COMPOSITIONS

 

MUSICAL THEATRE

 

DELITTO e DOVERE - CRIME AND DUTY (2017) One-act opera
Libretto by the composer, loosely based on Oscar Wilde’s Lord Arthur Savile’s crime - A study of Duty

Commission: Fondazione Teatro Coccia Novara
World première: Spoleto, 7-8-9 July 2017
Direction: Paolo Gavazzeni and Piero Maranghi
Orchestra Talenti Musicali
Conductor: Giovanni Di Stefano
Instrumentation: 1(also picc) 1. 1 (also bcl) sax t 1 (also dbn)/ 1.2.1.1./ perc / 3.2.1.1
Duration: 75’

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

ELSE  (2004) freely adapted from Fräulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler. Duration 26'

Monodrama for soprano and orchestra. (2·2·2·2 - 2·2·0 - Timp/Perc. · Piano - 10·8·5·5·3)

Commission: Orchestra Regionale della Toscana.

World première: 21 April 2005 – Teatro Verdi di Firenze, Italy.

Orchestra Regionale della Toscana. Conductor Michele Carulli. Soprano Elena Bakanova.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

IL PROCESSO – DER PROZESS (2000-2001) (italian and german versions). Duration 2 hours

Opera in three stages, seven scenes two offstage. Freely adapted from The Trial by F. Kafka.

(10 soloists, 32 choristers, orch: 2·2·2·2 - 6·3·3·1 – Timp. ·2 - 11·9·7·5·3 – tape)

1st prize at the Giuseppe Verdi International Opera Competition- Parma (2001).

Italian version world première: 24-26 March 2002 Teatro R. Valli di Reggio Emilia / 26-28-29-31 October 2002 Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Italy.

Director Daniele Abbado, Conductor Enrique Mazzola, Joseph K. G. C. Mosley

German version world première: 9-14-16-23-25 May, 3-5-10-12-25 June 2004 Kiel Teatro d’Opera, Germany.

Director F. Vielstich, Conductor Johannes Willig, Joseph K. Jörg Sabrowski.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

VOCAL SYMPHONIC

 

D.I.S.RESPECTING - Dier Irae - Symphony N.2 (2009- 2010) for baritone, mixed choir, large orchestra. Duration 30'

(4·4·4·4 - 6·4·3·1 – Timp. ·4 – 2 Harps-Accordion-Celesta and Piano 16·14·12·10·8 – harmonic lights)

In memoriam of 395.647.000 people murdered by governments.

 

SEPTEM CAPITA (2007) for soprano, flute and baroque orchestra (ob. tr. hapsicord - strings: 5.4.3.2.1). Duration 12'

Lyrics from the Apocalypse of John

Commission: Diocesi di Casale Monferrato and Festival Luoghi Immaginari. Orchestra Milano Classica.

World première: 25 november 2007. Cattedrale Sant'Evasio in Casale Monferrato, Italy.

Conductor Raffaele Mascolo. Soprano Elena Bakanova.

 

RESURREXI (2006) sacred oratorio in five paintings and a postlude. Text by Roberto Mussapi. Duration 65'

(narrator, 5 soloists, double treble choir 45+45, mixed choir: 72, orch: 3·3·3·3 - 6·4·3·1 – Timp. ·3 – Harp-Celesta-Piano 14·12·10·8·6 – harmonic lights)

Commission: CEI - Vatican with Fondazione Arena di Verona.

World première: 17 e 19/10/2006 Teatro Filarmonico di Verona, Italy.

Coro e orchestra dell'Arena di Verona. Conductor Bruno Campanella. Massimo Popolizio, Fiorenza Cedolins, Tiziana Carraro, Martina Zoppi, Valter Borin, Maurizio Muraro.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

AVE VERUM (2003) for soprano and chamber orchestra. Duration 6'

(1.1.2.2-3.1.1.0-Timp . 1 – 7-5-4-4-2)

World première: April 2003 Lodi. Orchestra Filarmonica di Lodi, Italy.

Conductor Raffaele Mascolo, Soprano Elena Bakanova.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

SOMNIUM (2002) for mixed choir and large symphony orchestra. Duration 6'

(4.4.4.4-6.5.3.2-Timp . 4 - 2 Harps – Celesta – 25 S. 25 C. 25 T. 25 B. – 16-14-12-10-8)

Commission by Luciano Berio for the Santa Cecilia Auditorium inauguration (Parco della Musica by Renzo Piano).

