Manager: Ronald A. Wilford, Elisa Patria
Management Territory: Worldwide
Daniele Gatti was born in Milan, where at the city’s Verdi Conservatory he studied piano and graduated in composition and conducting. He has recently been appointed the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s new chief conductor, a post he will assume in 2016.
Daniele Gatti has been the music director of the Orchestre National de France since September 2008. Since September 2009 he has been the conductor laureate of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (of which he was the music director during the thirteen previous years). Prior to these appointments he was music director of . . . the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome (1992–97), and of the Teatro Comunale in Bologna (1997–2007), principal guest conductor at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1994-97) and principal conductor at the Zurich Opera House (2009-2012).
Daniele Gatti has conducted many new productions at leading opera houses all over the world, including the Vienna State Opera (Simon Boccanegra, Moses und Aron, Otello, Boris Godunov, Lulu), La Scala Milan (Lohengrin, Wozzeck, Don Carlo and Lulu), the Bavarian State Opera in Munich (Aida and Fidelio), the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Otello, Falstaff), the Zurich Opera House (Falstaff, Parsifal, Otello, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Mathis der Maler) and the Metropolitan Opera in New York, where he made his debut in a new production of Madama Butterfly in 1994, and where he returned in February 2013 for an acclaimed new production of Parsifal.In December 2013 he opened the new season at La Scala with La traviata, closing appointment of the bicentenary Verdi’s celebrations.
Maestro Gatti is one of the few Italian conductors ever invited to the Festival of Bayreuth, where he opened the 2008 festival edition with a new production of Parsifal (repeated every year until 2010). After Elektra in 2010, he returned to the Salzburg Festival in 2012 to conduct La boheÌme with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, in 2013 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Trovatore and two symphony concerts with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in 2014.
In June 2014 he conducted a very successful production of Falstaff with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra at the Dutch National Opera.
With the Orchestre National de France, he conducted the Mahler Cycle at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Parsifal in concert version at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Beethoven Cycle in combination with five new commissions of French contemporary composers, completed a Tchaikovsky Cycle and celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Orchestre (founded in 1934).
He has toured with the Orchestre National de France in North America, Spain, Italy, Austria, England, as well as Germany,
His future engagements lead him to conduct the most prestigious orchestras of the world: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker,Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala.Next year with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden he will conduct for the first time at the Salzburg Easterfestival. Operatic projects include Macbeth at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Pelléas et Mélisande at the Florentine Opera, Falstaff at La Scala, on occasion of the 2015 Expo, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at La Scala and Parsifal at the New York Met.
He is an exclusive artist with Sony. His first two Sony recordings with the Orchestre National de France, dedicated to Debussy and Stravinsky, were released in 2012 and 2013.
The DVD of Parsifal at the New York Met, production François Girard, was released in spring 2014.
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