Daniele Abbado

Milan 1958


Son of the conductor Claudio Abbado, after graduating from drama school of the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, he graduated in philosophy at the University of Pavia. In 1988, he began to work in theatre, musical theatre, television, and multimedia shows. in 2005, Franco Abbiati prize of music criticism, for the show the prisonerand night flight, staged at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Among the various important positions, from 2003 to 2012, was Artistic Director of the Foundation the Plays Reggio Emilia.



Regie and settings


Golem, Moni Ovadia, 1991

Realization for the collective Theatre Festival in Parma

Productions of operas by Rossini and Donizetti Theatre in Lucerne, Turin, Wiesbaden



Multimedia projects


Che Guevara – change the prose of the world, for Rai Tre-Fonit Cetra made in Havana in 1989 and 1990

Alexander Nevsky in collaboration with Studio Azzurro for the Austrian ORF and Rai Tre represented live in Vienna and Rome, 1990


La casa dei suoni, for Sony Classical, 1992


El traslado with Roberto Andò


River of music, at the opening of the 1993 edition of the Roma europa Festival


Theatre works Festival in Parma


When he began the show, sand Creature from the novel Project Ritsos, Tahar Ben Jelloun

Zaide, Mozart/Berio, represented at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, 1995


Unreported Imbound Palermo, adapted from the novel by Daniele Del Giudice, Biennale Musica of Venice, 1995


Dokumentation I of Oehring, Spoleto, for which she won the Premio Orpheus, 1996



Project on the trilogy of Mozart


Così fan tutte, 1995


Le nozze di Figaro, 1997


Don Giovanni, 1998


Mozart, the fatalist, Mozart Festival in Rovereto, coauthor Daniele Abbado on texts by Diderot


Mayakovsky. The incident is closed, Abbado, Sade and courts


Der Freischutz, in finalized form, at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, conducted by Myung-Whun Chung, 1998


Luisa Miller, for the Stadttheater Zurich


The rape of Lucretia, Britten, Teatro Carlo felice in Genoa


Mephistopheles, Teatro Vittorio Emanuele of Messina


Macbeth, Macerata Opera Festival, 2000


Wozzeck, in finalized form, at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, 2004


The prisoner and night flying, Dalla piccola, at the Teatro Comunale of Florence


Il Signor Bruschino, by Rossini, Auditorium parco della Musica, Musica per Roma Foundation co

and Fondazione Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, conductor Carlo Rizzari, 2007