His music has been presented in major festivals and concert seasons in Tokyo (Tokyo Opera City), Milan (Festival Milano Musica, Rondò/Divertimento Ensemble, Teatro Dal Verme, Sala Verdi of the Conservatory), Royaumont (Voix Nouvelles), New York (Columbia University, IKIF/Mannes College of Music), Florence (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Festival Play It! ), Riga (Festival Arena/Great Guild Concert Hall), Erl (Tiroler Festispiele/Festspielhaus), Torino (MiTo SettembreMusica, Unione Musicale, Rai NuovaMusica/Auditorium Rai “Arturo Toscanini”), Lodz (Lodz Philharmonic Hall), Bologna (Accademia Filarmonica), Boston (Harvard University, Boston University), Parma (Festival Traiettorie), Takefu (Takefu International Music Festival), Venice (La Biennale di Venezia, Teatro Malibran), Lausanne (Société de Musique Contemporaine), Latina (Festival Pontino), Brussels (Flagey), Rome (Auditorium Parco della Musica, Festival di Nuova Consonanza), Ljubljana (Slovenian Philharmonic) and Madrid (Auditorio Nacional de Música).
He has received commissions from numerous institutions including the Fondazione ORT-Orchestra della Toscana, the Takefu International Music Festival, the Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte and the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. He has been composer in residence at the Divertimento Ensemble and the Fondation Royaumont.
He has been awarded in numerous international composition competitions including the Tansman International Competition of Musical Personalities in Lodz and in 2009 he was awarded the Takefu International Composition Award.
In 2012 he was awarded the First Prize at the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award in Tokyo and in 2014 he was awarded the Special Prize “Una Vita nella Musica – Giovani” at the Teatro la Fenice in Venice.
His compositions, conducted by Zsolt Nagy, Tito Ceccherini, Guillaume Bourgogne, Carlo Boccadoro, Naohiro Totsuka, Sandro Gorli and Jonathan Webb, among others, have been performed by orchestras such as the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra della Toscana, the Lodz Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice in Venice; Of particular note is his collaboration with chamber groups and ensembles dedicated to the contemporary repertoire such as the Trio di Parma, the Quatuor Diotima, the Hilliard Ensemble, the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, the Vertixe Sonora Ensemble and the Divertimento Ensemble.
In 2013, the record company Stradivarius released a monographic CD dedicated to his music for the Times Future series, and in 2014 Mano d’erba (for orchestra) was chosen as a “recommended work” at the International Rostrum of Composers in Helsinki.
His works have been broadcast by radio stations in Italy (Radio Tre), Australia (ABC Radio), Sweden (Sveriges Radio), Holland (NPO), Hong Kong (RTHK), France (Radio France), Japan (NHK), Iceland (RÚV) and Austria (ORF).
His music is published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni-SugarMusic S.p.A. of Milan.
Estroso/Innerlich (2008 12) for violin
Livre d’arabesques (2010) for oboe and ensemble
Im freien zu spielen (2009) for ensemble
Island (2007) for cello and piano
Title: Tre studi sulla notte (2008) for piano
Tre studi per riscoprire l’alba (2008) for piano
Nebbiae (2009) for ensemble
Sandro Gorli, conductor
Publication date: 23-01-2013
Catalogue number: STR 33953
Label: STRADIVARIUS – Italy