Coaches 2023

Davide Gagliardi

Electronics, Coach

Davide Gagliardi (*1988) is a composer, performer, electronic musician and sound director specialised in the interpretation of electroacoustic music. His works are the result of a continuous research applied to the development of relationships between acoustic and digital musical environments. His repertoire includes a variety of acousmatic pieces, live electronics performances for solo instruments, ensembles and musical theatre experiences. His artistic research is oriented towards the realisation of dynamic systems of mutual human-machine inter-action based on machine listening algorithms and complex feedback networks.

During his career he has collaborated with numerous artists and ensembles such as Klangforum Wien, Marco Fusi, Karin Hellqvist, Mauro Lanza, Pierluigi Billone, Ensemble Prometeo, Quartetto Maurice, Agostino di Scipio, the Black Page Orchestra, Hannes Kerschbaumer and Marko Ciciliani, participating in various festivals such as Gaudeamus Muziekweek (NL), Donaueschinger-Musiktage, Darmstädter Ferienkurse (DE), Wien Modern, Klangspuren, impuls, Elevate, Jeunesse, Signale (AT), la Biennale di Venezia (IT), Afekt (EST), Time of Music (FI), BEASTFeaST(UK), and GLOBALE: next_generation (DE) among others.

Graduated in Computer Music at the Institute für Elektronische Musik Graz and the Conservatory of Venice, he worked as director of the Studio für elektronische Musik at the HfMDK in Frankfurt and is currently professor of Multimedia at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan. Since 2016 he is the sound director of the Schallfeld Ensemble.