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Giampaolo Testoni
Giampaolo Testoni - Biography
Milano, 1957


E-mail: [email protected]
Trio (2007-2008) for violin, cello and piano
Jazz Tales (2008) for jazz ensemble and electronics

Born in Milan, Italy, in 1957, (son of songwriter Gian Carlo Testoni and great-grandchild of theater writer Alfredo Testoni),

He was a pupil of   Angelo Paccagnini (Electronic Music and Composition) and Niccolò Castiglioni (Composition) at the “Verdi Conservatory “in Milan, and made his debut as a composer in 1978 at the “UNESCO Music Workshop” in Copenhagen., co-founder of italian Neoromantic musical mouvement.  In 1980, with Le nuvole for chamber orchestra, he was awarded a prize - on the recommendation of Goffredo Petrassi - at the “Rassegna Internazionale di Musica e Teatro da camera” organized by the “Associazione Filarmonica Umbra”. In 1981 he took part in the first edition of “Venezia Opera Prima” and in the “Biennale Musica” entitled “Dopo l’Avanguardia”, earning outstanding recognition from critics and public.

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Updated to 03/2014