Maurizio Azzan is an Italian composer and sound artist. His interest in visual and performing arts, as well as in ancient and contemporary literature, has deeply influenced his concept of music as a dynamic space-time network, in which instability is the pivoting existential condition.

His music has been performed in festivals and venues such as Biennale Musica di Venezia, Wiener Konzerthaus, ManiFeste and IRCAM Concert Season, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Wien Modern, Teatro la Fenice di Venezia, impuls Graz, Milano Musica, MATA New York, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, LAC Lugano, Budapest Music Center, Romaeuropa Festival, Tempo Reale, Festival Aperto, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, Transart Bozen, Time of Music Viitasaari, Gare du Nord Basel, MITO SettembreMusica, Mozarteum Salzburg, Parco della Musica di Roma, Open Recorder Days Amsterdam, JACC in Kuwait City.

Ensembles and soloists who have performed his works include Ensemble Intercontemporain, Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice di Venezia, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Phace, Divertimento Ensemble, Nieuw Ensemble Amsterdam, Ensemble Fractales, Mdi Ensemble, Schallfeld Ensemble, Proton Bern, Suono Giallo, Platypus Ensemble, Ensemble Reconsil, Trio Chagall, Alda Caiello, Anna D'Errico, Emanuele Torquati, Antonio Politano, Ruben Mattia Santorsa, Axel Trolese, Jordan Dodson, Susanne Fröhlich, Anna Piroli, Marie Ythier, Cameron Crozman, and many others. Winner of several composition competitions (Impuls International Composition Competition; Italian National Prize of Arts; Incontri internazionali “Franco Donatoni”; The Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music), Maurizio Azzan was artist in residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts de Paris and in the framework of the residence-program offered by the Austrian Federal Chancellery in cooperation with KulturKontakt Austria.

His works are published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni-Sugarmusic S.p.A., Milan.

Maurizio studied composition at the Conservatory of Milan (with A. Solbiati), at CNSM of Paris (with F. Durieux, Y. Maresz, L. Naon), at IRCAM and with Salvatore Sciarrino. He has received a bachelor and a master in Philology and Ancient Literature from the University of Turin.

Maurizio Azzan is an Italian composer and sound artist. His interest in visual and performing arts, as well as in ancient and contemporary literature, has deeply influenced his concept of music as a dynamic space-time network, in which instability is the pivoting existential condition.

He studied composition at the Conservatory of Milan (with A. Solbiati), at CNSM of Paris (with F. Durieux, Y. Maresz, L. Naon), at IRCAM and with Salvatore Sciarrino. He has received a bachelor and a master in Philology and Ancient Literature from the University of Turin.

His music has been performed in festivals and venues such as Biennale Musica di Venezia, ManiFeste and IRCAM Concert Season, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Wien Modern, Teatro la Fenice di Venezia, impuls Graz, Milano Musica, MATA New York, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, LAC Lugano, Budapest Music Center, Romaeuropa Festival, Tempo Reale, Festival Aperto, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, Time of Music Viitasaari, Gare du Nord Basel, MITO SettembreMusica, Mozarteum Salzburg, Parco della Musica di Roma, Open Recorder Days Amsterdam, JACC in Kuwait City. Ensembles and soloists who have performed his works include Ensemble Intercontemporain, Divertimento Ensemble, Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice di Venezia, Nieuw Ensemble Amsterdam, Ensemble Fractales, Mdi Ensemble, Schallfeld Ensemble, Proton Bern, Platypus Ensemble, Ensemble Reconsil, Trio Chagall, Alda Caiello, Anna D'Errico, Emanuele Torquati, Antonio Politano, Ruben Mattia Santorsa, Axel Trolese, Jordan Dodson, Susanne Fröhlich, Anna Piroli, Marie Ythier, Cameron Crozman, and many others. Winner of several composition competitions (Impuls International Composition Competition; Italian National Prize of Arts; Incontri internazionali “Franco Donatoni”; The Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music), Maurizio Azzan was artist in residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts de Paris and in the framework of the residence-program offered by the Austrian Federal Chancellery in cooperation with KulturKontakt Austria.

 

His works are published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni-Sugarmusic S.p.A., Milan.

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