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La quarta parte della terra- a project about my beloved Latin America

I have been invited with my long-term duo partner Emanuel Torquati to take part at 75th edition of one of the oldest and most prestigious Italian music Festivals:Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino . For this special occasion,our duo will give … Continue reading

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back from Liege

Last week I spent to interesting and full days in the CENTRE HENRI POUSSER to record and experiment together with the italian composer based in India Riccardo Nova. We worked on acid distorsions, just intonation, very high harmonics,on both electric … Continue reading

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TaT tour

T(ables) a(re) T(urned) is the new work by austrian composer Bernhard Lang written for my ensemble AlterEgo and the english turntablist Philip Jeck We premiered this huge 70 minutes long work in Berlin at the Maerz musik festival last march..we … Continue reading

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Lachenmann and Francesconi@MilanoMusica on saturday night

Working hard on two new adds to my repertoire…two great , fresh, exciting and very experimental pieces for cello and small orchestra-Helmut Lachenmann’s Notturno (Musik fur Julia) written in the end of the sixties and Luca Francesconi’s Unexpected end of … Continue reading

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New Liszt cd out!

My new cd in duo with Emanuele Torquati is out! It presents the complete works by Liszt for cello and piano duo. Five original pieces (including the well known masterpiece La lugubre gondola) plus various rarities recorded here for the … Continue reading

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Schumann album,CD OF THE MONTH for the italian magazine Suonare

very proud of the beautiful review that my Schumann album got this month!

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artistic residency in Banna with Ivan Fedele

this week,starting today, I will be with the Quartetto Prometeo in residence for one week in the marvellous Spinola-Banna Foundation near Torino every year they choose a great composer ,Ivan Fedele this time, to work with two young talented composers … Continue reading

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Distant voices,still lives

Some days ago me and Emanuele Torquati on piano opened the concert series of Villa Romana in Firenze, with a new project that we first called “Canti senza parole” and now found its definitive title “Distant voices ,still lives” (like … Continue reading

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Berlin-Philarmonie-TaT

Again in Berlin for an exciting premiere in Berlin Philarmonie for the prestigious MaerzMusik Festival. We presented the new 1 hour long work T(ables)a(re)T(urned) by austrian composer Bernhard Lang written for my quintet AlterEgo and the turntablist Philip Jeck. The … Continue reading

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Lezioni di Tenebra by Lucia Ronchetti

back from Berlin ,where I was involved in the first performance of the chamber opera “Lezioni di Tenebra” by Lucia Ronchetti in the famous Konzerthaus The piece is a reworking of Cavalli’s Giasone, a baroque,underrated ,masterpiece that Ronchetti ┬áhas cut,reorchestrated,deconstructed … Continue reading

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