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Galante Carlo

Carlo Galante was born in Trento in 1959, and began his study of cello and composition in the music conservatory of his native town. He went on to further his musical education under the guidance of Niccolò Castiglioni at the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan, graduating in 1984. In 1981 he was awarded the Bucchi Prize and won a mention at the International Stockhausen Competition. In 1982 he took part in the first season of "Venezia opera prima", a program instituted in Venice to showcase the first works of young composers. From that time on, Galante's music has been heard in the major Italian concert halls including La Fenice in Venice, the Piccolo Regio of Turin and the Teatro dell'Opera of Genoa, in music festivals including the Piano Festival of Brescia and Bergamo, Cantiere d'Arte in Montepulciano, and the Festival of Sacred Music in Bolzano, and on important concert series including Musica nel nostro tempo in Milan as well as those sponsored by the Amici della Musica of Palermo, the University Concert Institution of Rome, and many others. 

Galante's works have been frequently performed in Switzerland (Radio Bern), Spain (Spanish National Radio), Germany and France. 

His numerous orchestral commissions include works composed for the RAI orchestras of Rome and Naples, the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano, the Pomeriggi Musicali of Milan, the Bari Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony orchestra of the Abruzzi, among others. 

His "masque" BYZANTIUM was performed in concert from for Musica nel nostro tempo at the Milan Conservatory in March 1991 and revived in a fully staged version at the Piccolo Regio of Turin for the opening of the 1991-92 season. The two-act opera CORRADINO, composed in collaboration with librettist Giuseppe Di Leva, was performed in concert form in October 1991 at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna for the chamber season of Musica Insieme. 

Galante's ballet FANDANGO was premiered in February, 1992 at the Teatro Filarmonico of Verona.

In 1992 he composed with Paolo Arcà, Marco Betta, Matteo D'Amico, Giovanni Sollima, Lorenzo Ferrero and Marco Tutino the "Requiem per le Vittime della mafia", performed in March 1993 in Palermo's Cathedral. 

He is now working on a composition named "Gli ospiti nascosti", 5 songs for baritone and orchestra on a libretto by Giampiero Bona, and on a short theatre piece, "La reticenza di Lady Anne", 3 musical stories after Saki for one actress and a small instrumental group. 

Recordings of Galante's works on CD include ZEFIRO TORNA, FANTASIA, A HOLY GUIDE for baritone, choir and orchestra, CORRADINO, an opra in two acts, and FANFARA.

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  • Galante Carlo
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