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Luca Richelli
Luca Richelli - Biography
Verona, 1963


Luca Richelli lives in Verona (Italy) where he was born on January 20th, 1963. After graduating from high school he studied piano with Edoardo Strabbioli and composition with Renato Dionisi and Francesco Valdambrini. He achieved the Piano Degree at “Conservatorio di Trento” and the Composition Degree at “Conservatorio di Verona”. In 2002 he began to study electronic music at "Conservatorio di Venezia" with Alvise Vidolin where he achieved in 2005 the Composition and New Technologies Degree Certificate (110/110 cum laude), in 2006 the Electronics Music Certificate (10/10 cum laude) and in the 2009 the Live Electronics Degree Certificate (110/110 cum laude).
He has attended many workshops and masters about new technologies in music among which “Corsi Trasversali di interpretazione, concertazione, e prassi esecutiva” with Marco Stroppa, “Interpretazione del live electronics” with André Richard, “Musica Elettronica” with James Dashow and "Ecosistemi udibili" with Agostino di Scipio.
His competencies are: computer music, multimedia composition, notation in contemporary music, and analysis of 20th century music. Recently his new interests are multimedia installation and video-art.
Some of his works were performed in important festivals among which “Variazioni di Pressione III” in Verona, “ExNovo Musica07” in Venice, “Saturazioni” in Rome, “52° Festival Internazionale di Musica Contemporanea, la Biennale di Venezia” in Venice, “Mondi Sonori 2009” in Trento, “II EMUfest”, "III EMUfest" and "IV° EMUfest" in Rome, "XVIII Colloquio di Informatica Musicale" in Turin and "8th Sound and Music Computing Conference" in Padua.
His composition "InterplaYflute" for flutes and live electronics gained a "Menzione Speciale Musica Elettronica e Nuove Tecnologie" at the "Premio Nazionale delle Arti 2008".
He has published many compositions by Ars Publica among which "Der Doppelgänger" for bassoon and tape, "Free" for solo recorder, "UITT" for one percussionist and live electronics and many musicological articles in Bollettino della Società Letteraria di Verona.
He taught sound design at Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, in Milan and music information and music theory at Accademia Musicale S. Martinelli in Verona. During the next winter semester he will be assistant to Marco Stroppa at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart.
He is a performer of live electronics himself and member of the Arazzi Laptop Ensemble in Venice.

Updated to 11/2011