Lorenzo Romano | composer


Lorenzo Romano (Firenze, 1985) is an Italian composer based in Hamburg.

He studied composition at conservatory Luigi Cherubini of Florence with Mauro Cardi and at the Universität der Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz with Beat Furrer (instrumental composition) and Marko Ciciliani (computer music). Currently he is enrolled in a Phd program at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg and he’s writing a new full-length opera for the Hamburg State Opera, which will be premiered in June 2021.    

He attended master classes with: H. Lachenmann, S. Gervasoni, S. Sciarrino, P. Hurel, R. Saunders, G. F. Haas. His music has been awarded by several composition competitions such as Premio Valentino Bucchi, Concorso Internazionale Franco Evangelisti, Oper der Zukunft (Graz).

Its works have been performed in Usa, Argentina, Belgium, France (Royaumont), Germany (Darmstadt Ferienkurse), Austria (Oper Graz, impuls, Klangspuren, Wien Modern), Italy (Biennale di Venezia, Nuova Consonanza), Estonia, Croatia by performers such as Neue Vocalsolisten, Ensemble Recherche, Quartetto Prometeo, Schallfeld Ensemble, Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Pierre-Stéphane Meugé, Antonio Politano, Marco Fusi. His music has been broadcast in national radios such as Radio3 (Italy), SRF2 (Switzerland) SWR (Germany), ORF (Austria).

The concepts of transcription and elaboration connected with new technologies are at the core of his music. He works regularly with dancers and choreographers.
He is one of the founder member of Schallfeld Ensemble, new music group based in Graz, Austria.
In 2008 he graduated in contemporary history at Università degli studi di Firenze.