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Claudio Jacomucci
Claudio Jacomucci - Biography



Instrument: Accordion
Claudio Jacomucci is a performer interested in new musical idioms. He has collaborated with many composers such as Donatoni, Berio, Kurtag, De Pablo, Porena, Garau, Chailly, Nicolau, Bortolotti, Ruiz, Mencherini, Pagliarani, Tedde, Iges, Crivelli, Rendine, Naito, Lalicata presenting premieres of works for the accordion which are often dedicated to him.
He graduated as an accordionist from Conservatoire Nationale de Grenoble in 1992.
He studied with A.Comandini, J.L.Manca, V.Zubitsky and M.Ellegaard.
In 2000 he accomplished the Alexander Technique 3-years training course led by Paul Versteeg and Tessa Marwick in the ATCA in Amsterdam, graduating as a STAT certified teacher.
He studied South Indian Music at the Sweelick Conservatory in Amsterdam.
He has won several international contests such as Grand Prix International d´Accordeón in St. Etienne (France 1988), Trofeo Mundial C.M.A. in Cuenca (Spain 1990), Premio Città di Castelfidardo (Italy 1990) and Arrasate Hiria (Basque Country 1994).
Since its premiere, in 1996 and 1999 he has participated as a soloist in "Outis", opera by Luciano Berio, at Teatro alla Scala in Milano.
He is a member of the Joel Rubin Jewish Music Ensemble since 1994.
He has performed as a soloist and with several ensembles in Europe, the United States, Mexico and China:
Teatro dell'Opera, Rome / Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Berlin / Syracuse University, New York / IV Festival Franco Donatoni, Mexico City / Beethoven Haus, Bonn / Tonhalle, Zurig / De IJsbreker, Amsterdam / Conservatorio Superior del Liceu, Barcelona / Festival di Nuova Musica, Macerata / Nuova Consonanza, Rome / Festival de Música y Danza, Granada / Gaudeamus Foundation, Amsterdam / Sagra Malatestiana, Rimini / Festival de Nueva Música de Bilbao / Rümlingen Festival 2001 / Orff-Zentrum, Munich / Santarcangelo dei Teatri / Angelica, Bologna.
He has recorded for Schott Wergo, W & B Music, Rivoalto, StileLibero, Musica & Poesia, Ema Records, RAI Radio3, ORF, Radio Vaticana, SFB, RNE2, RSI, DeutschlandRadio, Radio Unam-Mexico.
He is regularly invited as an adjudicator at the international accordion contests in Castelfidardo, Klingenthal, Lanciano, Tianjin.
His book "TECNICA I" about the modern accordion technique is published by Bèrben.
Updated to 01/2009