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Franceschini Matteo

Born in Trento in 1979, Matteo Franceschini studied clarinet with Mauro Pedron (obtaining his diploma) and began his composition studies with Armando Franceschini, later graduating from the "Giuseppe Verdi" Conservatoire in Milan under the guidance of Alessandro Solbiati. He attended workshops given by Luca Francesconi and studied Conducting with Sandro Gorli. He studied at the National Academy of "Santa Cecilia" in Rome under the supervision of Azio Corghi and he attended the "Cursus Annuel de Composition et d'Informatique Musicale" offered by the IRCAM in Paris. 

He has received several prizes, both in national and international competitions, like "Tactus" (Brussels), "Guido d'Arezzo", "Il Giornale della Musica - RAI", among others; moreover he has received commissions from the Venice Biennale, RAI (Italian National Radio), Agon, Divertimento Ensemble, Nuova Consonanza, Festival Pontino, Fondazione Dragoni and Haydn Symphony Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento.

His works, conducted among others by Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Mikko Frank, Pascal Rophé, Arturo Tamayo and Gustav Kuhn, have been performed in various festivals, for instance “49th and 51st Venice Biennale Festival” (RAI National Symphony Orchestra and Divertimento Ensemble), "Settembre Musica" in Turin (Ensemble Europeo Antidogma Musica), "Rondò" in Milan (Divertimento Ensemble), “Festival Pontino” in Rome, IRCAM in Paris, "Nederlandse Muziekdagen" (Koor Nieuwe Muziek and Orchestra of Dutch Ra-dio), Symphonic Season of the National Orchestra of Belgium, "Festival för ny musik" (Helsingborgs Symphoniorckester) “Prague Premieres” (Filharmonie Brno). He had broadcasts on RAI, Radio of Italian Switzerland (RTSI), Dutch Radio (NPS), Belgian Radio (RTBF) and Portuguese Radio (RTP).

He has realized soundtracks for short films as well as music for theatre; moreover, he has worked together with Adriano Abbado at the staging of a multimedia installation for the Triennale of Milan, in occasion of Milano Musica festival.

He held lectures at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, at IULM University of Milan and at the Festival de Música do Estoril in Portugal.

His music is published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Sugarmusic SpA, Milan.