Andrea Mattevi

2012-08-27-11-19-05-1Composer and violist, Andrea Mattevi, graduated in violin, viola and composition at the Conservatory of Trento.

He carries out an articulated artistic performance activity as soloist, in chamber formations (founder of the MotoContrario ensemble) and in the orchestral context collaborating with important orchestral groups and foundations such as the Orchestra Nazionale della RAI (Turin), the Orchestra Haydn (Trento and Bozen),  the Petruzzelli Theater (Bari) and others. Various music festivals have been performed in Italy and Europe Sound of Wander (Milan), Festival del Dèdalo ensemble (Brescia), Encuentro Sonoros (Sevilla), Festival Appassionato ensemble (Como), Festival Il Suono (Città di Castello), Società Filarmonica of Rovereto, Società Filarmonica of Trento, Festival di musica sacra of Trento, Mondi Sonori (Trento), VIPA Festival (Valencia) and others.

He has been winner, awarded or recognized in several international competition such as the Concours de composition Ensemble Écoute (Paris), Royal Krakow Sinfonietta Competition, Styrian Tone Art Competition (Graz), Competition “Città di Udine”, Donatoni International Competition (Milan), “Impronta” Competition (Mannheim-Budapest), Competition “Appassionato ensemble” (Como), AN Artistry (Athens) and others and selected and performed in several call for scores as MDI ensemble (Milan), “Sulle ali del ‘900” (Brescia) and other.

He has received commissions from the Haydn Orchestra Foundation (Trento and Bolzano), the Filarmonica di Rovereto, the JFutura orchestra and the Provincia di Trento. His original works have been published by various publishers UT Orpheus (Bologna), Impronta edition (Mannheim), TEM (Udine) and performed, among others, by Marco Angius, Maria Grazia Bellocchio, Ben Omar, the Mivos quartet, MDI ensemble, the AlterEgo ensemble, L’arsenale ensemble, ADMSoundscape ensemble, Dèdalo ensemble, Appassionato ensemble, Impronta ensemble, Windkraft quintet.

He perfected with the Masters Azio Corghi and Mauro Bonifacio with the merit diploma at the Accademia Chigiana (Siena) and the three-year merit diploma at the “Romanini” Foundation (Brescia) 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.

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 Symphonic Season of the RAI National Orchestra (Turin), Venice Biennale Music, Symphonic Season of the “Petruzzelli” Theater (Bari), Season of the Olympic Theater (Rome), Season of the 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 Accademi 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.

He plays a Pietro Trimboli viola made in 2004.