About - Zeno Baldi
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A B O U T

Zeno Baldi is an Italian composer and sound artist.
His music has been presented at Festivals such as London Ear Festival, Società del Quartetto di Milano, MATA (New York), MAtera INtermedia, TransArt (Bolzano), Casa del Quartetto (Reggio Emilia), Smog (Brussels), in venues like the Royaumont Abbey, Le 104 (Paris), Teatro La Fenice (Venice), Musiikkitalo (Helsinki), Piccolo Teatro (Milan). He has worked with Divertimento Ensemble, Linea, Mdi, Zeitfluss, Schallfeld, L’arsenale, Ex Novo, Quartetto Maurice, OPV Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice, Marco Fusi, Heather Roche, Manu Mayr, a.o.  As a performer, he presented electroacoustic sets at Legroom (Manchester), Villa Romana (Florence), Mart (Rovereto), Triennale (Milan).

 

Graduated from the Kunstuniversität Graz and the Conservatoire “G.Verdi” in Milano, he took part in the Session de Composition Voix Nouvelles 2013 (Fondation Royaumont) and the ManiFeste Academy 2014 (Ircam, Paris).
He was composer in residence at Rondò concert season 2017 (Milan), composer in residence at Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte 2018,  Marcello Lotti Italian Fellow in Music at the American Academy in Rome 2019-20, Styria Artist-in-residence 2021.

 

He received commissions from Fondazione Teatro La Fenice, Ulysses Network, Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung, Fondazione Spinola-Banna per l’Arte, Fondazione I Teatri – Reggio Emilia, De Sono Associazione per la Musica, Associazione Veneta Amici della Musica, Siae Classici di Oggi.

 

Upcoming projects include new works commissioned by piano/percussion quartet Yarn/Wire (NYC), by Azione_Improvvisa Ensemble (with the support of Ernst von Siemens Musiktstiftung), by Ensemble Proton Bern, and the release of a solo electronic record.
Divertimento Ensemble recorded a Portrait CD of his music (“Bonsai”), released in 2018 by Stradivarius Label.
His scores are published by Casa Ricordi.
Photo: Michele Degani
Photo: Michele Degani ©