LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
After his studies in Piano he graduates with honours in Composition with Luigi Nono’s pupil G. Cappelli, Abbiati Prize in 2001. Moreover he brilliantly gains a MA in Choir conducting in the Conservatory of Bologna with M° L. Lollini and is currently completing his studies in Film music in the same institution. His compositions were played in important institutions such as Accademia Chigiana, Mozarteum (Grosses studio), Sala Accademica del Pontificio Istituto di Musica Sacra, Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini, Teatro Moriconi, Concert Hall of Lviv Philarmonic, Teatro del Pratello and in numerous festivals such as Festival Pontino, Religion Today Film Festival, Livorno Music Festival, KLK New Music, Màntica, Metamorfosi. Among the artists who performed his music Maria Grazia Bellocchio, ContempoArtEnsemble, Lviv Philarmonic, Kai Strobel, Marco Ortolani, Maurizio Ben Omar, Olga Arzilli. He studied and attended various masterclasses with Luis Bacalov (from whom was awarded a Merit Diploma), Georg Friedrich Haas, Christopher Austin (from whom was awarded the Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Prize), Carlo Crivelli, Kurt Schwertsik, Alessandro Solbiati, Toivo Tulev. He distinguished himself in various competitions such us International Composing Competition 2 Agosto, Concorso Internazionale di Composizione Papa Benedetto XIV, International Composing Competition Maurice Ravel. He studied Architecture at the University of Bologna and he worked as an architect several years. He loves to teach and – besides music - to paint. He studied in Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna with Prof. Novali, but he is in general a self-taught painter.
WHO I AM
Composer, painter, teacher and architect. Strongly passionate about art.
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