Solidly trained horn player among the most appreciated of his generation. Umbrian by birth, chosen very young at Riccardo Muti in the Cherubini Orchestra, he collaborated with Claudio’s Mozart orchestra Abbado. Winner of numerous national and international competitions including the first horn audition at La Scala, he plays this role in the orchestra of the Teatro and the Milan Philharmonic for 3 seasons.
Already the first stable horn of the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, he was the first suitable in the competition for third horn at the Lyric theatre of Cagliari and winner of the audition for principal horn at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, Gabriele collaborates with the most important orchestras of the international panorama such as the Philharmonia Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Europe , Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, RSI Lugano, the Camerata Bern, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Innsbruck, Salzburg Chamber Soloists. He makes recordings on RAI, EMI, Decca, Deutsche Grammophone, Sony Classical, Brillant, BBC Proms and Warner Classic.
In Italy he collaborates as first horn with the following orchestras: Accademia Nazionale di S.Cecilia, Teatro e Filarmonica della Scala, RAI national symphony, Maggio musicale Fiorentino, Teatro comunale di Bologna, Haydn of Bolzano and Trento, Teatro di San Carlo, Teatro e Filarmonica of Bologna, Teatro e
Filarmonica della Fenice, Filarmonica Toscanini, Filarmonica di Torino, Solisti Veneti. Graduated at the Conservatory “B.Marcello” in Venice with M.Venturi, he perfected his studies with H.Baumann and R.Baborak at the “Toscanini” Foundation as the best student of the three-year courses. He attends the annual course at the Academy of S.Cecilia with A.Allegrini and various masterclasses with S.Dohr, R.Vlatkovic, M.Hoeltzel, B.Schneider, W.Tomboeck, S.Pignatelli.
He has played in the following theatres: La Scala Milan, Royal Albert Hall London, Salle Pleyel Paris, Musikverein. Wien, Philharmonie Berlin, Kennedy Hall Washington, Tohnalle Zurich, Mozarteum Salzburg, Suntory Hall
Tokyo. He performs with the following conductors: Abbado, Gatti, Muti, Barenboim, Luisi, Chailly, Maazel, Tate, Dudamel, Gergiev, Pappano, Pretre, Harding, Chung, Masur, Temirkanov, Bichkov, Askenhazy, Inbal,
Rostropovic, Giulini, Sinopoli, Sawallisch, Khun, Kitaenko, Lombard, De Bernard, Jordan, Battistoni, Rustioni, Luisotti, Coleman, Noseda.
He is a member of juries in national and international competitions.
He currently teaches horn at the Conservatory “R.Franci” of Siena and at courses and master classes of various Italian and foreign institutions.
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