Lorenzo Romano | composer



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

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, Belgium, France (Royaumont), Germany (Darmstadt Ferienkurse), Austria (Oper Graz) and Italy (Biennale di Venezia, Nuova Consonanza) by performers such as Neue Vocalsolisten, Ensemble Recherche, Quartetto Prometeo, Schallfeld Ensemble, Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Pierre-Stéphane Meugé, Marco Fusi. His music has been broadcast in national radios such as Radio3 (Italy) and SRF2 (Switzerland).

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 and artistic director of Schallfeld Ensemble, new music group based in Graz, Austria.
In 2008 he graduated in contemporary history at Università degli studi di Firenze.