Andrea Mattevi

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Andrea Mattevi is composer and violist. His music has been performed by Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Basel Sinfonietta, Orchestra Haydn of Trento and Bozen, Mivos quartet, Cracovia Sinfonietta, Peter Rundel, Marco Angius, Maria Grazia Bellocchio, Ben Omar, Francesco Dillon, MDI ensemble, Alterego ensemble, Dédalo ensemble, Appassionato ensemble, Ensemble Windkraft Kapelle für Neue Musik, Interensemble, ADMSoundscape ensemble, Freon ensemble, L’arsenale, Impronta ensemble and others. He carries out an articulated artistic performance activity with the viola either as soloist and either in chamber formations (founder of the MotoContrario ensemble) and in the orchestral context, collaborating with important orchestral groups and foundations such as the RAI Orchestra of Turin, Orchestra Haydn, the Petruzzelli Theater Orchestra and many others.

COMPOSITION

His music is characterized by the emergence of different coexisting temporal layers and by a structured juxtaposition of sonorities and texture that seek an expressive brightness.
He won the second prize at the Toru Takemitsu Award, first prize at the International Composition Competition “Franco Evangelisti”, Royal Krakow Sinfonietta Competition, ETHE Txistu Composition Competition, he has been finalist at the Basel Composition Competition
, he has been awarded and recognized in several international competition such as the Ensemble Écoute (Paris), Styrian Tone Art(Graz), “Togni” (Brescia), “Città di Udine” (Udine), Szimanowski (Katowice), Donatoni International (Milan), “Impronta” Competition (Mannheim-Budapest), “Appassionato ensemble” (Como), “V. Bucchi” (Rome), AN Artistry (Athens) and others and selected and performed in several call for scores as MDI ensemble (Milan), Dédalo ensemble (Brescia), “Rumore Bianco” (Foggia) and other.

He has received commissions from the Haydn Orchestra Foundation (Trento and Bolzano), the Filarmonica di Rovereto, the JFutura orchestra and other. His original works have been published by various publishers as Suvini Zerboni (Milano), SconfinArte (Milano), Impronta edition (Mannheim), TEM (Udine).

He is perfected with Ivan Fedele at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, with Luc Brewaeys and Robin De Raff in CODARDS (Rotterdam), with Azio Corghi and Mauro Bonifacio at the Accademia Chigiana (Siena) and at the three-year diploma at the “Romanini” Foundation (Brescia) and and he followed courses with Salvatore Sciarrino, Lei Liang, Alessandro Solbiati, Stefano Gervasoni and others, VIPA (Valencia), Corsi di alto perfezionamento in Monterubbiano and at the Conservatory of Milan.

VIOLA
He has played in various festivals as a soloist and in chamber performances at CIM (Udine), Espacios Sonoros (Sevilla), Festival Cluster (Lucca), Festival Il Suono (Città di Castello), In_Contemporanea (Piacenza), Festival Contrasti (Trento), Mondi Sonori (Trento) and others and in orchestral formations such as the the RAI National Orchestra symphonic Season (Turin), Venice Biennale Music, Symphonic Season of Teatro “Petruzzelli” (Bari), Olympic Theater Season (Rome), Season of Teatro Comunale di Treviso, Due Mondi Festival (Spoleto), Audi-Mozart and others.

He perfected in viola with Simonide Braconi, Luca Ranieri, Davide Zaltron at the “Romanini” Foundation (Brescia), at the Scuola di Musica of Milan, at the Santa Cecilia Foundation (Portogruaro) and at the Accademia di alto perfezionamento della Serenissima (Sacile) and she attended violin, viola and chamber music courses with Carlo Costalbano, Pavel Berman, Ilya Grubert, Massimo Quarta, Enzo Porta, Dimitrios Polisoidis, Aldo Campagnari and Francesco Dillon (Prometeo Quartet) and others, attending courses at IMPULS (Graz), CODARTS (Rotterdam) and Italian conservatories.

Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Da pietre d'aria Da pietre d'aria (2022)
Rifrazioni oltre il limite metafisico III for flute (also piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in b (also bass in b), piano, violin, viola and cello (2019)
Rifrazioni oltre il limite metafisico for flute (also piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in b (also bass in b), percussion, piano, violin and cello (2017)
Rifrazioni oltre il limite metafisico II for flute (also piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in b (also bass in b), piano, violin and cello (2017)
Ach, Ich fühl's Parafrasi dell’aria tratta dal Flauto Magico di W.A. Mozart (2011)
Pensieri d'autori dell'eterno silenzio based on a text from Bible and from Pensées by Blaise Pascal (2010)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


Lungo la curva spaziotempo for large ensemble (2022)

Solo Instrument


I giardini della luce for alto saxophone (2021)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


I giardini della luce II for alto saxophone and piano (2021)
Demone all'uomo l'indole for string quartet (2018)
Demone all'uomo l'indole II alto flute and string trio (2018)
Piano inclinato sul lato dell'abisso for alto flute, violin and guitar (2017)
Piano e spazio oltre il limite metafisico for alto flute, harp, violin and cello (2015)
I Cimbri e il Verruca melologo dall’omonimo poema (1867) di Carlotta Perini per voce narrante, oboe e arpa (2009)

Large Ensemble (20 - 35 instruments)


A shadow at the mind park for chamber orchestra (2021)

Symphony Orchestra


Respiro sul lato dell'abisso for Symphonic Orchestra (2020)

Other Orchestral Ensembles


Sinfonietta per Sinfonietta, Hommage a Krzysztof Penderecki Stella de caelo cecidit (2020)
Quintus angelus tuba cecinit for 2 clarinets, trumpet and strings (2019)

String Quartet


Demone all'uomo l'indole for string quartet (2018)

Pierrot Ensemble (fl, cl, vln, vlc, piano)


Rifrazioni oltre il limite metafisico II for flute (also piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in b (also bass in b), piano, violin and cello (2017)

Ensemble (Instruments or Voices) and Fixed Electronic Media


Dell'arco il nome è vita dell'arco il nome è vita (2015)

Ensemble (Instruments or Voices) and Real Time Electronics


Dell'arco il nome è vita (2013 version) for saxophone, viola, 2 pianos and electronics (2013)
A shadow at the mind park for chamber orchestra (2021)
Ach, Ich fühl's Parafrasi dell’aria tratta dal Flauto Magico di W.A. Mozart (2011)
Da pietre d'aria Da pietre d'aria (2022)
Dell'arco il nome è vita (2013 version) for saxophone, viola, 2 pianos and electronics (2013)
Dell'arco il nome è vita dell'arco il nome è vita (2015)
Demone all'uomo l'indole for string quartet (2018)
Demone all'uomo l'indole II alto flute and string trio (2018)
I Cimbri e il Verruca melologo dall’omonimo poema (1867) di Carlotta Perini per voce narrante, oboe e arpa (2009)
I giardini della luce for alto saxophone (2021)
I giardini della luce II for alto saxophone and piano (2021)
Lungo la curva spaziotempo for large ensemble (2022)
Pensieri d'autori dell'eterno silenzio based on a text from Bible and from Pensées by Blaise Pascal (2010)
Piano e spazio oltre il limite metafisico for alto flute, harp, violin and cello (2015)
Piano inclinato sul lato dell'abisso for alto flute, violin and guitar (2017)
Quintus angelus tuba cecinit for 2 clarinets, trumpet and strings (2019)
Respiro sul lato dell'abisso for Symphonic Orchestra (2020)
Rifrazioni oltre il limite metafisico II for flute (also piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in b (also bass in b), piano, violin and cello (2017)
Rifrazioni oltre il limite metafisico III for flute (also piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in b (also bass in b), piano, violin, viola and cello (2019)
Rifrazioni oltre il limite metafisico for flute (also piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in b (also bass in b), percussion, piano, violin and cello (2017)
Sinfonietta per Sinfonietta, Hommage a Krzysztof Penderecki Stella de caelo cecidit (2020)