Born in Firenze in 1971, the baritone Devid Cecconi won the First Prize of the Competition Mattia Battistini right after his studies in 2006.
That same year he made his debut as Rigoletto at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste under the baton of Daniel Oren. In 2007 he sang Michele in Il Tabarro at the Teatro Comunale di Modena and also performed the role when this production was presented in Piacenza and Ferrara.
Daniel Oren also engaged him at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova as Don Carlo di Vargas in Forza del Destino, the Festival in Caracalla/Rome saw him as Tonio in I Pagliacci (Director: Beppe Menegatti). He then was invited to the Teatro Verdi Salerno to do Rigoletto (Conductor: Gianpaolo Bisanti, Director: Renzo Giacchieri) and Sharpless in Madama Butterfly (Conductor: Daniel Oren).
At the theatres of Lucca, Pisa, Livorno, Ravenna, Bolzano, Modena he sang Michele in Il Tabarro and the title role of Gianni Schicchi (Conductor: Aldo Sisillo); The National Center for the Performing Arts in Mumbai (India) saw him perform Sharpless (Conductor: Johannes Wildner) in the Indian first performance of Madama Butterfly. He sang the role of Giacomo in Giovanna d'Arco at the Verdi-Festival at the Teatro Regio di Parma directed by Gabriele Lavia and under the baton of Bruno Bartoletti, as well as Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi again at the theatre in Lecce conducted by Alfonso Scarano.
In 2009, Devid Cecconi had big success as Rigoletto at the Opera Festival of St. Margarethen in Austria, a role which he sang again at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova in Fall. Moreover in Genova, Teatro Carlo Felice, he debuts as Nabucco under the baton of Daniel Oren and in Masada (Israel) in a great open-space production always under Oren.
In June 2010 sings Rigoletto the court jester, in G. Verdi’s “Rigoletto”at Teatro Regio of Parma.
In the summer 2010 he will sing Amonasro in a production of Aida at the Terme of Caracalla in Rome and he has participated at the prodution of Roberto Devereux (Il Duca di Nottingham) at the Opera di Rome.
In September/October 2011 he had great personal success with the role of Il Duca di Nottingham in Roberto Devereux by G. Donizetti in tournèe in Japan for the Bayerische Staatsoper.
Recent engagements have included Marcello in “La Bohème” at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino is the Florence Opera House and for the Opéra Toulon.