Daniele Gatti is music director of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, artistic advisor to the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and head of the Orchestra Mozart, in which young musicians from all over Europe play alongside soloists and section leaders from top international orchestras. With the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Italian conductor has presented works ranging from Romanticism to Modernism.
Daniele Gatti studied composition and conducting at the conservatory in his hometown of Milan. He was chief conductor at the Opernhaus Zürich as well as musical director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, the Orchestre National de France and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. Gatti is also a regular guest at the world’s most prestigious opera houses. One highlight of Gatti’s career was his invitation to the Bayreuth Festival. At the Salzburg Festival he also conducted the Vienna Philharmonic in productions of [Elektra], [La Bohème], [Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg] and [Il trovatore]. He has been honoured with the titles Grande Ufficiale dell’Ordine al merito and Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Italian and French governments respectively.