Open Session: Leonardo Marino

Saturday 16 Nov 2019 5pm

Complexity has been a value of western culture for quite some time. Music is a multilayered activity and complexity could be found in a lot of different operational levels. The question is: what is actual complexity in music? How can it still be considered as a value?

Writing music is like walking in a fascinating maze with one peculiar feature: the exit always leads to another more intricate maze.

Leonardo Marino is a Sicilian composer, based in Milano. His formation comprehends both classical and jazz music experiences. He studied composition in Milano with Alessandro Solbiati and now he is finishing his Master of Arts in Genève with Michael Jarrell. His music has been played and programmed by several ensembles, (Divertimento Ensemble, Mdi Ensemble, Ukho Ensemble, Ensemble Prometeo, Ensemble Contrechamps, IEMA, etc.), conductors, (Marco Angius, Luigi Gaggero, Daniel Kawka, Filippo Perocco, etc.) and soloists )Dyna Pisarenko, Alfonso Alberti, Mariagrazia Bellocchio, Rachel Koblyakov, Viktor Rekalo, Tim Maas, Micheal Taylor, Laura Catrani, etc.). His chamber opera “APNEA” was premieried at the “61esimo Festival di Musica Contemporanea della Biennale di Venezia” in 2017. He has been chosen as one of the two mentored composers of the Mentoring Programme 2020, promoted by the Péter Eötvös Foundation. His music is published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni – SugarMusic S.p.A., Milano.