2007 - 08

Residence Cursus II at Ircam Centre Pompidou - Paris


Cursus in Composition and Computer Music at Ircam - Paris.

1997 - 2006

Composition Masterclasses with Gérard Grisey, Jonathan Harvey, Helmut Lachenmann, Henri Pousseur, Philippe Leroux, Brian Ferneyhough, Tristan Murail, Hugues Dufourt.


Diploma in Orchestral Conducting (9,50/10) at Conservatory of Frosinone, Italy.


Meetings with Luciano Berio.


Diploma at the Master Specialization Course in Composition (10/10 cum laude) at l’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome (President of the examination board Luciano Berio).

1995 - 2000

Composition studies with Azio Corghi, Ivan Vandor, Giorgio Nottoli, Salvatore Sciarrino, Alessandro Solbiati.


Diploma in electronic music (10/10 cum laude) at Conservatory of Frosinone, Italy.


Diploma in composition (8/10) at Conservatory of Frosinone, Italy.


Diploma in piano (10/10 cum laude) at Conservatory of Frosinone, Italy.



Commission of Ircam – Centre Pompidou for Voir-Toucher for 4 gestural musicians and live electronics to be premiered during the Festival Manifeste 2013 organized by Ircam. Principal soloist: Daniel Ciampolini.


Commission of Radio France for an orchestral pieces to be broadcasted in Mai 2013 for the radio program Alla Breve


Commission of the Festival Musica of Strasbourg for Macchine Selvagge for organ solo, dedicated to Francesco Filidei and premièred at Festival Musica 2011.


Commission of CNRS, College de France for the piece Les invisibles for the exposition Invisible et Insaisissable realized between September and December 2011 at Centre des Arts d’Enghien-les-Bains.


Commission of the Centre Henri Pousseur in Liège for Le identità fluide for string quartet and live electronics composet for the Quatuor Danel. First performance festival Ars Musica – Liège march 3 2011.

Link at the website of Orchestre Philarmonique, Liege


Commission of Ircam - Centre Pompidou for L’Apparente, premiered 10/28/2008 at Espace de Projection, Ircam - Parigi, with, between others Alexis Descharmes and Florent Jodelet.


Commission of Centre de Recherches et de Formation Musicales de Wallonie (CRFMW) of Liege for a piece for cello and electronics for the soloist Arne Deforce, premiered the 11/24/2007 in Liege.


Commission Ircam for the piece Le Voci Inesatte, premiered the 10/13/2006 at Espace de Projection, Ircam - Paris.


Two commissions for the Divertimento Ensemble of Sandro Gorli in collaboration with Milano Musica, premiere during the series Rondò 2004 and Rondò 2005 in Milan.


Commission of Teatro dell’Opera of Rome and Accademia di S. Cecilia for le centenary of Giuseppe Verdi, premiere of King Lear s’amuse for solo piano at Teatro Nazionale in Rome the 10/8/2001.


Commission for ensemble of Arena di Verona for the concert series PrimaVerona, premiere the 6/3/2000.

Music performed at: Musica - Strasbourg; Ars Musica - Bruxelles; Manifeste, Espace de Projection, Ircam; Académie de France Villa Medici in Rome; Biennale Musica - Venice; EMUFest and EMUTif at Conservatory of S. Cecilia in Rome; Accademia Chighiana of Sienna; The Italian Academy of the Columbia University - New York; Spectrum - New York; Festival Avignon Off 2008; Les Images Sonores - Liege; TNT - Bordeaux; XXII Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez in Mexico City; at J. F. Ribas Hall in Caracas; Malta-International Project of Computer Music 1997; Teatro Nuovo in Ferrara; Conservatoire National de Région of Boulogne-Billancourt; Istituto di Cultura Italiana in Strasbourg and Paris; festival I Corpi del Suono in L’Aquila; BKA Theater in Berlin.

Working with: Quatuor Danel, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Divertimento Ensemble, Arne Deforce, Daniel Ciampolini, Jean Deroyer, Alexis Descharmes, Séverine Ballon, Florent Jodelet, Marco Fusi, Andrea Corazziari, Gabriele Cassone, Laura Catrani.



Collaboration  with che CNRS, Collège de France, laboratory LCMCP (Laboratoire de Chimique de la Matière Condensée de Paris) for the sound installation Les invisibles, part of the exposition Invisible et insaisissable realized at Centre des Arts d’Enghien les Bains, for the project OpenLab. For this installation, he worked on sound interpretation of signals obtained with Magnetic Nuclear Resonance, an instrument used in the study of atomic environments in liquids and solids. The output frequencies produced in this analysis can resonate, according to the studied atom, in the frequency domain and are used to realize an original sound synthesis method en real time, in collaboration with the Italian researcher Carmine Emanuele Cella.

2010 à

Collaboration with the violinist Marco Fusi for the composition of a cycle of Moti Perpetui for solo violin.