World première: 21 Dicember 2002 Roma, Italy.

Coro e Orchestra di Santa Cecilia. Conductor Myung-Whun Chung

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

LIBERA ME (2001-2002) for mixed choir and large symphony orchestra. Duration 20'

(3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·3 - Arpa - 1 Celesta e Piano – 10S·10C·10T·10B – 16·14·12·10·8)

 

REQUIEM DEGLI UCCISI (2000) for soprano, double treble choir, double mixed choir, brass, percussion, piano, guitar, strings. Duration 40'

World première: 16 June 2000 Alessandria, Italy.

Orchestra Compagnia d'Opera Italiana. Conductor Sergej Ferulov, Soprano E. Bakanova.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

RIVELAZIONE (1997) for 4 soloists, choir and symphony orchestra. Duration 25'

(3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·3 – Harp - 1 Celesta and Piano - 4 soloists – Mixed choir – 16·14·12·10·8)

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

PAX (1996)  for soprano and symphony orchestra. Duration 15'

(2·2·2·2 - 2·2·2 - 2 - 12·10·8·6·4).

1st prize and special mention by Italian Republic's President at the 2 Agosto - Bologna (1996)

World première: 02/08/1996 in Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy.

Orchestra Sinfonica "A. Toscanini" dell'Emilia Romagna, conductor Arturo Tamayo, soprano Tiziana Scandaletti.

Published by Sonzogno – Milan.

 

SYMPHONIC

 

SYMPHONY N. 5 (L'inquietudine di essere umani)  (2016) for symphony orchestra. Duration 20'

(2·2·2·2 - 2·2·1·1 - Timp. ·2 - 12·12·8·8·4)

 

ODE BY THE EARTH (SYMPHONY N. 4)  (2016) for large symphony orchestra. Duration 18'

(3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·3 - Harp - Celesta – 16·14·12·10·8)

Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University

World première: 10-11/11/2017, San Antonio, Texas, USA

San Antonio Symphony

Conductor: Brett Mitchell.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

SERENADE SUR LA MODULATION DES VENTS  (2015) for symphony orchestra. Duration 10'

(3·2·2·3 - 4·2·2·1 - Timp. ·1 - Harp - Piano – 14·12·10·8·6)

Commissioned by Radio France

World première: 11/02/2016, Festival Presence, Maison de la radio, Paris, France

Orchestre National d’Île de France

Conductor: Enrique Mazzola.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

OUVERTURE POUR L’EVEIL DES PEUPLES (2013) for symphony orchestra. Duration 5'30"

(2·2·2·2 - 4·2·3·1 - Timp.·3 - 14·12·10·8·6)

Commission: Orchestre National d’Île de France

World première: 19/01/2014, Salle Pleyel, Paris, France.

Conductor: Thomas Sondergard

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano

 

SYMPHONIE DES PRODIGES (Troisième Symphonie) (2012) for symphony orchestra. Duration 18'

(2·2·2·4 - 4·4·3·2 - Timp.·3 - 16·14·12·10·8)

Commission: Orchestre National d’Île de France

World première:  28 Aprile 2013, Salle Pleyel, Paris, France.

Conductor: Enrique Mazzola

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano

 

STARGATE (2011) for orchestra. Duration 12'

(2·2·2·2 - 2·2·1·0 - Timp.·2 - archi)

 

NOCTURNAL TEARS (2010) for three guitars and orchestra. Duration 8'

(0·0·0·0 - 2·2·1·0 - 1 - 8·6·4·4·2)

World première: 12/02/2010 The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY, USA.

Albany Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: David Alan Miller, Piñeiro Nagy guitar Trio

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano

 

3º CONCERTO PER PIANOFORTE E ORCHESTRA (2009) for piano and orchestra (2 horns and strings). Duration 18'

World première: 14/12/2009, G. Verdi Conservatory, Torino, Italy.

Orchestra della De Sono

Conductor and piano: Gianluca Cascioli

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano

 

DIVERTIMENTO PER ORCHESTRA (2009) for orchestra. Duration 6'30"

(2·2·2·2 - 2·2·0·0 - Timp. - strings)

Commission: Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano

World première: 09/02/2010 - Bolzano, Auditorium, Italy.

Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano

Conductor: Johannes Wildner

Published by Sonzogno - Milano

 

CONCINNITHERIUM - il richiamo del grande sauro  (2008) for clarinet and large symphony orchestra. Duration 12'

Duration 11’40’’.

(3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·2 - Arpa - 16·14·12·10·8)

World première: 24/04/2009 Zagreb Biennal Music. Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall - Big Hall, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia.

Beijing Symphony Orchestra (China).

Conductor: Tan Lihua, clarinet: Giampiero Sobrino

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano

 

RICORDO (2008) for organ and orchestra. Duration 3'

(3·2·2·2 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·2 - Organ - 14·12·10·8·6)

Commission: Concorso Internazionale di Composizione 2 Agosto, Bologna, Italy.

World première: 2/07/2008 Piazza Maggiore, Bologna.

Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna.

Conductor: Vito Clemente.

 

MUSICA PER ARCHI (2006) for string orchestra (from Colla's 1st String Quartet, II movement). Duration 11'

World première: 7/11/2006, G. Verdi Conservatory, Torino, Italy.

Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino.

Conductor: Marilena Solavagione.

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano

 

RIFRAZIONI – VERTICI – DISSOLVENZE (2005) for string orchestra and two horns. Duration 13'

World première: 10/05/2005, G. Verdi Conservatory, Torino, Italy.

Commission: OFT - Echos.

Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

LE CENERI DEL VESUVIO (VESUVIUS’ ASHES)  (2004) for orchestra. Duration 14'

(2·2·2·2 - 2·2·1·0 - Timp. ·1 - Harp – Piano - Celesta – 8·7·4·3·2)

Commission: Albany Symphony Orchestra.

World première: 17/02/2005 Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.

Albany Symphony Orchestra.

Conductor: David Alan Miller

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

PRIMA SINFONIA  (2004) for symphony orchestra. Duration 45'

(3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·3 - Harp - Celesta – 16·14·12·10·8)

II movement world première: 08/05/2010, Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, France

Orchestre National d’Île de France

Conductor: Enrique Mazzola.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

L’OCCHIO DEL SILENZIO  (2003) for wind quintet and string orchestra. Duration 16'

Commission: Quintetto Bibiena

World première: 31/03/2004 Unione Musicale, Torino, Italy.

Orchestra d'archi Italiana

Conductor: Andrea Chenna.

Published by BMG Ricordi

 

QUASI UNA ROMANZA  (2003) for flute and string orchestra. Duration 28'

Commission: Teatro Lirico di Cagliari

World première: 11/01/2004 – Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Italy.

Conductor: Rino Marrone, flute Raffaele Trevisani

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

CANTUM MOVERE (2003) for flute orchestra. Duration 13'30"

World première: 6/03/2005 Den Bosch, Muziekcentrum - Holland

Het Nederlands Fluitorkest.

Conductor: Jorge Caryevschi

Published by Accademia Perosi - Biella.

 

A ORIENTE DEL SOLE  (2003) for symphony orchestra. Duration 11'

(3·2·2·3 - 2·2·3·0 - Timp. - 10·8·6·5·4)

Commission: Cantiere Internazionale di Montepulciano.

World première: 3/07/2003 Cantiere Internazionale di Montepulciano, Italy.

Manchester Royal Northern College Of Music Orchestra.

Conductor: Enrique Mazzola.

Published by Universal Edition – Wien . Dir. Enrique Mazzola.

 

STARLIGHTS (Luci stellari) (2002) for symphony orchestra. Duration 14'

(3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·3 – Harp - Celesta 16·14·12·10·8)

World première: “Lepo Sumera international Competition” Tallin – Estonia (2003)

World première: 5/04/ 2003 Tallin, Estonia.

Estonian National Symphonic Orchestra.

Conductor: Olari Elts

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

SCHEGGIATURE DA BRAHMS (2002) for chamber orchestra. Duration 6'

(2·2·2·2 - 2·2 - Timp. perc. - 7·5·4·4·2)

Commission: I Pomeriggi Musicali - Milano.

World première: 20/02/2003, Pomeriggi Musicali, Milano, Italy.

Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali

Conductor: Aldo Ceccato

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano.

 

LA COLOMBA DI PIETRA (2002) for symphony orchestra. Duration 16'30"

(3·2·2·2 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·1 - 10·8·6·5·3)

Commission: Cantiere Internazionale di Montepulciano.

