Davide Levi

Davide Levi


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«Conductor Davide Levi was skilled in maintaining the ‘elegance over energy’ of this opera buffa romp. The whole rang out magnificently in the classical proportions of this beautiful church.»
Fiona o'connor, encore (2019)
«Davide's attention to detail and keenness to make sure my pronunciation was not just correct but full of the required nuance was impressive. A hard task master with a gentle and understanding way»
Henry Waddington, Garsington (Falstaff) (2019)
2018Mozart: Cosi Fan TutteConductor
2018Puccini: La Fanciulla Del WestConductor
2018Verdi: FalstaffConductor
2018Verdi: OtelloConductor
2018Verdi: La TraviataConductor
2018Verdi: Un Ballo In MascheraConductor
2018Wagner R.: Der Ring Des NibelungenConductor
2018Brahms: Variations On a Theme By Haydn, Op. 56a (for Orchestra)Conductor
2018Dvořák: The Noon Witch, B. 196, Op. 108Conductor
2018Puccini: Madama ButterflyConductor
2017Rossini: La Cambiale Di MatrimonioConductor
2017Beethoven: Symphony No. 4, Op. 60, B-flat MajorConductor
2017Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68, C MinorConductor
2017Britten: Variations On a Theme By Frank Bridge, Op. 10Conductor
2017Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5, Op. 64, TH 29, E minorConductor
2017Britten: Four Sea Interludes, Op. 33a (from Peter Grimes)Conductor
2017Grieg: Piano Concerto, Op. 16, A MinorConductor
2016Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaConductor
2016Tchaikovsky: The NutcrackerConductor
2016György Ligeti: Concert RomânescConductor
2015Minkus: Don QuixoteConductor
2013Cimarosa: L'impresario In AngustieConductor
2013Verdi: RigolettoConductor
2013Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Op. 21, C MajorConductor
2013Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Op. 55, E-flat MajorConductor
2013Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Op. 67, C Minor (fate)Conductor
2013Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, A MajorConductor
2013Beethoven: Symphony No. 8, Op. 93, F MajorConductor
2013Donizetti: L'elisir D'amoreConductor
2012Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, Op. 36, D MajorConductor
2012Brahms: Symphony No. 2, Op. 73, D MajorConductor


Davide Levi is a sought after Italian conductor, coach and composer. Trained at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan as a violinist, then as a conductor, Davide has worked with some of the finest orchestras and opera companies in Europe. He recently assisted Ulf Schirmer on Oper Leipzig’s highly acclaimed new production of Puccini’s La fanciulla del West. Alongside his work at The Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, Davide will return to Garsington Opera in 2019 as a coach on their new production of Don Giovanni and to Leipzig for the revival of Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Other orchestras he has worked with include I Pomeriggi Musicali, Orchestra La Verdi, Nederlandse Philharmonisch Orkest, Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Orchestra of Opera North, Orchestra SpazioMusica.
Davide made his operatic debut in Milan in a production of Cimarosa's L'Impresario in angustie in 2013. He has since worked as assistant conductor on several productions, including Verdi's Rigoletto and La traviata, Puccini's Tosca and Turandot  and Donizetti's L’elisir d'amore. In 2016, he conducted Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Rossini's La Cambiale di Matrimonio in two highly acclaimed productions at the Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto, Italy. In 2018 he conducted performances of La traviata and Così fan tutte with the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra, engaging young soloists from across Europe. He will return to WYSO in 2019 with two performances of Cavalleria Rusticana.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Tosca 1 week Everybody Can Opera 2019
Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte 24 hours 2018
Puccini: La Fanciulla Del West 24 hours Oper Leipzig und Gewandhausorchester 2018
Verdi: Falstaff 24 hours Garsington Opera 2018
Verdi: Otello 1 week Deutsche Oper am Rhein 2018