Ligeti Building, Room 018
Guest: Mauro Cardi
Mauro Cardi (Roma 1955) received his musical education at the Santa Cecilia Rome Conservatoire, under Gino Marinuzzi jr., Guido Turchi and Irma Ravinale. He continued his studies with Franco Donatoni at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena and at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. In 1984 he attended the Ferienkürse in Darmstadt. He won many International Composition prizes, among them the Valentino Bucchi Competition, the Gaudeamus Competition, the International Gian Francesco Malipiero Competition. In 1987 was chosen by RAI to represent Italy at the International Composers’ Tribune organised by UNESCO. He composed radio operas commissioned by RAI and in 1995 it was performed the opera Nessuna coincidenza commissioned by the Accademia Filarmonica Romana. Since 1990 he has been involved in computer music. In 1995 he has been selected by IRCAM for its international stage and he won several international competitions (among them Bourges and the ICMC). With Edison Studio he composed the soundtracks of some silent movies, Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari and Inferno have been published in DVD by the Cineteca di Bologna. President of Nuova Consonanza from 1999 to 2001, he teaches Composition at the Alfredo Casella Conservatoire in L’Aquila. His works are published and recorded in CD, among others, by Casa Ricordi, RAI Trade, RCA, BMG, Curci, Edipan, Adda Records, Happy New Ears, Il manifesto, CNI, Ut Orpheus, Semar, Sconfinarte, Taukay.
Organizer: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Composition Department
Tickets: Admission is free to the lecture.