World première: 4/07/2002 Cantiere Internazionale di Montepulciano, Italy.

Manchester Royal Northern College Of Music Orchestra.

Conductor: Enrique Mazzola.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

LO SQUARCIO DELLE ANIME (2001-2002) for large symphony orchestra. Duration 20'

(3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·3 - Arpa - Piano – 16·14·12·10·8)

World première: 28/03/2005 Cheliabinsk Opera Theatre. Russia.

Symphony Orchestra of the Chelyabinsk Opera

Conductor: Raffaele Mascolo

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

LITURGIA (2000) for piano and string orchestra. Duration 12'

World première: 16/06/2000 Alessandria, Italy.

Orchestra Compagnia d’Opera Italiana

Conductor: Sergej Ferulov, piano: Sergio Marchegiani

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

LE ROVINE DI PALMIRA (1999) for large symphony orchestra. Duration 12'

(4·4·4·4 - 6·4·4·1 - Timp. ·2 - 16·14·12·10·8)

1st Prize: "Prix International de Composition 'Abu Ghazaleh'" Paris (2000)

World première: 22/07/2000 Salzburg Festival, Austria.

Mozarteum Symphony Orchestra.

Conductor: Marc Piollet.

Published by Universal Edition - Wien.

 

ARIA DEL QUETZAL  (1999) for symphony orchestra and oboe concertante. Duration 20'

[2·2 (1º concertante)·2·2 - 4·3·3·1 - Timp. ·3 - Harp - Piano - 14·12·10·8·6]

1st Prize: "The Dimitris Mitropoulos International Competition" Athens (1999) 

World première: 8/11/1999, Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece.

Orchestra of Colours

Conductor: Miltos Logiadis.

 

2º CONCERTO PER PIANOFORTE E ORCHESTRA (1998) for piano and symphony orchestra. Duration 10'

(2·2·2·2 - 2·2 - Timp. ·2 - 12·10·8·6·4)

World première: 28/03/2006, Torino, Italy.

Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino

Conductor: Mario Ancillotti, piano: Sergio Marchegiani

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano.

 

CACCIA DEL CATOBLEPA  (1998) for large symphony orchestra. Duration 19'

(5·5·5·5 - 8·5·4·1 - Timp. ·4 - Celesta - 2 Harps - Piano - 18·16·14·12·10)

 

PASSACAGLIA DEL LEVIATANO (1998) for large symphony orchestra. Duration 16'

(4·4·4·5 - 6·5·4·1 - Timp. ·3 - Celesta - Harp - Piano - 14·12·10·8·6)

1st Prize: "BMW Kompositionspreis der Musica Viva" München (1998)

World première: 8/10/1999, "Musica Viva" season, in München, Germany.

Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Lucas Vis.

Published by BMG Ricordi - Milano.

 

1º CONCERTO PER PIANOFORTE E ORCHESTRA (1997) for piano and symphony orchestra. Duration 20'

(3·2·2·2 - 4·3·3 - Timp. ·2 - 12·10·8·6·4 )

1st Prize: "Third International E. Grieg Memorial Competition for Composers" Oslo (1998)

World première: 31/05/98 Grieg Concert Hall, Bergen, Norway.

Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Oslo.

Conductor: Ari Rasilainen, piano: Jorunn Marie Bratlie.

 

CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES

 

L'ADIEU (2016) for soprano and piano.

By Guillaume Apollinaire

World première: 05/10/2017, Tesoreria di Torino, Italy.

Antidogma Musica

 

DOCEAS ITER ET SACRA OSTIA PANDAS (2012) for narrator, soprano, bass, cello and pianoforte. Duration 5'.

Commission: Noli Musica Festival 2012

World première: 28/07/2012, Noli, Italy.

Narrator Paolo Graziosi, soprano Linda Campanella, baritono Matteo Peirone

 

TE LUCIS ANTE TERMINUM (2010) for mixed choir. Duration 5'

World première: 2010, Torino, Italy.

Coro dell’Università degli studi di Torino, conductor: Sergio Pasteris.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

LE DORMEUR DU VAL (2010) by Arthur Rimbaud; for mezzosoprano, viola, piano. Duration 3'30"

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2010.

World première: 12 giugno 2010, Manta, Italy.

Ensemble Antidogma.

 

LA STIRPE DEI LUPI (2009) from Poetic Edda. Duration 5'30"

for soprano, mezzosoprano, tenor, bariton, clarinet, violin, cello, piano.

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2009.

World première: 6/06/2009, Manta, Italy.

Ensemble Antidogma.

 

L’UOMO LUPO (2009) freely taken from Dialoghi con Leucò by C. Pavese. Duration 8'30"

for soprano, mezzosoprano, tenor, bariton, clarinet, violin, cello, piano.

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2009.

World première: 27/06/2009, Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy.

Ensemble Antidogma.

 

NEC MARIS IRA MANET (2008) (from Metamorphoses by Ovid). Duration 6'

for soprano, mezzosoprano, contralto and horn. Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2008.

World première: 7/06/2008, Manta, Italy.

Soprano Linda Campanella, Ensemble Antidogma.

 

VOCE ANTICA (2008) (in memoriam Cesare Pavese) for soprano, violin, cello and piano. Duration 7'30"

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2008.

World première: 18/09/2008, MITO Settembre Musica, Conservatorio Verdi, Torino, Italy.

Soprano Linda Campanella, Ensemble Antidogma.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

VOCE D’OMBRA (2008) (in memoriam Cesare Pavese) for soprano, violin, cello and piano. Duration 8'

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2008.

World première: 18/06/2008, Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy.

Soprano Linda Campanella, Ensemble Antidogma.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

DAS MÄDCHEN SITZT DAHEIM UND SINGT (2007) for soprano, violin, cello and piano. Duration 6'

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2007.

World première: 30/06/2007, Manta - S. Maria del Monastero, Italy.

Soprano Linda Campanella, Ensemble Antidogma.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

DUE LIRICHE DA RILKE (2006) for  soprano and piano. Duration 7'30"

- Irren Duration 3'

- Irre im garten Duration 4'30"

World première: 27/01/2008, IIC München, Germany

Duo Alterno

CD recording: Stradivarius. STR 33769

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

CARONTE (2001) for soprano, fl, cl, vl, vcl, pf. Duration 9'30"

World première: 26/09/2002, Festival Contemporaneamente, Lodi, Italy.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

NINNA NANNA (2001) for soprano and mixed choir. Duration 4'30"

World première: 18/09/2001, Teatro Fraschini, Pavia, Italy.

 

PROVERBS OF HELL (2000) for soprano, cl., vl., vcl., 4 hands piano. Duration 12'

Commission: ISCM World Music Days 2000 Luxembourg.

Continuum Ensemble, Joel Sachs

World première: 1/10/2000, Vianden, Luxembourg.

 

THE SICK ROSE (1999) for soprano and guitar. Duration 5'30"

World première and CD recording in Japan, October 2000.

 

INNO SACRO  (1999) for mixed choir. Duration 4'30"

World première: 29/04/1999 - Basilica di Santa Croce - Alessandria.

 

EVANGELIUM (1997) for vocal sextet (Sopr.· Mezzo.· Contr.· Ten.· Bar.· Bas.). Duration 8'

1st prize National Competition "C. Gesualdo da Venosa", Potenza (1997) 

 

CHAMBER MUSIC

 

QUARTETTO N. 3 Hyperthematic (2013) for string quartet. Duration 20'

Commission and dedication: David Oistrakh Quartet

World première: 27/02/2014, 20th ‘Art-November’ International Arts Festival - Mokhovaya Concert Hall - The Vernadsky State Museum of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

David Oistrakh Quartet

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

QUARTETTO N. 2 diario di giorni ordinari (2013) for string quartet. Duration 9'

Commission and dedication: Delian :: Quartett.

World première: 18/07/2013, Festival des forets, Compiegne, France.

Delian :: Quartett

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

GREEN TABLETS - ALTERED STATES in memoria di Giuseppe Verdi (2012) for flute and piano Duration 6'30"

Commission and dedication: Raffaele Trevisani.

World première: 13/10/2013, The New York Flute Club, Engelman Recital Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center - New York

Flute Raffaele Trevisani, piano Paola Girardi

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

ABACULI QUARTET (2011) for violin, viola, cello and piano. Duration 15'

Dedicated to Quartetto Anthos

1st prize to the Garth Newel Piano Quartet International Competition

World première: 25/07/2012, Herter Hall, Hot springs, Virginia USA

The Garth Newel Piano Quartet

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

SONATA MICROBIA (2011) for basset horn and piano. Duration 15'

Dedicated to G. Cascioli and M. Marelli

Recorded by G. Cascioli and M. Marelli

Piano Gianluca Cascioli, Clarinet Michele Marelli

 

11 - 14 AGOSTO 1861 (2010) for violin I, violin II, viola, cello and piano. Duration 8'

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2011.

World première: 28/05/2011, Torino, Italy.

Ensemble Fiarì, Conductor: M. Solavagione

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

AB IMO CORDE (2010) for bass clarinet and piano. Duration 3'

‘in memoria dei due milioni di morti, uccisi nella rivoluzione francese’.

Commission: Festival 2010.

World première: October 2010, Casale Monferrato, Italy.

Bass clarinet Rocco Parisi, piano Roberto Beltrami.

 

SONATA PER VIOLINO E PIANOFORTE ‘epifania di una lacrima per il XX secolo’ (2010) for violin and piano.

Duration 19'30"

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2010.

World première: 12/06/2010, Manta, Italy.

Ensemble Antidogma

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

EN EL SILENCIO DE LA NOCHE (2009) for three guitars. Duration 5'30"

World première: 14/07/2009

Festival de Santander, Spain

Nagy Guitar Trio

 

QUINTO TRIO “concinnitas” (2008) for violin, cello, piano. Duration 14'

Commission: Festival fra Futuro e Passato

World première: 24/05/2008, Pinerolo, Italy.

Trio Debussy

Published on IMSPL

http://imslp.org/wiki/Trio_No.5_(Colla,_Alberto)

 

OTTETTO “l’orizzonte degli eventi” (2007) for fl, ob, cl, cor, viol, vla, vcl, ctb. Duration 8'30"

Commission: Contempoartensemble

World première: 23/11/2007, Opening concert V Contempopratofestival, Prato, Italy.

Contempoartensemble, conductor Mauro Ceccanti.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

ABYSSUS ABYSSUM INVOCAT (2007) for violin, 2 percussion player, 2 pianos. Duration 13'30"

Commission: Festival Antidogma Musica 2007

World première: 29/05/2007, Central Conservatory Beijing, China

Ensemble Antidogma

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

QUARTO TRIO “la follia morale” (2006) for violin, cello, piano. Duration 15'30"

Commission: Festival fra Futuro e Passato

World première: 5/12/2006, Pinerolo, Italy.

Trio Debussy.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

CINQUE FRAMMENTI LIRICI (2006) Total time 16'30"

- Homesikness – for violin and piano. Duration 3'10"

- Flor de luz – for viola and piano. Duration 3'10"

- De profundis – for cello and piano. Duration 3'20"

- Pathèmata mathèmata – for violin, cello and piano. Duration 3'20"

- “…O süßes Lied” - for violin, viola, cello and piano. Duration 3'30"

Commission: Concorso Trio di Trieste

World première:e  26/05/2007, Trieste, Italy.

Trio Debussy

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

TERZO TRIO “effimere riflessioni” (2005) for violin, cello, piano. Duration 13'

Commission: Festival fra Futuro e Passato

World première: 28/10/2005, Pinerolo, Italy.

Trio Debussy

 

RIFRAZIONI – VERTICI - DISSOLVENZE (2005) for A basset clarinet and string quartet. Duration 12'

World première: 19/08/2005, Ovada, Italy.

Clarinet Michele Marelli, Quartetto Elisa.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

DEUS CREATOR OMNIUM (2005) choral for flute and piano. Duration 5'20"

Dedication: R. Trevisani, P. Girardi

World première: 21/04/2005, Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto, Canada.

Flute Raffaele Trevisani, piano Paola Girardi.

 

ALBORE NOTTURNO (2004)  for violin/viola (one player) and piano. Duration 11'

World première: 26/11/2004, Ghirona, Spain.

Piano: Sergio Marchegiani, violin/viola Adrian Pinzaru

 

FALZA falsobordone per oboe e violino (2004) for oboe and violin. Duration 8'

World première: 10/11/2004, Moscow, Russia.

Moscow soloists

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

QUINTETTO in memoria di Dmitri Shostakovich (2003) for string quartet and piano. Duration 23'

World première: 26/01/2004, Auditorio Municipal de Murcia, Spain.

Piano Sergio Marchegiani, Quartetto Casorati

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano

 

EUTERPE (2003) for fl., cl., vl., vcl., perc., guitar, piano. Duration 8'

Commission: Teatro delle Muse, Ancona.

World première: October 2003 , Ancona, Italy.

Freon Ensemble, Conductor: Stefano Cardi

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

SECONDO TRIO - 1916: FORZE DI MEGALOPOLI IN FRONTE (2003) for vl., vcl., piano. Duration 13'

Commission Trio Debussy.

World première: 24/10/2003 , Istituto Musicale Corelli, Pinerolo, Italy.
Trio Debussy

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

FUGA SUL GHIACCIO SOTTILE (2003) for fl-b, cl., vl., vcl., piano. Duration 20'

World première: 19/09/2003 Festival Settembre Musica, Torino, Italy.

Alter Ego Ensemble.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

L’ADIEU (op.68 n.4) (2002) for fl, cl, vl, vcl, pf. Duration 6'

World première: 26/09/2002 Festival Contemporaneamente, Lodi, Italy.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

QUARTETTO in memoria di Sergej Prokof’ev (2001) for string quartet. Duration 16'30"

Commission: Rachmaninov String Quartet, Berlin.

World première: 15/11/2002, Montreal

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

SACRIFICIUM JUSTITIAE (2001) antifonale for two clarinets, brass and percussions. Duration 25'

Commission: Festival Jazz Altrove.

World première: 6/05/2001, Festival Jazz Altrove, Alessandria, Italy.

(second version for two clarinets, string quintet and percussions).

Clarinets: Michele Marelli, Gianluigi Trovesi

Conductor: Paolo Ferrara

 

ALL IN A HOT AND COPPER SKY (2000) for oboe and piano. Duration 12'

World première: 23/07/2000, Città di Castello Festival, Italy.

 

LITURGIA II (1999) for Bb clarinet and piano. Duration 12'

World première: October 1999 Alessandria, Italy.

Clarinet: Michele Marelli

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

GRILLO GOTICO in memoriam Alfred Schnittke (1998) for ensemble. Duration 11'

(Fl.· Cl.· Perc.· Piano· Viol. 1· Viol. 2· Vla.· Vcl.· Ctb.).

World première: October 1998 Santa Cecilia, Roma, Italy.

S. Cecilia Ensemble. Conductor: F. Scogna.

 

NA'TAHI (1997) for 4 hands piano. Duration 8'30"

World première: 12/01/1998 in Torino, Italy.

 

KENONG (1997) for 4 hands piano. Duration 6'30"

World première: 14/03/1998 in Alessandria, Italy.

 

PRIMO TRIO (1996) for  violin, cello and piano. Duration 13'

1st Prize National Competition "F. Margola", Brescia, Italy (1996) 

World première: 23/11/1996 Orzinuovi, Brescia, Italy.

Gruppo Cameristico Bresciano.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

SOLOIST COMPOSITIONS

 

ROPE BRIDGE (2016) Notturno IX for piano. Duration 5'30"

Dedicated: 'alle civiltà nascoste'

World première: 2015, Palazzo Edison, Milan, Italy.

Piano: Gianluca Cascioli.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

CRYPTOARC (2016) Notturno VIII for piano. Duration 6'40"

Dedicated: 'alle creature nascoste'

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

MOSARC (2014) Notturno VII for piano. Duration 5'

Dedicated to Gianluca Cascioli

World première: 2015, Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

Piano: Gianluca Cascioli.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

RESPIRI (2011) Notturno VI for piano. Duration 5'

to your first breaths

World première: 09/05/2011, Stefano Tempia, Auditorium G. Verdi Conservatory, Torino, Italy.

Piano: Gianluca Cascioli.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

STARGATE (2010) Notturno V for piano. Duration 9'

to all kinds of non-human life

Recorded by Gianluca Cascioli.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

MOONBOW (2009) Notturno IV for piano. Duration 8'

to my wife

World première: 26/01/2010, Camerata Musicale Barese, Teatro Piccinni, Bari, Italy.

