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Simone Beneventi
Simone Beneventi - Biography
Reggio Emilia, 1982

E-mail: simone.beneventi@libero.it

Instrument: Percussion

Member of Icarus Ensemble, Mdi Ensemble and Repertoire zero.
He also collaborates with Klangforum Wien (A), Barcelona 216 (E), Abstray (F), Diagonal (CH), Algoritmo, Prometeo, Adm (I) and with composers such as: Battistelli, Cage, Dufourt, Fedele, Francesconi, Goebbels, Gee, Lachenmann, Lara, Lopez-Lopez, Nova, Poppe, Riley, Romitelli, Sciarrino, Verrando.
As a soloist he performed in music festivals such as Milano Musica, Parco della Musica_Roma, Manca_Nizza (Fr), Gaida_Villnius (Lt), L'espace sonore_Basel (Ch).
He collaborates with leading Italian symphonic and opera orchestras such as:Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Teatro Massimo of Palermo, Opera di Roma, Ort_Regionale Toscana, Toscanini Foundation, Haydn of Bolzano, Spiramirabilis.
In chamber music he has played with musicians such as Angelo Bartoletti (vla), Mario Caroli (fl), Nuccio D'Angelo (chit), Ilja Grubert (vl), Giovanni Mareggini (fl), Gaspare Tirincanti (cl), Omar Zoboli (b). And other projects with artists such as: Nicolo 'Fabi, Paul Fresu, Matmos, Noa, Panasonic.
He is also the artistic director of the festival "Percussion temporary" in Reggio Emilia, and he work as a consultant with Ricordi Publisher in editing for percussion. In 2010 Skyclassica has made a TV-documentary about him for the format "Notevoli".
He studied with Francesco Repola, Jonathan Faralli, Eric Sammut (Conservatoire National CNR_Paris) and Christian Dierstein (Musik Hochschule_Basel).
 

Updated to 12/2011