.
In January 2010 he participated as a guest conductor at Radio Svizzera Italiana which hosts the Twentieth Century and Contemporary festival, then at Teatro La Scala, and recently was invited by the Accademia Filarmonica di Verona together with Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, achieving great success at the opening of the prestigious Settembre dell’Accademia festival, which has involved the greatest orchestras and soloists in the world since 1990.
In 2011 he was invited to participate in the twentieth anniversary of the festival "Il Settembre dell'Accademia 2011" where he debuted with great success and critical acclaim with the Berliner Symphoniker.
Currently he is artistically committed in Switzerland (Basel) and Germany (Munich and Berlin).
In November 2010 he debuted with Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra in Bulgaria Hall with Symphony No.4 by Mahler featuring soprano Radostina Nikolaeva and Concert № 2 by F. Chopin with the special participation of Prof. A. Kurtev.
“Gifted with a natural predisposition for conducting, his technique is clear, accurate and efficient...”
“His strong musical background and qualities meet the requirements to develop a career as a conductor with artistic skills and personality...”