Marco Longo

Play all audio recordings
Marco Longo (*1979) is an italian pianist and composer.
His works have been played in several festivals and venues in Europe, USA and China, such as Festival Pontino (Latina), Festival Rondò (Milano), New Music Miami, Festival Mixtur (Barcelona), Mise-en Festival (New York), Mostra Sonora (Sueca-Valencia), Parco della Musica (Roma), Festival Nuova Musica (Treviso), GAMO (Firenze), Chengdu Conservatory (China), Noisy Nights (St.Andrews), Festival 5Giornate (Milano), Bellagio Festival, Accademia Filarmonica Romana, Cluster (Lucca), Nuova Consonanza (Roma), Festival Il Suono, ISCM 2018 World New Music Days (Beijing), NOSPR (Katowice), Echoes of Time (Miami) International Review of Composers (Belgrade), Encuentros Sonoros (Sevilla) etc.

Ensembles and soloists who have performed his works include Divertimento Ensemble, Dedalo Ensemble, SurPlus, AlterEgo, dissonArt, L’arsenale, PMCE, Vertixe Sonora, mise-en ensemble, Nodus, Red Note ensemble, NewMade ensemble, Ensemble Suonogiallo, Orkiestra Muzyki Nowej,   Imago Sonora, Alda Caiello, Maria Grazia Bellocchio, Francesco Gesualdi, Dario Savron, Marco Fusi.

He won prizes and honour mentions at several composition competitions: National Prize of Arts, “Premio Bucchi” (Roma), “A. Manoni” competition, G.A.M.’s Composition Competition (Milano), Jeunesse Musical Competition (Bucarest), MeA Competition (Roma), AFAM Competition (Milano), Sun River Prize (China), "L.Nono" (Torino), Wroclaw International Competition (Poland), Premio Evangelisti (Roma).
His music has been broadcasted by Rai RadioTre and RadioClassica.

He is a co-founder and pianist of MotoContrario, a musical ensemble and a collective of composers and performers based in Trento, his hometown.

He studied composition at Conservatory of Trento and at Accademia Nazionale di S.Cecilia in Rome, with I. Fedele.
He followed also composition courses of A.Corghi and M.Bonifacio at Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Fondazione Romanini in Brescia and Accademia Filarmonica in Bologna.
He took part in several seminars and masterclass (A. Solbiati, S. Gervasoni, N. Vassena) and he was admitted at the Schloss Solitude Summer Academy in Stuttgart (Chaya Czernowin, Steven Takasugi and Amnon Wolman).
Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


Concerto per 11 strumenti for 11 instruments (2019)
Light-Lapse for 13 instruments (2016)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Due forme dell'insonnia for alto sax, percussion, piano (2017)
Huye luna, luna, luna cello and piano (2016)
Senderos (esplorazione IV) for alto sax, electric guitar, accordeon, piano (2015)

Solo Instrument


...e sospira viola sola (2016)
Middle class hero(in) electric guitar and audio files (2016)
...e sospira viola sola (2016)
Concerto per 11 strumenti for 11 instruments (2019)
Due forme dell'insonnia for alto sax, percussion, piano (2017)
Huye luna, luna, luna cello and piano (2016)
Light-Lapse for 13 instruments (2016)
Middle class hero(in) electric guitar and audio files (2016)
Senderos (esplorazione IV) for alto sax, electric guitar, accordeon, piano (2015)