大卫为Sony-BMG录制的首张唱片《与乐团共舞（Dancing with the Orchestra）》收录了巴托克、德法雅、拉威尔和斯特拉文斯基作品，在2006春一经面世就赢得意大利评论大奖“本季最佳首发唱片”。2007/2008音乐季，大卫与古斯塔夫·库恩及海顿交响乐团为意大利厂牌Col Legno录制了勃拉姆斯和舒曼协奏曲；并在美国厂牌Allegro制作了《图画（Pictures）》和《逃离（Escaping）》两张独奏唱片。2010年，大卫作为首位非古巴籍钢琴家录制了古巴重要钢琴家、作曲家伊格纳休·塞万提斯（Ignacio Cervantes）的全部40首古巴舞曲，获得国际评论界的瞩目和赞誉。2011年，继两张为Concerto Classics录制的独奏专辑后，他受邀携自己的五重奏为著名古典音乐杂志《Amadeus》录制了一张唱片。2011年，他发行了收录亚纳切克钢琴作品和罗西尼小庄严弥撒曲的唱片。2013年，他与DECCA唱片的首次合作——一张莫扎特奏鸣曲专辑反响热烈。次年，他再次携手DECCA录制了贝多芬奏鸣曲集。
作为意大利卡登纳比亚国际钢琴基金会选送的音乐家、大卫·卡巴奇毕业于米兰威尔第音乐学院艾达·庞蒂（Edda Ponti）教授门下，并先后入选卡尔·尤里奇·史纳伯(Karl Ulrich Schnabel)、迪米特里·巴什基洛夫（Dmitri Bashkirov）、莱昂·弗莱舍（Leon Fleisher）、罗莎琳·杜蕾克(Rosalyn Tureck)和威廉姆·格兰特·纳伯雷（William Grant Naboré）等著名钢琴演奏家大师班。
大卫·卡巴奇目前在博尔扎诺蒙特威尔第音乐学院任教，他的很多学生都成为国际重要钢琴比赛的获奖者。他还是意大利卢卡Col-Legno音乐节和奥地利蒂罗尔音乐节的驻场艺术家。此外，他任布索尼国际钢琴比赛艺术委员会成员和米兰“巴乔之春（Primavera di Baggio）”音乐周艺术总监。
Davide Cabassi, Italy
2005 Van Cliburn Piano Competition top-prize winner Davide Cabassi made his orchestral debut at the age of thirteen with the RAI Radio Symphony Orchestra in Milan. He has also collaborated with the Munich Philharmonic, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen, Magdeburg Philhamoniker, the Russian Chamber Philharmonic, OSI Lugano, Fort Worth Symphony, Enid Symphony, Big Spring Symphony, Hartford Symphony, Orquesta Sinfonica de Cordoba, Orquesta de Mar del Plata, Orchestra Haydn Bolzano, Orchestra Verdi Milano, Orchestra Pomeriggi Musicali Milano, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra Romantique Parigi, Tiroler Festspiele Orchestra, as well as working with such conductors as Gustav Kuhn, James Conlon, Asher Fisch, Antonello Manacorda, David Coleman, Vladimir Delman, Marco Angius, Tito Ceccherini, Enrique Mazzola, Daniele Gatti, Kimbo Ishi-Ito, Helmut Rilling among others.
In recital, he has been engaged by most of the prominent musical associations of his native country, including Serate Musicali and Societa dei Concerti in Milan and Festival Pianistico in Brescia and Bergamo. Mr. Cabassi has played concerts in Austria, China, France, Germany, Japan, Portugal, Russia, Scandinavia, and Switzerland, highlighted by appearances in Salzburg's Mozarteum, the Gasteig in Munich, and Rachmaninoff Hall in Moscow, Roque d'Antheron, Louvre, Salle Gaveau, Tiroler Festspiele, Forbidden City Hall and NCPA in Beijing.
In spring 2012 a long collaboration with Teatro alla Scala made him perform with superstar Étoile Roberto Bolle, Massimo Murru and Svetlana Zakarova. In 2013 he performed in Athens and in Beijing with the myth Sylvie Guillem.
He was featured prominently in the film documentary about the Twelfth Van Cliburn Piano Competition, In the Heart of Music, which was aired by PBS stations in all major U.S. markets. In 2008 the Italian channel "Classica" dedicated him a special in their series "Note-Voli", and in the following years two other documentaries.
Appreciated for the warmth and sincerity he brings to his performances, Mr. Cabassi has been popular with U.S. presenters and audiences since he was declared a winner of the Twelfth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in June 2005. In the following years he played in 35 US states.
Davide Cabassi's debut CD for Sony-BMG records, Dancing with the Orchestra, featuring works by Bartók, De Falla, Ravel, and Stravinsky, was released worldwide in the spring of 2006 for which he won the Italian Critics Award for "Best Debut Recording of the Season." The season of 2007/2008, Mr. Cabassi recorded Brahms Concerti and the Schumann Concerto with the Haydn Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Gustav Kuhn for Col Legno label in Italy, and produces in the United States "Pictures" and "Escaping" on Allegro label. In 2010 he recorded (first non-Cuban pianist ever) the 40 Danzas Cubanas by Cervantes. In 2011 he released two more albums for Concerto Classics, one CD for the magazine "Amadeus" (with his quintet, Five Lines). In 2012 he recorded a monographic CD with Janacek’s piano music, and the Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle. In 2013 his debut for DECCA (Mozart Sonatas) was released with great success. In the next year he will record Beethoven Sonatas for DECCA.
After graduating from Milan's Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory, where he was a student of Professor Ponti, Mr. Cabassi spent several years as one of the few select students at the International Piano Foundation in Cadenabbia, Italy, taking masterclasses with Karl Ulrich Schnabel, Dmitri Bashkirov, Leon Fleisher, Rosalyn Tureck, and William Grant Naboré.
He is a faculty member of the Monteverdi Conservatory in Bolzano: his students are regularly winners of the most important international piano competitions. He's artist in residence at the Col-Legno festival in Lucca and at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl, he's member of the Artistic Committee of Busoni Competition and he's artistic director of the season "Primavera di Baggio" in Milano.
"Davide Cabassi deserves all the attention from press and critics because of his playing."
- Mirko Gratton, DECCA Executive Producer
"Davide Cabassi, my piano partner since long time, is simply a fantastic pianist and musician!"