Organist, Pianist, Choral Conductor, Composer
CV - Biography
Daniele Dori, Titular Organist of the Cathedral of Florence, born in Siena in 1987.
He graduated in piano in October 2010 at the Musical Institute "F. Vittadini" in Pavia with honors under the guidance of A. Turini.
In 2006/2007 academic year, he has become ordinary student at the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome, where he has studied Organ with Giancarlo Parodi and also has studied composition, Gregorian Chant, Improvisation Organ, choral conducting, Continuo with: I. Bianchi, M. Manganelli, D. Saulnier, Turkish A., T. Flury, W. Marzilli, V. Miserachs Grau and F. Del Sordo. In the above institute he has achieved the Academic Degree of Bachelor and later the Academic Degree Final License in Organ with "Summa cum Laude" vote; later he obtained, in February 2012, also the Academic Degree of Bachelor in Composition.
On 29 September 2015 he received his Level II Academic Diploma in Composition at the Conservatory "L. Cherubini "of Florence with 110/110 under the guidance of R. Becheri. At this Institute was piano accompanist for the academic year. 2013/2014.
He specialized with international teachers (Olivier Latry, Ludger Lohmann, Gerhard Gnann, Luca Scandals, Guy Bovet and others).
Dori plays in the most important festivals in Italy (Aosta, Asti, Arezzo, Arona, Assisi, Bergamo, Bologna, Cuneo, Fiesole, Florence, Fondi, Genoa, Imperia, Limone Piemonte, Lucca, Modena, Palermo, Pisa , Pordenone, Reggio Emilia, Turin, Trieste, Susa, Udine, Rome, Vicenza, Venice, etc.) and in France (Marseille, Bouc Bel Air, Solliès Toucas, Aix en Provence), Bulgaria (Varna), Denmark (Esbjerg, Herning ) and Germany (Stuttgart).
Since September 2012 he is director of the Choral San Niccolò in Radda in Chianti (SI).
Dori is the Artistic Director of the International Organ Festival "Harmonia saeculi"
In November 2012 Dori became Titular Organist of Florence Cathedral Organist and Choir of the Cathedral of Florence; also he is the Organist for the Chapel Choir.
He collaborates frequently with important musical institutions such as the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Guido d'Arezzo Foundation, Domenico Bartolucci Foundation.
In November 2015 Dori was the organist of the National Ecclesial Congress "Florence 2015" playing, during the visit of Pope Francis to the city of Florence is in the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and during the Eucharistic celebration, broadcast live worldwide telecast by RaiUno and the Vatican Television Center, at the Stadium "A. Franchi" with the Orchestra and Coroof the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
As organist of the Cathedral of Florence, he was a member of the Artistic Commission for the restoration and expansion of the monumental organ Mascioni opus 805 of the Cathedral of Florence, playing also during the opening concert of 8 December 2017 together with O. Latry and the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
As composer, Dori has composed vocal and instrumental works including: "Il fiore di Maria," cantata by the Cathedral of Florence for soli, chorus, organ and orchestra and "Concerto" for Organ and Orchestra.
Dori teaches Musical Theory, Piano, Harmony, Organ and choral singing at the "Accademia Musicale Valdarnese" at the Diocesan Institute of Sacred Music in Fiesole.
Since October 2015, Dori is Professor of Musical Theory at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole.