Giuseppe Califano

Eclectic , curious, omnivorous composer , he is condemned to inhabit multiple musical worlds and to love them all. 

To his solid classical training (diploma in Piano and Composition, various masterclasses dedicated to conducting) he has combined a constant passion for the languages ​​of jazz (from Bill Evans to Keith Jarrett) and rock (from grunge by Pearl Jam to all the musical seasons of Radiohead and Sigur Ros).

In the world of classical music he had the honour and pleasure of writing for the Nieuw Ensemble of Amsterdam and of receiving a commission from IntesaSanPaolo for a piece performed by the violinist Francesca Dego and the laVERDI baroque Orchestra.

Combative cultural activism makes musical dissemination a real mission: he collaborates with the Academy of the Teatro alla Scala, with the Teatro Sociale di Como for OperaDomani and with the Milano Musica Contemporary Music Festival. 

Curiosity and natural propensity to experiment led him to touch all musical areas, making his own styles and words of each sound universe encountered, giving life to publications of musical projects with a post-rock flavour , but with classic instruments and original soundtracks. for short films and documentaries. He also worked in TV, writing the music for the show "Premio per il lavoro", staged at the Manzoni Theater in Bologna and broadcast by RaiUno. 

Since 2018 he has written the music for the three-part show (music, cinema, theatre)  "Human Symphony" , a work in progress with always new music and stories, the subject of a successful tour still in progress.

Biography

Eclectic , curious, omnivorous composer , he is condemned to inhabit multiple musical worlds and to love them all. 

To his solid classical training (diploma in Piano and Composition, various masterclasses dedicated to conducting) he has combined a constant passion for the languages ​​of jazz (from Bill Evans to Keith Jarrett) and rock (from grunge by Pearl Jam to all the musical seasons of Radiohead and Sigur Ros).

In the world of classical music he had the honour and pleasure of writing for the Nieuw Ensemble of Amsterdam and of receiving a commission from IntesaSanPaolo for a piece performed by the violinist Francesca Dego and the laVERDI baroque Orchestra.

Combative cultural activism makes musical dissemination a real mission: he collaborates with the Academy of the Teatro alla Scala, with the Teatro Sociale di Como for OperaDomani and with the Milano Musica Contemporary Music Festival. 

Curiosity and natural propensity to experiment led him to touch all musical areas, making his own styles and words of each sound universe encountered, giving life to publications of musical projects with a post-rock flavour , but with classic instruments and original soundtracks. for short films and documentaries. He also worked in TV, writing the music for the show "Premio per il lavoro", staged at the Manzoni Theater in Bologna and broadcast by RaiUno. 

Since 2018 he has written the music for the three-part show (music, cinema, theatre)  "Human Symphony" , a work in progress with always new music and stories, the subject of a successful tour still in progress.

Compilations with this composer

Compilations
Zeta Potential

Zeta Potential

Huddersfield Contemporary Records

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