Marco Seco was born in Buenos Aires, where his musical studies begin. Of Italian origins, he moved to Europe to complete his education, and as a result of some important opportunities he started his professional musical career. Praised for his interpretations filled with great and refined expressive force, he has lately attracted increasing attention, receiving many invitations to appear in important seasons, both in Europa and the USA. Among his recent engagements, he conducted an important European tour performing in very relevant concert halls such as the Gewandhaus in Lipsia, Musikhalle in Hamburg, Die Glocke in Brema and the Royal Opera in Copenhage. He was then invited by the Festival Spoleto USA in Charleston to make is American debut with Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto. In Italy, he took part to the Italian premiere of Erich Korngold’s scenic music written for Shakespeare’s comedy Much ado about nothing, conducting the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in Parma, in addition to some concerts for the Rondò season of the Divertimento Ensemble. He has lately collaborated to the creation of LaFil Filarmonica di Milano as guest conductor during its debut residence, working with some of the most prominent concertmasters, coming from Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Teatro alla Scala, RAI di Torino, Teatro Regio di Torino, and I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano. Marco Seco made his debut as a conductor during the celebration of Gian Carlo Mennotti’s centenary in the prestigious Festival Spoleto dei Due Mondi and in Menotti’s natal town Cadegliano conducting his opera “The Medium”. He was then invited to become the principal guest conductor at Dushanbe Opera Ballet Theatre for several months. Important operatic debuts followed: La Traviata, Carmen, Aida, and Il Trovatore. For several years, he held an important relationship with the Milano Conservatory Symphonic Orchestra, where he collaborated as responsible and conductor. As assistant, he worked alongside notable musicians such as Gianandrea Noseda, Donato Renzetti, Corrado Rovaris, Francesco De Angelis, Carlo Maria Parazzoli. His other Italian appearances also include several performances at Festival Internazionale della Musica in Bergamo, and for the last three years concerts at Teatro Lirico di Magenta, where he shared the stage with the renowned pianist Luca Buratto and the violinist Carlo Maria Parazzoli, concertmaster of the Orchestra Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Marco Seco studied piano, double bass, composition and conducting in Buenos Aires and later in the Conservatory "Giuseppe Verdi" of Milan, while training at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese and at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana.