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, Luxembourg, Mexico, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Ukraine and USA) by renowned ensembles and orchestras such as Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse (FR), Tokyo Sinfonietta (JP), Neue Vocalsolisten (DE), Orchestra and Choir of the Teatro Petruzzelli (IT), Ulysses Ensemble, Kammerphilharmonie Graubünden (CH), Ensemble Mosaik (DE), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (UK), Musiques Nouvelles (BE), Ars Nova Ensemble (FR), Alarm Will Sound (US), Riot Ensemble (UK), Ensemble Oerknal! (NL), Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (RU), Ensemble Reconsil (AT) and Orchestra della Toscana (IT).

Selected in more than forty international calls for scores and composition competitions (Unanimes! Composition Competition of Association Française des Orchestres Category: Symphonic Orchestra, Irino Prize of Tokyo – Category: Chamber-Orchestral Work, Call for scores Tuns Contemporans Biennale für Neue Musik Graubünden of Chur – Category: String Orchestra, 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), she has received commissions by several 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).

Her works have been programmed in festivals and venues like Columbia University – The Italian Academy (US), Stagione Sinfonica dell'ORT (IT), Aldeburgh Festival – Snape Maltings (UK), Biennale Musica di Venezia (IT), ['tactus] Young Composers' Forum (BE), Stagione dei Concerti della Normale di Pisa (IT), Gaudeamus Muziekweek (NL), Festival Milano Musica (IT), Biennale für Neue Musik Graubünden (CH), 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), CBSO Centre (UK), World Exposition 2015 (IT), Ciclo Internacional de Música Laberintos Sonoros (MX), 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 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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