Gabriele Lombardi has obtained a diploma in singing with the highest grade from the Conservatorio G.B.Martini in Bologna. He has studied gregorian chant with Giacomo Baroffo, medieval performing practice with Andrew Lawrence-King, baroque singing with Michael Chance and Alan Curtis, and has participated in masterclasses with Alessandro Corbelli, Leo Nucci and Claudio Desderi.
He has collaborated with prestigeous early music ensembles such as Concerto Italiano conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini, La Venexiana with Claudio Cavina, l’Academia Montis Regalis conducted by Alessandro De Marchi, the choir of Radio Svizzera Italiana conducted by Diego Fasolis, the Complesso Barocco with Alan Curtis, Modo Antiquo conducted by Federico Maria Sardelli, L’Homme Armé conducted by Fabio Lombardo, Concerto Romano conducted by Alessandro Quarta, Il Canto di Orfeo conducted by Gianluca Capuano, the Cappella di San Petronio of Bologna conducted by Michele Vannelli, Cantar Lontano with Marco Mencoboni.
Gabriele Lombardi is the permanent soloist of the Cappella Musicale of the Florence Cathedral, of which he is also voice teacher.
He has performed in various roles of the belcanto repertoire of the XVIII cent. especially in Mozart operas.
He is very active in the oratorio repertoire and has sung in many important Festivals among which Ambronay (F), Conzertgebouw of Amsterdam, the Festival Monteverdi of Cremona, the Festival de Arte Sacro of Madrid (E), the Festival of the Flanders (B), the Lufthansa Festival in London, Concentus Moraviae, the Barock Festival in Regensburg, the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, the Unione Musicale in Torino, MITO.
He has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, RTSI, RAI, Dynamic, Tactus, Brilliant, Bongiovanni, Virgin Classics, Stradivarius, Glossa.
Along side his performing activity, Gabriele Lombardi has been teaching singing for many years with great passion. He has taught at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, at the Henze Music Institute of Montepulciano, he teaches workshops and masterclasses in various locations in Italy.
Gabriele Lombardi has a Laurea in Spanish language and literature.