bio

Born in Rome. She lives in Amsterdam.
She studied in Italy (Conservatorio O.Respighi) where she graduated in piano and composition, in Sweden (Malmö Musikhögskolan) and in The Netherlands (The Hague Royal Conservatoire) where she obtained a MA. She participated in masterclasses and courses such as Voix Nouvelles, Bartòk Seminar, De Musica, Impuls. Important for her artistic development the opportunity to meet and study with composers such as Brian Ferneyhough, Beat Furrer, Bernhard Lang, Yannis Kyriakides and Francesco Filidei.

She is interested in the relation between music and extra-musical concepts, in their dialogue with sound, form and perception; she is interested in the perseverance of ideas, in poetical mechanisms, in musical materials able to behave as “statements”. She worked on a cycle (2009-13) around the concept of amnesia and the processes of transformation and re-codification of memories.

She received commissions and performances by musicians and ensembles such as ASKO/Schönberg, Nieuw ensemble, Umze Ensemble, Ensemble Linea, Ensemble L’Arsenale, Ensemble Reconsil, Ensemble Notabu, Ensemble Klang, Sentieri Selvaggi, Ensemble 2e2m, Les Cris de Paris, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Duo Dillon-Torquati, Maria Grazia Bellocchio, Dario Calderone, Matteo Cesari, Bas Wiegers, Jean-Philippe Wurtz, Jurjen Hempel and others, in festivals and venues such as, among others, Venice Music Biennale (Venice), Nuova Consonanza (Rome), Area sismica (Forlì), AdM (Modena), music@villaromana (Florence), Musica insieme (Bologna), Festival Rondò (Milan), Festival L’Arsenale (Treviso), Rassegna di nuova musica (Macerata), La Via Lattea (Lugano), Voix Nouvelles, Festival de Royaumont (Royaumont), Festival Musica (Strasbourg), Institut Culturel Italien de Paris, Danse élargie – Theatre de la Ville (Paris), Bartòk festival (Szombathely), Nederlandse Muziek Dagen, Holland Festival (Amsterdam), Gaudeamus Muziekdagen, Gaudeamus Muziekweek (Utrecht), De Link (Tilburg), De Doelen (Rotterdam), Festival Synergein (Valencia), Contempuls Festival (Prague), Unerhörte Musik (Berlin), Wien Modern / ISCM World New Music Days (Vienna), Italian Academy at the Columbia University, Gaudeamus Muziekweek New York (New York City).

Her music has been commissioned and supported by institutions such as the French Ministry of Culture, Radio France, Ernst von Siemens Music Fondation and the Fonds Podiumkunsten Nederland; it has been broadcasted by Radio France (FR), RÚV/Rás1 (IS), Radio 4 (NL) Radio 3 (IT) and some of her works are published by Muziek Centrum Nederland (Donemus).