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Daniele Gatti was born in Milan, where he graduated in composition and conducting at the   Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory. He has been appointed the new Chief Conductor of the  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, a post he will assume in 2016, when he  completes his tenure  (dating back to 2008)  as Music Director of the Orchestre National de France.  He is Conductor Laureate of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, of which he was Music Director for  the  previous thirteen 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 and festivals worldwide, 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 début 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 to have been  invited to the Bayreuth Festival, where he opened the 2008 festival edition with a new production of Parsifal (repeated every year until 2010). After leading Elektra at the Salzburg Festival in 2010 he returned there in 2012 to conduct La bohème, in 2013 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, in 2014 Il  Trovatore and two symphonic concerts with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

In 2012  he conducted  Falstaff, a very successful new production of Robert Carsen,  at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the same production was performed  in 2014 at  the Dutch National Opera and  in   2015 at La Scala.

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 conducted  a shakespearean  Cycle at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (Macbeth of Giuseppe Verdi in a new production of Mario Martone and two symphonic concerts based on the shakespearean dramaturgy in music). 

He conducts regularly  the most prestigious  orchestras of the world, among which : Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Bayerischer Rundfunk, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala. 

Particular highlights of 2016 include   his  return  to the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia   to conduct the entire  cycle of Schumann symphonies at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome and  the  completion of the Beethoven symphony cycle at  the Lingotto Theatre in Turin with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

International tours  and concerts :   with the Orchestre National de France  he will tour the US (Carnegie Hall, NY included) and  conduct the orchestra in three concerts at the Vienna Musikverein; with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra  a cycle of concerts at the Concertgebouw; with the Vienna Philharmonic he will tour Europe, as well as with  the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, which he will also conduct in a concert at the Salzburg Festival.  

In opera, he will make his début   at the Théâtre des Champs –Élysées with Tristan und Isolde and with the same title   he will open the season 2016/17  at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome.  In 2017 he will conduct  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at La Scala.

He is a Sony exclusive artist. 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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