Marco Momi was born in Perugia in 1978. He studied piano, conducting and composition in Perugia, Strasbourg, The Hague, Rome, Darmstadt and Paris; in composition he trained with Fabio Cifariello Ciardi, Ivan Fedele and Yan Maresz.
In the period 2007-2010 he studied and worked at the IRCAM in Paris. His works have been awarded in several international competitions such as Gaudeamus Music Prize, Seoul International Competition, Impuls – Klangforum Wien, Reading Panel IRCAM-EIC. In 2008 he received the Kranichsteiner Music Prize from the City of Darmstadt. He has been composer in residence at the Akademie der Künste Berlin, the Fondazione Banna Spinola and the Divertimento Ensemble.
His works have been performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain, Nikel, Klangforum Wien, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, PHACE, Accroche Note, IEMA, ASKO, Nieuw, Itinéraire, Multilatérale, Cairn, Linea, Slagwerkgroep Den Haag, Solistes XXI, mdi, Quartetto Prometeo, Quartetto Maurice, Bas Wiegers, Marino Formenti, Robert HP Platz, Rachid Safir, Clement Power, Andrea Pestalozza, Nicolas Hodges, Mariangela Vacatello, Matteo Cesari and others, in festivals such as Musica Strasbourg, ManiFeste Paris, Présences – Radio France, Warsaw Autumn, Gare du Nord Basel, Gaida Vilnius, Wiener Konzerthaus, Biennale di Venezia, Magister Ludi Moscow, IMD Darmstadt, Akademie der Künste Berlin, IRCAM, Ars Musica Bruxelles, Bang on a Can New York, AudioArtCircus Osaka, Tzlill Meudcan Tel Aviv, Gaudeamus Music Week, ZKM Karlsruhe.
His compositions are published by Nuova Stradivarius, Suvini Zerboni and since 2015 by Ricordi. In 2013 and 2015 two monographic CDs, Almost Pure and Almost Quiver, are published for the Stradivarius label (Times Future Series).
Since 2008 he has been teaching at Italian Conservatories and has held seminars and conferences in Europe, Israel and South Korea.
Iconica II (2008) for 2 violins, viola, double bass, saxophone, 2 percussionist and prepared piano
Iconica IV (2010) for string trio, flute, clarinete, prepared piano and electronics
Two Nudes (2013) for solo viola
Hox on Beckett (2003) for violin, viola, oboe, bass clarinet
Three Nudes (2006) for solo piano
Almost quiver for e. p. (2011) for flute, oboe, clarinet, string trio, percussion, piano
Ludica III (2012) fro string trio, flute, piano and 3 groups pof kids
Maria Grazia Bellocchio, piano
Maria Ronchini, viola
The young musicians of Divertimento Ensemble
Sandro Gorli, conductor