Andrea Agostini

Friday, February 10th, 2012 - 1:37 pm

 (Italy, 1975)
Gli atorni che s’accendevano e radiavano for baritone saxophone and electronics (2009)

Andrea Agostini has studied piano, composition and electronic music. He has composed several works of instrumental, electroacoustic and mixed music. He has obtained prizes and qualifications in several international competitions (Musica Viva, Prix Noroit, 3rd Seoul Competition for Composers, Gaudeamus, Nuova Consonanza, …). His works have been commissioned by several ensembles and institutions (among them a Commande d’état Français in 2007), and performed in many important international festivals: Musica in Strasbourg, MiTo and Sincronie in Milan, REC in Reggio Emilia, IMEB in Bourges, MIA in Annecy, Spark in Minneapolis… His curiosity for the totality of the contemporary musical languages brought him to work in the domains of rock, jazz and folk musics. He currently teaches Musical Informatics at the Turin Conservatory and is Composer in Research at IRCAM.