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Giorgio Colombo Taccani
Giorgio Colombo Taccani - Biography
Milano, 1961

Le retour du Golem for baritone saxophone, double bass clarinet and piano (2004)
Suvini Zerboni Edition
Le retour du Golem (2004)
for barit. saxophone, double bass clarinet and piano
Esecutori: Thelema Trio - Gent (Belgium)

Giorgio Colombo Taccani was born in Milan in 1961. He pursued a classical education, graduating from the University of Milan with a degree in Modern Literature under the supervision of Professor Francesco Degrada. His thesis in Music History was devoted to Bruno Maderna's Hyperion, and won the "Missiroli Prize", awarded in 1993 by the Town of Bergamo, during a congress devoted to the Italian music theatre in the postwar years.
At the same time he also studied music, obtaining a diploma in Piano performance in 1984 and in Composition in 1989 at the "G. Verdi" Conservatoire in Milan, where he studied under the supervision of Pippo Molino and Azio Corghi.He subsequently attended the two-year advanced program in Composition taught by Franco Donatoni at the Santa Cecilia Academy of Rome, where he won a S.I.A.E. fellowship; he also took advanced courses with Azio Corghi and György Ligeti and in 1995 was chosen to attend a Summer workshop organized by IRCAM and dedicated to electronic music.

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Updated to 02/2014