Caterina Di Cecca - Composer Bio - Caterina Di Cecca - Composer

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Caterina Di Cecca is an Italian composer based in Rome.
Her scores have been performed and programmed in nearly twenty countries worldwide (Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Ukraine and USA) by renowned ensembles and orchestras such as Tokyo Sinfonietta (JP), Kammerphilharmonie Graubünden (CH), Neue Vocalsolisten (DE), Alarm Will Sound (US), Musiques Nouvelles (BE), Ensemble Mosaik (DE), Ars Nova Ensemble (FR), Riot Ensemble (UK), Ensemble Oerknal! (NL), Ensemble Reconsil (AT), Studio for New Music (RU), Orchestra and Choir of the Teatro Petruzzelli (IT), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (UK) and Orchestra della Toscana (IT).
Winner of more than forty international composition competitions and calls for scores (Irino Prize of Tokyo – Category: Chamber-Orchestral Work, Call for scores Tuns Contemporans Biennale für Neue Musik Graubünden of Chur – Category: String Orchestra, International Composers Competition Musikverein – The New Symphony of Wien, Open Call SIAE Classici di Oggi 2018/2019 – Commission for Orchestra, [‘tactus] Young Composers’ Forum of Mons, George Enescu International Composition Competition of Bucharest, Franco Donatoni International Meeting for Young Composers of Milan), her works have been programmed in festivals and venues like Biennale für Neue Musik in Chur (CH), Stagione Sinfonica dell'ORT (IT), Columbia University – The Italian Academy (US), Biennale Musica di Venezia (IT), Aldeburgh Festival – Snape Maltings (UK), Stagione dei Concerti della Normale di Pisa (IT), ['tactus] Young Composers' Forum (BE), Festival Milano Musica (IT), Gaudeamus Muziekweek (NL), Puccini Festival (IT), Salle Cortot (FR), MITO SettembreMusica (IT), International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn (DE), Auditorium Parco della Musica (IT), International Competition of the Moscow Conservatory for young composers New Classics (RU), Festival Nuova Consonanza (IT), Reconsil's Concert Cycle – REAKTOR (AT), Stagione Rondò (IT), International Review of Composers in Belgrade (RS), World Exposition 2015 (IT), CBSO Centre (UK), IUC – Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti (IT), Missouri Theater (US), Limonaia di Villa Strozzi (IT), CCP – Cultural Center of the Philippines (PH) and many others.
She has received commissions by several organizations and institutions including Aldeburgh Festival (UK) in cooperation with Ulysses Network, Biennale Musica di Venezia (IT), Ars Nova Ensemble in collaboration with SACEM (FR), SIAE – Classici di Oggi in partnership with Orchestra della Toscana (IT), Divertimento Ensemble (IT) supported by Ernst von Siemens Foundation (DE), Fondazione Lirico Sinfonica Petruzzelli e Teatri di Bari (IT), MICF 2022 (US), Puccini Festival (IT), German Embassy in Rome (DE) and World Exposition 2015 (IT).
She has been invited as a composer-in-residence in Italy (Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte – 2015) and in the US (Mizzou International Composers Festival – 2022).
Her music is published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni of Milan and it has been broadcast on Musiq3, RAI – RadioTre, RadiostART and Euroclassical.
Photo credit: Garrick Maguire
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