Marco Momi (Perugia, December 4, 1978) studied piano, orchestral conducting and composition in Perugia, Strasbourg, The Hague, Rome, Darmstadt and Paris; from 2007 to 2010 he studied and worked at IRCAM in Paris.
His music has been performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain, Nikel, Klangforum Wien, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, ASKO, Quartetto Prometeo, Trio Accanto, mdi, Matthias Pintscher, Bas Wiegers, Nicolas Hodges, Mariangela Vacatello, Matteo Cesari, Marino Formenti, Clement Power among others, in festivals such as Philarmonie Paris, Musica Strasbourg, ManiFeste Paris, Présences - Radio France, Warsaw Autumn, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, Milano Musica, Culturscapes Basel, Music Today Seoul, Time of Music Vitasaari, Wien Modern, Lulea Festival, Gaida Vilnius, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Wiener Konzerthaus, Venice Biennale, Bang on a Can New York, IRCAM, Tzlill Meudcan Tel Aviv and ZKM Karlsruhe.
His works have been awarded in several international competitions like Gaudeamus Music Prize, Seoul International Competition, Impuls - Klangforum Wien, Reading Panel IRCAM-EIC. In 2008 he received the Kranichsteiner Music Prize from the city of Darmstadt. Marco has been composer in residence at the Akademie der Künste Berlin and at the Fondazione Banna Spinola in Turin.
His music is published by Ricordi. Two portrait CDs ("Almost Pure" and "Almost Quiver") have been released by Stradivarius and the CD "Almost Nowhere" has been released by KAIROS.
He teaches Composition in Italian Conservatoires since 2008 and he gave lectures in Europe.
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