Luigi Ceccarelli

ceccarelliLC_Vimeo_logo LC_Youtube_logoLC_Soundcloud_logo LC_Flickr_logoLC_Facebook_logoHe is a co-founding member of the “Edison Studio” and  since the 1970s he has worked as a composer of music with live electronics. He is interested in all forms of sound, irrespective of genre, and in the relationships between music and the performing arts.

 His work as a composer has brought him international recognition (Bourges Festival Prizes, UBU Prize – given by Italian theatre critics, Ars Electronica – Linz, MESS Festival Prize in Sarajevo, Special Prize at the BITEF Festival in Belgrade, “Hear” Prize by Hungarian Television, Opus Prize” from the “Conseil de la Musique du Quebec”). His works have been chosen many times for performance at the International Computer Music Conference and

 he has written various works for radio produced by the Italian broadcaster RAI and he composed work for theatre with “Teatro delle Albe”, “Fanny & Alexander”, and work for dance with “Wee Dance Company” and Robyn Orlin.
 Luigi Ceccarelli has held the post of Professor of Electronic Music Conservatory of Music of Latina.

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Concerts – Performances – Installations — 2009
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March 09  – Thessalonica (Greece), University of Macedonia
March 14  – Vienna (Austria), Essl Museum
March 17 – Lucca (Italy), Auditorium del Suffragio, Istituto Boccherini
March 18 – Perugia (Italy), Auditorium del Conservatorio
March 20 – Huddersfield (UK), University of Huddersfield
March 26 – CUNY Brooklyn, NY (USA), Brooklyn College
March 28 – Rindge NH (USA), Franklin Pierce University
April 1st – Alva OK (USA), Nordwestern State University
April 2 – Santa Fe NM (USA), SCI National Conference, College of Santa Fe
April 6 – Kansas City, MO (USA), University of Missouri-Kansas City
LC_honoursaxW2April 9 – Oshkosh, WI (USA), University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
April 16 – Minneapolis, MN (USA), Intermedia Arts
April 17 – Minneapolis, MN (USA), St. Olaf Catholic Church
April 19 – Evanston, IL (USA), Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University
April 30 – Bellingham, WA (USA), Western Washington University
May 3 – Warrensburg, MO (USA), University of Central Missour
Neuromante
for alto sax and electronics
alto sax – Eric Honour
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LC_OuvAlcinaVilla Raspa di Spoltore (Pescara) (Ita), April 5, Magfest, Spazio Alici
Wroclaw (Poland), April  24 – Festival Giving Voices
Trieste (Ita), November 2,3,4,6,7,8 – Il Teatro Rossetti – Sala Bartoli
Tunisi (Tunisia), November 13-14 -EL Teatro
Chartage Theatre Festival – Journées Theatrales de Chartage
the Teatro delle Albe presents
Ouverture Alcina
voice Ermanna Montanari
text Nevio Spadoni
direction Marco Martinelli
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LC_G104_440Roma (Ita), April 10, 8:30 pm
sede radio RAI via Asiago 10 – live broadcast Rai Radio3
Teatro Elettronico delle voci
concert by Luigi Ceccarelli
Quattro pezzi su testi di Giovanni Pascoli
Notte d’Inverno, La Nebbia, L’Uccellino del Freddo, Le Rane
voice Sonia Bergamasco
Ouverture Alcina
voice Ermanna Montanari
space and lights Marco Martinelli
text Nevio Spadoni
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CopertinaDVDinfernoLongiano (FC), April 18
Stagione Teatro Petrella
Inferno (1911)
from “La Divina Commedia” by Dante Alighieri
directed by Franceso Bertolini and Adolfo Padova
music by Edison Studio
Live Electronics: M.Cardi, L.Ceccarelli, F.Cifariello Ciardi, A.Cipriani
Ravenna Festival production
restored version by Cineteca di Bologna
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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPerugia, May 7 -Sala Podiani, Palazzo dei Priori
Ludus Gravis Festival
Contemporaneamente Contrabbasso
Live Improvisation Performance (X-Traces)
Daniele Roccato – Doublebass
Luigi Ceccarelli and Fabio Cifariello Ciardi – Live electronics
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LC_BO7B69~RavagliaVancouver (Canada), May 7, 8, 9
The Dance Center – Summer Dance 2009
Scotiabank Dance Center
LIVE*
Francesco Scavetta – Luigi Ceccarelli
a performance of music, dance and video
Paolo Ravaglia prepared clarinets
Francesco Scavetta choreography
Antonino Chiaramonte live electronics
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LC_Naturalmente tuaBarcelona (Spain), June 6
MACBA – Museo de Arte Contemporanea
Guanajuato (Mexico), October 23
Universidad de Guanajuato – Festival Cervantino
Roma, November 14
EmuFest – Sala Accademica Conservatorio Santa Cecilia
Alcalà de Henares (Madrid, Spain), November 21
Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
Birds
for bass clarinet, birds songs and electronics
