Paolo Geminiani


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Paolo Geminiani (1960). Studied in composition, electronic music, choral music and choral conducting, band instrumentation at the conservatoires of Bologna and Modena with Cristina Landuzzi and Lelio Camilleri, and finally advanced Master at Verona Opera Academy with Azio Corghi and  ICONS Academy Novara with Alessandro Solbiati.


Other courses with Franco Donatoni, Adriano Guarnieri, Alvise Vidolin, and masterclasses: Gyorgy Ligeti, Gerard Grisey, Goffredo Petrassi, Niccolò Castiglioni.

He has won and received commendations at various competitions including: Gustav Mahler Klagenfurt, Concorso Internazionale “Città di Spoleto”,
Counterpoint International, SuonoSonda Genova, Daegu Contemporary Music Orchestra, Valentino Bucchi Prize Rome, Florence String Quartet, Pierre Schaeffer Pescara, Egidio Carella Val Tidone, Reggello International Festival, IBLA Grand Prize, Premio Romualdo Marenco, Assisi Suono Sacro, ISCM World Music Day and many others.

His works performed in Slovenia, London, Glasgow, South Corea, Japan, Canada, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Greece, Portugal, Oslo, Ucraine: Carnegie Hall NYC, Spectrum NYC, Lefrak Hall Queens College, Steinway Hall and Legacy Hall, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYC), Center for the Performing Arts of University of Wisconsin Green Bay, 33rd Volos International Guitar Festival Greece, Universidade de Évora, Museu Condes de Castro Guimaraes di Cascais, Auditório do Departamento de Comunicação e Arte, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal), Columbus State University, Isaacs Auditorium Selingrove (USA), Sauble Beach Guitar Festival Canada, International Contemporary Music Festival di Deagu (South Corea), Saint Giles’ Cripplegate London, Sala Menhuin Parlamiament of Europe Bruxelles, DAMus UNA Sala García Morillo, Ruidalsud Festival Internacional de Música Contemporánea San Juan, Guitarras en San Juan Festival (Argentina), 9th Annual Sauble Beach Guitar Festival, 49th Festival Musica Nova “Gilberto Méndes” Ribeirão Preto, IV BIMESP San Paolo Brazil Guitar Festival Lipica, ISCM World Music Day Slovenia 2015, Hagi Origami Museum Japan.

In Italy: Contemporaneamente Giornate di Nuova Musica Reggio Calabria 2015, MiXXer Ferrara 2015, Rebus 2014, Domenica del quartetto Firenze, SIMC Composers 2014, Chamber Music Festival Lucca 2014, Risuonanze 2013, Festival Camino Contro Corrente Udine 2013, Cluster–Compositori Europei Lucca 2011, Oltre il contemporaneo, 3 Quarti d’ora di Musica and Organi Antichi Bologna, Sulle Ali del Novecento Brescia, Festival di Bellagio, NEW MADE WEEK, Milano Cinque Giornate, Settimana del contemporaneo Faenza.

Works performed by Daegu Contemporary Music Orchestra, Dedalo Ensemble Brescia, Uroboros Ensemble London, North/South Chamber Orchestra NYC, Trio Trio XelmYa+ Berlin, Alessandro Cazzato, Linda Wetherill, Arcadio Baracchi, Birgit Nolte, Carmine Rizzi, Antonella Bini, Leopoldo Saracino, Donato D’Antonio & Vanni Montanari, Silvio Zalambani & Amerindia ensemble, Duo Novecembalo, Chiara Urli, Ensemble Suono Sacro, Soundiff Ensemble, Ensemble Filomusia.

Works selected from Sidney Compontemporary Orchestra (SCO), Ablaze Records USA, CelloLoft San Diego (CA-USA), SIMC, Centro Musica Contemporanea Milano, New MADE Ensemble, ISCM for concerts and recordings.
Collaborations with various musicians and institutions like Emilia Romagna Festival & Massimo Mercelli, organist Andrea Macinanti, guitarist Donato D’Antonio & Carlo Zauli Museum, composer Nicola Monopoli & Soundiff Barletta, violinist Alessandro Cazzato, flutist Antonella Bini, and others.

Scores published in Italy by Ut Orpheus Bologna, Diaphonia Edizioni, PanasMusic Atene, Sconfinarte, MAP Editions, Agenda edizioni, TEM-Taukay, ArsPublica, CD’s by Tactus Bologna, RMN Label, Soundiff Barletta, Accademia Pescarese, MobyDick Faenza, SuonoSonda Genova.
Actually teaching in Bari (Italy), Conservatorio N. Piccinni.

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