Davide Giusti was born in Civitanova Marche (Italy) and graduated with honours at the G. B. Pergolesi Conservatory in Fermo. He then specialized with Renata Scotto, Raina Kabaivanska, Alberto Zedda and Ernesto Palacio.
He successfully participated in prestigious international competitions, winning 2nd prize at the Placido Domingo’s Operalia (2017) and first prizes at the Concorso Comunità Europea of Teatro Lirico Sperimentale in Spoleto, the M. Caniglia competition in Sulmona, the O. Ziino competition in Rome, the Santa Chiara competition in Naples (1st Opera and 1st Oratorio prizes), and the 2011 Renata Tebaldi competition (2nd in Opera and 1st in Lied/Oratorio).
Davide Giusti made his opera debut in 2010 as Ferrando in Così fan tutte at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.In 2012, he attended to the Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro under the guidance of Alberto Zedda and made his debut as Cavaliere Belfiore in Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims.
After that he performed with success the role of Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège (conducted by B. Campanella), as L’Amante in Menotti’s Amelia al ballo at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, as Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi in Cagliari, Regio di Parma and Opéra de Montpellier; as Alfredo in La traviata for the As.Li.Co circuit in Italy (Chung/Kemp/Muti), as well as in Darmstadt, Liège and Avignon; he also starred in L’Enfant Prodigue in Ancona and Cagliari.
Among his most recent engagements, Davide Giusti achieved remarkable successes as Rodolfo in Puccini’s La Bohème at the Tchaikovsky State Opera in Perm, Konzerthaus Dortmund (c. Currentzis) and at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (c. Rogister). He also performed as Fenton in Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor in Liège; as Young Konrad in Tutino’s Le braci (c. Cilluffo) at the Festival Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca and Opera di Firenze; as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni at Teatro Comunale in Bologna (c. Mariotti); Cassio in Verdi’s Otello in Macerata (c. Frizza); as Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in Tel Aviv; as Duca di Mantova in Verdi’s Rigoletto in Trieste, at the Northern Ireland Opera in Belfast, and at the O.R.W. in Liège (c. Giampaolo Bisanti); as The Prince in Respighi’s La bella dormente nel bosco in Cagliari (c. Renzetti); as Tebaldo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi at the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisboa (c. Bisanti).
Widely active also in concert, his recent performances include: Haydn’s St. Cecilia Mass, Mozart’s Requiem, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Händel’s Messiah, Donizetti’s Requiem.
Among the conductors with whom he works most closely include Kent Nagano, Teodor Currentzis, Fabio Biondi, Christian Zacharias, Bruno Campanella, Francesco Lanzillotta, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Giampaolo Bisanti, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, Claus Peter Flor, Donato Renzetti.
His discography includes: Petite Messe Solennelle, G. Rossini (Brilliant Classic, 2014); I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Tebaldo), V. Bellini, F. Biondi & Europa Galante (Glossa, 2015); Il Natale degli innocenti, N. Rota, G. Grazioli, LaVerdi Milano (DECCA, 2015); Le braci, M. Tutino, F. Cilluffo (Dynamic, 2015).
Highlights of the upcoming engagements include La Bohème (Rodolfo) at the Polish National Opera in Warsaw and the Opéra de Toulon, Rigoletto (Duca di Mantova) at the Göteborg Opera, Nabucco (Ismaele) at the Grand Théatre de Genève, La cambiale di matrimonio (Edoardo) on tour in Oman with the Rossini Opera Festival.