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Paolo Longo
Paolo Longo - Biography
Trieste, 1967



Instrument: Conductor

Born in Trieste (Italy) in 1967, he studied piano, composing and conducting; he graduated with
highest honors in 1990.
Composer of mainly chamber, solo and vocal works that have been awarded in several International composition competitions: Edvard Grieg Competition in Oslo (2003), ANDm Competition in Tarragona (2004), ISCM-Miami (2006), Renée B. Fisher Composer Awards in New Haven (2005), Salvatore Martirano Award in Chicago (2005), Chamber Music Composition Competition in Tokyo (2005), Académie de Lutèce in Paris (2006), Prix Reine Marie José in Geneva (2005), Egidio Carella International Competition in Piacenza (2003), Città di Barletta International Competition (2004), Premio Valentino Bucchi in Rome (2003), Musica Domani Prize
in Rochester (2012), and many others. His music has been regularly performed and broadcast in more than 40 countriesi. Main
performances include: Festival Lille 3000, Gourmandises Musicales in Ecquevilly, Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing, Festival Oboe 2012 in Paris (France), Oslo Grieg Festival (Norway), Concerts de midi in Bruxelles, Logos Concert Hall in Gand (Belgium), Festival November Music in Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands), Piano City, Suono/Immagine and Festival Rebus in Milano, Mittelfest in Cividale, Festival delle Nazioni in Rome, Bellagio Festival (Italy), New Music – Miami ISCM Festival, Composer's Voice in New York, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana- Champaign, Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn (USA), SALT New Music Festival in Victoria (Canada), London New Wind Festival (UK),  Soirées musicales d'hiver (Pazardjik, Bulgaria), International Review of Composers (Belgrade, Serbia), Hopetoun Alpha in Auckland, Adam Concert Room in Wellington, The Southern Ballet Theatre in Christchurch (New Zealand), Studio Ernest-Ansermet in Geneva (Switzerland), Jaunais Rigas Teatris in Riga (Latvia), Fundación
Eutherpe (León, Spain). His primary publishers are Symétrie (Lyon - France), RAI Trade (Rome - Italy) and Sconfinarte
(Rovato - Italy); his music has been the subject of workshops and stages in Spain, Israel, Italy and Australia. Some of his compositions have been the imposed works at several international music competitions.
As a conductor, Paolo Longo devoted himself mainly to the contemporary music repertoire; he has led ensembles and orchestras in Italy, France, Switzerland, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Uzbekistan, in chamber, symphonic and opera productions. He has premiered more than 150 works by composers such as Gilbert Amy, Bruno Bettinelli, Aldo Clementi, Giorgio Colombo Taccani, Azio Corghi, Pascal Dusapin, Hans Werner Henze, Michael Levinas, Robert W. Mann, Giacomo Manzoni, Luca Mosca, Ennio Morricone, Francesco Pennisi, Alessandro Solbiati, Ivan Vandor, and many others.

Updated to 2014