Piano: Gianluca Cascioli.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

IL PONTE DEl DIAVOLO (2008) Notturno III for piano. Duration 8’30”

Dedicated to Sergio Marchegiani

Recorded by Gianluca Cascioli

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

ARCHI D’ACQUA (2008) Notturno II for piano. Duration 6’30”

To my Father

Commission: XX Concorso Pianistico di Terzo Musica - Valle Bormida

World première: 24 Maggio 2008, Terzo, Italy.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

IL PONTE DEI SOSPIRI (2008) Notturno I for piano. Duration 11'

Dedicated to Gianluca Cascioli

World première: 20 Giugno 2008, Musikfestspiele, Potsdam, Germany

Piano: Gianluca Cascioli.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

KREUZFÖRMIG (2005) for piano. Duration 2'10"

World première: 28/07/2005, Europäisches Musikfest, Stuttgart, Germany

Piano: Andrea Padova.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

RAPSODIE PIEMONTESI (2003) for violin. Total time 33'30"

- PAGANINIANA Duration 3'

- LASSU’ Duration 2'

- IL CACCIATOR DEL BOSCO Duration 3'30"

- L’UOMO NERO Duration 4'

- IL PANNO DELLA FAME Duration 4'30"

- BACHIANA Duration 7'30"

- PERPETUUM MOBILE Duration 4'10"

- DELIRIO Duration 4'40"

Commission: “Perosi” Academy, Biella

World première: 27/09/2003, Biella, Italy

Violin: Roberto Ranfaldi

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

I RECOMMEND YOUR SOUL TO GOD (in memoriam Igor Stravinskij) (2001) for piano. Duration 2'31"

World première: 21/03/02, I Teatri, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Piano: S. Marchegiani.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

PASSATEMPO AL CEMBALO (sonata in do maggiore) (2001) for piano.  Duration 10'

Recorded by Gianluca Cascioli

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

L’ADIEU (op.68 n.4) (2001) for piano. Duration 6'

World première: November 2001, Berlin, Germany.

Piano: S. Marchegiani.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

CARONTE (barcarola R81) (2001) for piano. Duration 9'30"

World première: November 2001, Berlin, Germany.

Piano: S. Marchegiani.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

DOPPI AFFETTI (fantasien opus 16) (2000) for piano. Duration 11'

World première: November 2000, Berlin, Germany

Piano: S. Marchegiani.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

THE SPIKED AND WINDING COLD SEAHORN (2000) for basset horn.  Duration 10'

World première: 22/05/2000, Gent, Belgium.

Basset horn: M. Marelli.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

LITURGIA (op.110) (1999) for piano. Duration 12'

World première: 2/01/2000, Viareggio, Italy

Piano: S. Marchegiani.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

TRITTICO DEI GIARDINI: Il giardino di pietra, Il giardino delle delizie, Il giardino chiuso (1998) for piano.  Duration 18'

World première: 25/05/98 in Oslo, Norway

Piano: S. Marchegiani.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

SONATA (1997) for guitar. Duration 14'

1st Prize International Competition "M. Pittaluga", Alessandria, Italy (1997)

World première: 25/09/98, Teatro Comunale, Alessandria, Italy.

Guitar: G. Fierens.

Published by Sonzogno – Milano.

 

SONATA (1996) for piano.  Duration 16'

 

REDUCTIONS AND TRANSCRIPTIONS

 

INTERMEZZO dall'op. 118 n. 2 di Johannes Brahms 

Transcription for orchestra (2016)

2.2.2.2 - 4.2 - timp. - Harp - Strings

Commission: MITO settembre musica.

World première: 04/09/2016, Conservatorio 'G. Verdi' Torino, Italy.

05/09/2016, Teatro dal Verme, Milano, Italy.

Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino

Conductor: Mario Brunello.

 

AIDA by Giuseppe Verdi 

Transcription for trumpet, violin, cello, piano (2008)

Commission: Controluce  - Teatro d’ombre, Torino.

World première: 30/09/2008, Torino, Italy.

Trio Debussy, Controluce.

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

AIDA by Giuseppe Verdi 

Complete reduction for chamber orchestra (2005):

1(change ott.).1.1.1-2.2.1.0-1-Harp-Strings

Commission: Casa Ricordi

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.

 

RIGOLETTO by Giuseppe Verdi 

Complete reduction for chamber orchestra (2005):

1(change ott.).1.1.1-2.1.1.0-1-Archi

Commission: Casa Ricordi

Published by BMG Ricordi – Milano.