Since 2014 Augusto Gasbarri is the Principal Cello of the Orchestra della Toscana, before that he was cello tutti in the Orchestra of the Teatro Regio in Turin and he collaborated with the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Camerata Salzburg, I Solisti Aquilani and the Orchestra Mozart conducted by C. Abbado.
In 2014, in order to give expression to his enthusiasm for chamber music, he founded the Vox Piano Trio with Irene Novi (piano) and Clarice Curradi (viola). His collaboration with the Ensemble Alraune is very intense, mainly concerts, but they recently recorded the fifth volume of a CD series dedicated to music censured by totalitarian regimes "Music and Regime" and "Quartetti Concertanti op.21 by G.Cambini" for NovAntiqua Records.
He was born in Chieti, and studied with Massimo Magri at the Conservatory "L. D'Annunzio" in Pescara where he graduated with honors. He then continued his studies at the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg with Enrico Bronzi. In 2017 he attended chamber music masterclasses with the Trio di Parma and the course Baroque Cello and Baroque Practices with B. Hoffmann at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole.
From 2002 to 2004 he was a member of the Italian Youth Orchestra where he met P. Farulli, B.Baraz, M. Zigante, A. Nannoni.
His musical development was further influenced by musicians he met at the ECMA: H. Beyerle, S. Metz, P. Cropper, J. Meissl, E. Höbarth, A. Bylsma, and G. Gnocchi and S. Cerrato, who he met at the Piano Academy of Imola "Incontri col Maestro".