bass clarinet  Harry Sparnaay – (Massimo Munari – Roma)
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LC_PicVideo 1Monaco di Baviera (Germany), May 22
Gasteig, Black Box – Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Monaco
Bratislava (Slovacchia), June 29 – Filarmonica di Bratislava
Amsterdam (Netherland), October 1st – Bimhuis
Barcellona (Spain), October 29
Conservatorio Municipal de Mùsica de Barcelona
Buenos Aires (Argentina), November 19 – Teatro de la Ribera
Bahìa Blanca (Argentina), November 22
Uccidiamo il Chiaro di Luna – Serata musicale futurista
PIC
for video and two percussionists
premiere
percussions Antonio Caggiano, Gianluca Ruggeri
Fondazione Musica per Roma production
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LC_caniOrlynVenice (Ita), June 27, 28 – teatro Piccolo Arsenale
Biennale di Venezia – Danza – Grado Zero – Incipit
Naples (Ita), MADRE Museum, July 23
Contemporary Art Museum Donna Regina – Un’Estate al Madre
Paestum, Teatro dei Templi, july 24 – Paestum Festival
With astonishment I note the dog (revisited)
choreography Robin Orlin
music Luigi Ceccarelli, Alessandro Cipriani
light designer Vincent Longuemare
premiere
National Academy Dance Company
dancers: Alessio Attanasio, Matteo Carvone, Anna Fingerhuth, Ekaterine Giorgadze, Jiri Kalfar, Francesco Arduino Leone, Teresa Marcaida, Roberta Pisu, Ilenia Romano, Noemi Valente, Antonia Zagel
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LC_BNPF_CDwRavenna June 16 (opening) – July 18
Ravenna Festival – Sala Dantesca of the Biblioteca Classense
BIANCO NERO PIANO FORTE
Installation site specific
project Mara Cantoni, Luigi Ceccarelli, Lelli & Masotti
photos Lelli & Masotti – proses and verses Mara Cantoni
music and sound design Luigi Ceccarelli
premiere
music realized at Edison Studio- Roma, IMEB-Bourges
voices Sonia Bergamasco, Paolo Bessegato, Elena Bucci, Mara Cantoni, Ermanna Montanari, Giovanna Mori, Gabriella Franchini, Camillo Grassi, Enrico Fink, Sandro Cerino, Marco Cavalcoli.
video DDR Videoflot, Gerardo Lamattina
scenes project Leonardo Scarpa
Ravenna Festival production
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LC_Pedonium2wSantarcangelo di Romagna, July 9 – 12
Santarcangelo 09 – Festival Internazionale del Teatro in Piazza
+/- (più meno)
for wood, metal and pre-verbal voices sampled sounds operated by a wooden floor with MIDi controls and live electronics
premiere
performance by Fanny & Alexander Theater
wooden floor – Chiara Lagani,
pre-verbal sounds – Roberta Guidi
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LC_InferiNew York (USA), September 26
Columbia University
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
a program of Eletroacoustic Music:
“The Real, The Symbolic and The Imaginary”
Inferi (from Bianco Nero Piano Forte)
for voice and elaborated sounds
text Mara Cantoni – photos Lelli & Masotti
Birds
for bass clarinet, birds songs and electronics
bass clarinet Marianne Gythfeldt
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LC_BNPF_CDwCòrdoba (Argentina),  September 17 – October 22
Museo de Bellas Artes “Emilio Caraffa”
XX Jornadas Internationales de Mùsica Electroacùstica
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Bianco Nero Piano Forte – Video Installation
project Mara Cantoni, Luigi Ceccarelli, Lelli & Masotti
photos Lelli & Masotti
proses and verses Mara Cantoni
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ExsultetHiResCòrdoba (Argentina), September 29
Museo de Bellas Artes “Emilio Caraffa”
XX Jornadas Internationales de Mùsica Electroacùstica
Istituto Italiano di Cutura
Concert by Luigi Ceccarelli
Exsultet, Escorial, Tupac Amaru, Birds, Pic
bass clarinet Eduardo Spinelli
September 29, 30
Pabellòn CePIA, Ciutad Universitaria,
Masterclass by Luigi Ceccarelli
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LC_02whatyousayyouareAarhus (Den), Sept 29-30 – Aarhus Festuge
Cagliari (Ita), Sept 19 – Autunno Danza Festival
Ludwigshafen (Ger) , Oct 2-3 – Theater im Pfalzbau
Praga (Czech Rep), Oct 6-7 – Archa Theatre
Roma (Ita) , Oct 17 – Teatro Vascello
Freiburg (Ger), Oct 30-31 – Tanzfestival
Perugia (Ita) , Nov 6-7 – Teatro Bertold Brecht
Lublino (Poland), Nov 12 – International Dance Theatres Festival
A Glimpse of Hope
Deja Donnè Dance Company
Choreography Simone Sandroni and Lenka Flory
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LC_FilmstudiewGenova (Ita), December 10
Palazzo Ducale
Event for the Centenary of Bauhaus
Diagonal Symphony
musica per Opus II
film di Walter Ruttman (1922)
musica per Filmstudie
film di Hans Richter (1926)
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LC_BNPF_CDwBianco Nero Piano Forte
poses and verses Mara Cantoni
annexed to the catalog of the installation of the Ravenna Festival
Bianco Nero Piano Forte
total duration: 65′
Ravenna Festival ditions
2009