Compositore in residence 2017

Zeno Baldi is an Italian composer. His output comprises works for acoustic instruments and various kind of electronic devices. He’s also active as a composer, performer and sound designer for mixed media.
His music has been presented at Festivals such as London Ear Festival, Rondò (Milan), Firenze suona contemporanea, MATA (New York), and in venues like the Royaumont Abbey, Le Centquatre (Paris), Teatro Ristori (Verona), Teatro La Fenice (Venice).  He has worked in collaboration with several Ensembles (Divertimento, Flame, Linea, Intercontemporain, Ex Novo, Lemanic, Klangbox, a.o.), Orchestras (OPV, Teatro la Fenice) and soloists (Marco Fusi, Heather Roche, Manu Mayr, Domenico Nordio, Deniel Perer, Juliet Fraser, Jimmy Holliday). Recent and upcoming projects include a cycle of works for solo instrument + electronics and a new piece for ensemble, both to be premiered in 2017 and to be published by Casa Ricordi.
Zeno studied music composition at Kunstuniversität Graz and at Conservatoire”G.Verdi”  in Milano, graduating from both Institutions with honors and distinction. He was selected composer for the Session de Composition Voix Nouvelles 2013 (Fondation Royaumont) and ManiFeste Academy 2014 (IRCAM, Paris).