bio

Composer and sound projectionist. He isĀ  interested in live electronic music and acousmatic music.

In the last year he has collaborated with several musicians as David Moss, Uri Caine, Jim Black, Sonia Bergamasco, Jonathan Faralli, Elio Martusciello, Giovanni Nardi and Francesco Canavese, also by founding the SDENG duo and the ZUM trio projects for electroacoustic music improvisation.

From 2001 to 2011 he regularly collaborated with the Italian choreographer Virgilio Sieni; from 2013 he works together with the Italian dancers/coreographer Simona Bertozzi. In 2003 and 2009 he obtained commissions for new musical works from GRM of Paris. In 2007 he won the International Rostrum of Electroacoustic Music held in Lisbon while in 2011 he has been one of the winners of the Europe Sound Panorama Workshop at ZKM in Karlsruhe . His works are regularly performed in festivals and concerts all over the world.

He is professor of Electronic Music at the Music Conservatory in Bologna; he is also director of Tempo Reale, the centre for music research based in Florence, where he has strictly collaborated with Luciano Berio and other relevant composers, musicians, choreographers and directors besides orchestras and ensembles in Italy and abroad.

In 2016 he has been appointed as director of the music section of the Estate Fiesolana festival.