Davide Sgobbi

Born in 1984, at the age of six he approaches his musical education turning his attention to wind instruments and having a preference for the trumpet, which he studied with the Maestro Giuseppe Calabrese. In 2001 he gained entrance to the Conservatorio Guido Cantelli in Novara where he began his professional study under Maestro Gabriele Cassone. He will also deepen his knowledge studying
complementary subjects with Maestro Luigi Monaco, Maestro Alberto Magagni and finally with the principal conductor of the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Maestro Alfonso Scarano. This last experience will spur him to broaden his
knowledge about conductorship.
In 2003 he is part of the Orchestra Giovanile di Varese, in which he is first trumpet. Among his several exhibitions is noteworthy the one in occasion of the Global Education Festival that took place in the prestigious Ariston Theatre in the presence of Katia Ricciarelli.
He then attends the Scuola Musicale di Milano and its course for orchestra conduction led by Maestro Carlo Zappa. In may 2006 he takes part in the International Conference of Studies by Società Italiana di Musicologia about Mozart interpretation with the intervention of notable personalities such as Friedrich Lippman, Stefano Crise, Luca Mortarotti, and Noriko Manabe.
Since 2007 he is student of the former conductor of Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Isack Karabtchevsky during the orchestral conducting masterclass at the International Meeting of Young Musicians in Riva del Garda.
In order to strengthen his passion for wind orchestra he studies with Douglas Bostock, Jacob de Haan, Johan de Meij, Frank Ticheli, Armando Saldarini, Jose Raphael Vilaplana and Laszlo Marosi. He was admitted to the Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano where he studied composition and conducting with Maestro Sandro Satanassi and also at the Széchenyi Egyetem University of Györ in Ungheria in a wonderful masterclass with Maestro Lazlo Marosi.
In 2016 he attends the Lifelong Learning Conductors Course (Italy section) to partecipate at the Conducting Concours of Kerkrade.
In the last few years of studies he conducted respectively “Orchestra giovanile Luigi Cherubini“ inspired and founded by M° Riccardo Muti, the “Junge Philharmonie Salzburg” from the Universität Mozarteum in Salzsburg, the “World Youth Orchestra” composed by the best students from universities, academies
and conservatories all around the world, the “Orchestra Camerata dei Laghi”, the “Rovereto Wind Orchestra”, the “Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano e Trento”, the “Orchestra of Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi di Milano”, performing repertoires by Beethoven, Rossini, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Rachmaninov,
Barber, Holst, Haydn, Mozart, De Nardis, De Meij, De Haan, Ticheli, Hidas and others.
He worked with international soloists like Marco Giani (first clarinet of “I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano”), Irene Veneziano (international pianist) and Marco Pierobon (international trumpet player).
He is charter member of the Accademia Musicale Camille Saint-Saëns, in which he is conductor, orchestral groups coordinator and Maestro of the Orchestra Accademica, professional symphonic band that plays for big charity events only, and also artistic director of the Filarmonica di Legnano (Milano).
He is regularly invited to conduct orchestras in Italy and abroad. In November 2019 he was invited to make his Hungarian debut with Szombathely Város Fúvószenekara, and in 2020 he will debut in the USA (Manhattan, New York City) with the Manhattan Wind Ensemble.
From 2018 he is apprentice to Maestro Franco Cesarini.