SUBJECT OF THE COURSE: musical composition on a short film provided by Religion Today Film Festival
COURSE DURATION: 24.07. – 31.7.2021
AUDITION: 24.07.2021 at 10 am
Born in Rome in 1953, he graduated in 1983 from the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Composition. In the last 7 years he has taught the two-year course of “Musical Composition applied to Images” and other courses at the Conservatory “Alfredo Ca-sella” in L’Aquila. Composer, trained at the School of Maestro Domenico Guaccero, he has concentrated his activity in the field of traditional concert composition and in that of applied music. He has composed for the most varied orchestral formations and his compositions such as “Iride”, “Il Drago”, “La pazzia di Lear”, have been performed in important American theatres such as the S. Guggenheim in New York and the C. Colombo in Buenos Aires. His works of Contemporary Art Music have been performed not only in Italy, the United States and Argentina, but also in France, Germany, Spain, Russia, England, Canada, Greece, Bulgaria, Norway, Turkey, Finland, Cuba, China and Australia. Among his most important compositions are the “Sinfonie specchianti”, works performed simultaneously in four European cities (no. 2 in 1995 and no. 3 in 1998) by four orchestral groups, using a technological synchronism that was cutting-edge at the time. He has been nominated three times for the CIAK d’oro, twice for the Grolla d’oro, twice for the Globo d’oro and three times for the David di Donatel-lo Award. He won the “Carlo Savina Award” for excellence in music awarded by the Spello Film Festival and the Umbrian Borghi. He won the “Globo d’oro della Stampa Estera” for best soundtrack for the film Sangue del mio sangue. He received the “Char-lot” Award for Lifetime Achievement, Salerno Festival. He received the “Soundtrack Award” for lifetime achievement (RdC Awards 2013, historical awards of the “Rivista del Cinematografo”) at the Tertio Millennio Film Fest. He received the “Ennio Morrico-ne” Award at the 2013 Bari International Film Festival for the best soundtrack for the film Bella addormentata. He received the “Roma Videoclip – cinema meets music” Award. He received the “Goffredo Petrassi” Award from Maestro Ennio Morricone by the Associazione Culturale Goffredo Petrassi, in the event held at the Auditorium Par-co della Musica. He received the “Prix France Musique – SACEM de la musique de film” for the best soundtrack for the film Vincere. He won the “Cicognini Prize” for best soundtrack 2007 for the film Il 7 e l’8. He was awarded the “Nino Rota Prize” at the Salerno Festival.
PARTICIPATION FEE: Piano, violin, singing, flute, trumpet, accordion, percussion, orchestral conducting: active participants:€ 320,00 listeners: € 100,00Composing: Music for film active participants:€ 450,00 listeners: € 100,00