Davide Bandieri was born in Florence, Italy in 1979. In 1997 he graduated from the Mascagni Institute in Livorno where he studied with Dario Goracci. He furthered his studies with clarinetists Fabrizio Meloni, Karl Heinz Steffens and Alessandro Carbonare in the Academy of the Arturo Toscanini Foundation in Bologna. In 2002 he received a Master of Music in chamber music at the Incontri col Maestro Academy in Imola where he formed a duo with pianist Luca Torrigiani and studied with Mº Pier Narciso Masi.
Since 2012 he is the Solo Clarinet of “Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne“.
Since 2004 to 2011 he has occupied the position of principal Piccolo clarinet in the Madrid Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra of the Teatro Real).
He has performed with Luzern Festival Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra dell’Accademia nazionale di S. Cecilia, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra della Toscana, Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma performing with maestros Claudio Abbado, Daniel Harding, Riccardo Muti, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Bruno Bartoletti, Roberto Abbado, Lu Jia, Myung-Wung Chung, Pinchas Steinberg, Tugan Sohiev, Jiri Belohlavek.
In 2002 he won the First Prize in the Selmer Young Artists Competition.