Daniele Gatti was born in Milan where he graduated in composition and conducting.
He is currently chief conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Prior to this he was music director of the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna.
He has conducted at leading opera houses and festivals including the Vienna State Opera, the Bayreuth Festival, the Salzburg Festival, La Scala, Bavarian State Opera, the Royal Opera House, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and the Metropolitan Opera.
Regular conducting engagements include the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, Bayerischer Rundfunk, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala.
He has undertaken tours to the United States, Europe and Asia, and in 2017 he will open the new season at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome with La damnation de Faust.