Daniela Musca was born in 1982 in Rome. There she studied Piano and Chamber Music at the "Conservatorio di S.Cecilia", Musicology and Italian Literature at the University "La Sapienza". She completed her piano studies with a Master Degree from the "Music Academy of the City of Basel" and studied Orchestral Conducting in Berlin at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler".

 

She has worked with several orchestras, including the Staatsorchester Wiesbaden, the Philarmonisches Orchester Würzburg, the "Lindenbrass" (brass ensemble of the Staatskapelle Berlin), the Brandenburger Symphoniker, "recreation...Großes Orchester Graz", the Belgian Chamber Philharmonic, the HR-Symphony Orchestra and the Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra.

From 2014 to 2018, Daniela Musca was firmly involved in the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, where she conducted the premieres of "L'elisir d'amore", "The Count of Luxembourg" and "Eugene Onegin", as well as the revivals of "Don Pasquale", "The Threepenny Opera", "La Traviata","Norma" and "Otello ".

 

As a pianist, from 2008 to 2011 she was accompanist of Júlia Várady and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. She recorded the DVD documentary "Le passage du Flambeau" with Julia Varady and director Bruno Monsaingeon.

In the summer 2010 and 2012, she accompanied masterclasses of Cecilia Bartoli and her mother, Silvana Bazzoni Bartoli, at "Kissinger Sommer"(Germany).

As a Musical Assistant and Maestro Suggeritore, Daniela Musca worked at the Staatsoper Berlin, at the Bavarian State Opera, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and at the Salzburg Festival.

 

After giving her debut in May 2018 with "L'elisir d'amore" and "Otello" at the International May Festival in Wiesbaden, she gave ind July 2018 her Austrian debut at the "Lehár Festival" in Bad Ischl conducting a new production of Franz Lehár's "The land of smiles".

The season 19/20 will see Daniela Musca going back to the KLM Festival in Knokke (Belgium) with a full Mozart-Program and to the "recreation...großes Orchester Graz" in November 2019. She will give her scandinavian debut with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, the Malmö Academy Orchestra and the Jönköping Sinfonietta.

Daniela Musca was a fellow of the Rotary Club Italy (2001) and "Live Music Now Berlin" (2008 to 2011), 2009 she received a prize at the Hanns Eisler Competition for Conducting of Contemporary Music in Berlin and in 2017 she was Semifinalist at the Georg Solti Conducting Competition in Frankfurt.

Her interpretation of Eugen Onegin at the Staatstheater Darmstadt (2017) was awarded the prize for the best Musical Interpretation at the Hessian Theater Days.