A B O U T
Zeno Baldi (Verona, 1988) is an Italian composer, also active as electroacoustic performer.
His music has been presented at Festivals such as London Ear Festival, Società del Quartetto di Milano, MATA (New York), Firenze suona contemporanea, TransArt (Bolzano), in venues like the Royaumont Abbey, Le Centquatre (Paris), Teatro La Fenice (Venice), Musiikkitalo (Helsinki), Piccolo Teatro (Milan). He has worked with several Ensembles (Divertimento, Flame, Linea, Mdi, Zeitfluss, Schallfeld, Ex Novo, Klangbox, a.o.), Orchestras (OPV, Teatro la Fenice) and soloists (Marco Fusi, Heather Roche, Manu Mayr, Juliet Fraser and Jimmy Holliday).
Graduated from the Kunstuniversität Graz and the Conservatoire “G.Verdi” in Milano (Studies with Klaus Lang and Gabriele Manca), he took part in the Session de Composition Voix Nouvelles 2013 (Fondation Royaumont), 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, and will soon start a Fellowship in music composition at the American Academy in Rome 2019/20.
Upcoming projects include new works for Quartetto Maurice (commissioned by Associazione De Sono / Fondazione I Teatri – Reggio Emilia), for Ensemble L’Arsenale (commissioned by Associazione LOXOSconcept / Matera Intermedia Festival) and for piano/percussion quartet Yarn/Wire (NYC).
In 2018 Divertimento Ensemble recorded a Portrait CD of his music (“Bonsai”), released by Stradivarius Label.
His scores are published by Casa Ricordi.