Lodovico Zocche was born in Milan and studied at the Conservatories of Milan and Turin, and of Vienna, where he was awarded a scholarship for further studies at the University of Music. He attended numerous master-classes, with Franco Ferrara, Carlo Maria Giulini and Ferdinand Leitner. Since the 1991–92 season he has held a permanent position at the Opernhaus Zürich, where he successfully stood in for conductor Eliahu Ihnbal in La forza del destino. Numerous performances at
this opera house followed and since 1996 he has been building up an active guest performance career, leading him to the following opera houses and festivals: Festival Wien Modern, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bregenz Festival, Gasteig Munich and Opernhaus Graz. From 2000 to 2005 he was First Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, and has collaborated with Stefania Bonfadelli, Giuseppe Sabbatini, José Cura and several other famous singers. Lodovico Zocche has also conducted numerous concerts with the Gürzenich Orchester in Cologne, I Pomeriggi Musicali, Flemish Radio Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Munich Radio Orchestra and Vienna Symphony Orchestra.