Marcello Gatti, Univ.Prof.

University Professor in Traverso Flute

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg
Marcello Gatti was born in Perugia (Umbria, Italy). He started with baroque flute already at the age of 15 years old, following his passion and intererest in early music. He completed his studies on baroque flute with Barthold Kuijken at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague (NL) where he obtained the soloist diploma (with distinction) in 1997.
Since 1990 he has played many concerts in some of the most important concert halls all over Europe, America, Australia, the Middle East and Japan, in a very great variety of repertory with renaissance, baroque, classical or romantic flutes, joining some of the most renowned and specialized ensembles and orchestras.
At the present he is the principal flutist with: Europa Galante (Fabio Biondi), Accademia Bizantina (Ottavio Dantone), Zefiro (Alfredo Bernardini).
With the Attaignant Consort he is devoted to renaissance music, with his brother Enrico Gatti (violin) he performs with Ensemble Aurora. From its foundation on he is a member of Academia Montis Regalis.
He has played with such ensembles as Le Concert de Nations (Jordi Savall), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (Ton Koopman), Armonico Tributo Austria, Cappella della Pietà de’ Turchini, Cantus Cölln, Cappella Augustina, Piccolo Concerto Wien and many others. 
More than 50 recondings with solo, chamber, and orchestral music on period instruments for labels as: Glossa, Ramée, Arcana, Accent, Decca, Harmonia Mundi, Sony, Ambroisie, Naive, Aeolus, CPO, Chandos, Tactus etc..
Marcello Gatti has been teaching early flutes since 1998; he is currently the baroque flute professor at the University of Mozarteum in Salzburg (Austria), where he is also living, as well as at the Conservatorio “F.E. dall’Abaco” in Verona (Italy). 
Various international summer courses such as in Innsbruck (A) and Urbino (I), where he is artistic director of the Early Music Festival.