Collaboration as a composer and electronic music performer with the choreograph Ghislaine Avan and the company Tempo Cantabile for J’ai parcouru seule le cercle du ciel, multimedia opera for dance - music and video, based on Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.


Artistic director of the discography label XXI Musicale (, devoted to the contemporary and electronic music, at first distributed by EMI Music Italy and actually by Halidon, in collaboration with the Italian Radio (RAI) and IMAIE (Institute for the protection of right of performer artists).


Collaboration with the pianist Andrea Corazziari for the composition of a cycle of Studies for piano.

1995 - 2006

Collaboration, as a composer, with the Faculty of Psychology of University La Sapienza in Rome for an educational project, sponsored by the European Community, focused on teaching languages to children with the aid of music (The adventures of Hocus & Lotus). The project was experimented in various European schools and on this music the Italian Television (RAI) produced three series of cartoons (The adventures of Hocus & Lotus) broadcasted on RAI 3).


Composer for the theatre company Teatro dell’Appeso.


2009 - 2013

Composer in research at Ircam - Paris in the field of modal synthesis in real time and on the interaction between gesture and sound in real time.

Two kind of instruments realized:

-the Geecos, allowing the musician to control realtime sound synthesis and inner modulation of sound through audio analysis of hands’ gestures on a rigid surface;

-the Keecos, allowing the musician to control realtime sound synthesis and inner modulation of sound through video analysis of hands’ gestures in the air.

2010 - 2012

Collaboration with the researcher of Ircam and Goldsmiths University (London) Bruno Zamborlin, on the project Mogees based on gesture recognition and realtime sound synthesis.


Collaboration with la Faculty of Engineering of the University Tor Vergata in Rome concerning the compositional use and developing of the SAIPH, a real-time electronic music system.



Realisation of a pedagogical project to make the children approach the sound through the use of electronic instruments: Gioco Elettroacustico at the Conservatory of Vicenza, Italy with students of primary and secondary school.


Realisation of a pedagogical project to make the children approach the sound through the use of electronic instruments: Jeu Electroacoustique in collaboration with the Music School of Chinon (EMMA) in Chinon France.

2003 à

Teacher in Electronic Music at Conservatory of Vicenza - Italy


Teacher in the conservatory of Palermo, Verona and Fermo.



Grant of Centre Henri Pousseur di Liège - Belgium.


Grant of SACEM for the Cursus II 2007-08 of Ircam.


Selected by the Reading Panel 2006 of Ircam for the Cursus II in Composition and Computer Music 2007-08.


Selected at 5th Forum de la jeune création musicale of the SIMC French section.


Grant of the SACEM for the Cursus 2005-06 of Ircam..


Selected by the Reading Panel 2004 of Ircam for le Cursus de Composition and Computer Music 2005-06.


Prize for the best soundtrack at the II Festival Internazionale del Cinema d’Animazione e Fumetto for pedagogical project in collaboration with the Faculty of Psychology of University La Sapienza in Rome.


First International Composition Competition Premio Paradiso: first prize.


Second Composition Competition “S. Quasimodo”, Rome 1990: first prize


Electronic music


Concert in duo with the cellist Séverine Ballon for the project Saisir at Centre des Arts d’Enghien-les-Bains – Paris, using the technologies and instruments created from the collaboration with the CNRS, Collège de France:


Concerts in duo with Bruno Zamborlin using the instruments issued from the researches on gesture:

  1. -Generazioni Elettroniche 2010, Nova Gorica:

- Festival Suona Francese 2011, Vicenza June 3 th 2011:

- Geek’s So In organized by Intel at 8valois Paris June 16 th 2011

- EMUFest 2011, Conservatory of S. Cecilia – Rome :

- EMUTif 2012, Conservatory of S. Cecilia – Rome :


Electronic realization, performer and sound projectionist for Mantra by Karlheinz Stockhausen with the duo Redaelli – Bellocchio:

  1. -Teatro Politeama Garibaldi in Palermo for the Amici della musica of Palermo 12//2/2008.

  2. -Palazzina Liberty in Milan for Milano Musica 6/3/2007.

  3. -Conservatory of Vicenza 5/19/2007.


Pianist in the field of classical, contemporary and improvisation at Hungarian Academy in Rome, for the Amici del Loggione of Teatro alla Scala in Milan, at Accademia Filarmonica Romana - Sala Casella Rome, at Teatro Nuovo in Ferrara, at the Biennale dei giovani artisti del mediterraneo in Turin, at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, etc.

Orchestral conducting


Orchestral conducting for the concert and the CD live of Giovanni Mirabassis’ Trio – VIVA V.E.R.D.I, at Aram Concert Hall, November 27th 2011, released in february 2013


His music is published by Casa Ricordi, Milan and Edizioni Suvini – Zerboni, Sugar Music, Milan.


photo Tiziana Cera Rosco