Roberto Gabbiani was born in Prato, he majored in piano and composition
at the Florence Conservatory. His repertoire ranges from the ancient (he directed, among
the other, the first modern performances of music by Frescobaldi, Paolo Aretino
Gesualdo da Venosa) to contemporary (the first performances have been assigned
world of composers such as Clementi, Giani Leporini, Nono, Petrassi, Corghi, Vacchi).
Since 1991 he has been called by Riccardo Muti to direct the Chorus of the Teatro alla
Scala in Milan. During this period, in addition to performing all of the programs
theater, he also conducted the Orchestra of La Scala Orchestra Verdi in Milan in various
choral-symphonic concerts. The choir's repertoire has expanded to fronts
Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary with a specific impression of eclecticism.
As Principal Conductor of La Scala Philharmonic Choir has toured in
Italy and abroad.
In 1999 he became Superintendent of the Fondazione Guido D'Arezzo
since 2000 working with the Choir of Radio France with whom he has already made important
symphonic and choral productions. Since September 2002 he was appointed Director of
Choir of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia.