Caterina Di Cecca - Composer Short Bio (English) - 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).

She has been selected in more than forty international composition competitions and calls for scores, the following are worth mentioning: Irino Prize – Category: Chamber-Orchestral Work (Tokyo), Call for scores Tuns Contemporans Biennale für Neue Musik Graubünden – Category: String Orchestra (Chur), International Composers Competition – Musikverein The New Symphony (Wien), Open Call SIAE Classici di Oggi 2018/2019 – Commission for Orchestra, [‘tactus] Young Composers’ Forum (Mons), George Enescu International Composition Competition (Bucharest) and Franco Donatoni International Meeting for Young Composers (Milan).

She has received commissions by numerous 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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