Roberto Carnevale - Composer, Conductor & Pianist
Roberto Carnevale was born in Catania, Italy in 1966. He works as composer, pianist and conductor. He studied under Roberto Bianco (Piano), Angela Giuffrida and Franco Donatoni (Composition), Salvatore Enrico Failla (Musicology), Ferdinand Leitner (Conducting). He obtained a Diploma as concert pianist and he took a Degree in Arts at the Catania University. He attended the Accademia Musicale Chigiana summer courses. Carnevale edited the musicological series for Neopoiesis publishing, in 1996 he was the editor of «CD Classica» and «Orfeo – Il mensile di musica barocca» magazines. In 1994 he was appointed Professor of History of Music at the Catania Musical Institute “Vincenzo Bellini”. In 2001 was appointed Assistant Headmaster at the Catania Musical Institute “Vincenzo Bellini”, and in 2003 Headmaster at the CEU. In 2004 he was appointed Professor of History and Aesthetics of Music and History and Analysis at the Catania Musical Institute “V. Bellini”. He composed about 100 works played all over the world [Accademia Musicale Chigiana (Siena), Teatro “La Fenice” (Venice), Foerstr Hall (Prague), Aula Magna Università “Bocconi” (Milan), Teatro Nazionale (Vilnius), A. Rubinstein Hall, Casa de Las Américas (L’Avana), Teatro Massimo (Palermo), Festival Internazionale (Birzai), The Tower Tavern (London), “Gaudeamus” Contemporary Music Center (Amsterdam), Amici della Musica (Palermo), Amici della Musica (Agrigento), Amici della Musica (Pistoia), Amici del Quartetto (Grosseto), Teatro “Carlo Felice” (Genova), Auditorium “Colbe” (Varese), Associazione Musicale Etnea (Catania), Orestiadi (Gibellina), Luglio Musicale Trapanese, Filarmonica Laudamo (Messina), Accademia Filarmonica (Messina), Chiostro del Bramante (Roma), Teatro Greco (Siracusa), Aula Magna Università Statale (Lecce), “Siculorum Gymnasii Musica” Catania University, RAI RadioTelevisioneItaliana, etc.]. He worked together with prestigious musicians and orchestras (Clementi, Donatoni, Milella, Menotti, Pennisi, Sanzogno, Antonelli, Sollima, Betta, Battista, Risaliti, Bennici, Beths, Guittart, Magnanensi, Schweitzer, Logos Ensemble, Ensemble Octandre, L’Offerta Musicale Ensemble, Soloists of “Santa Cecilia Academy”, Soloists of “Teatro La Fenice”, Soloists of ORT, London Chamber Group, Ensemble Foriani, Ensemble Belliniano, West Chester University Orchestra, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, Filarmonica of Ploesti, Orchestra di Stato di Vilnius, etc.). Carnevale’s works were recorded by Carrara (Bergamo), Pongo Records (Paris), Suvini-Zerboni (Milan), CIMS (Palermo), Pagano (Naples), Union-Records (New York) and NEN-CD Classica (Florence). In 1998 Roberto Carnevale was awarded the international prize “Council of Europe” (Rome).