Biography

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Giuliano Bracci (Rome, 1980) is an Italian composer based in The Netherlands.
He studied composition with Rosario Mirigliano at the Conservatory of Florence where he graduated with full marks in 2010.
He attended master-classes in composition taught by Helmut Lachenmann, Stefano Gervasoni, Salvatore Sciarrino, Barbara Hannigan and Quatuor Danel.
In 2010 he moved to the Netherlands and in 2012 obtained a Masters Degree in Composition at Conservatorium van Amsterdam studying with Richard Ayres.
His master thesis “Childhood and new music” has been selected for the Graduation Prize of the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten.
Since September 2015 he joined the docARTES doctoral program at the Orpheus Institute of Ghent, Leiden University and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

He received an honourable mention at the Gaudeamus Prize 2010, was awarded at the Young Composer Meeting 2010 and won the International SuonoSonda Competition 2009. He has been selected as a finalist of the Premio Reina Sofia 2010 with a piece for choir and orchestra premiered in Madrid by the Orquesta de Radio Televisión Española and Coro Nacional de España.

His music is published by Donemus and Ars Publica and has been performed in festivals and institutes such asConcertgebouw AAA Festival, Gaudeamus Music Week in Amsterdam and Utrecht, November Music, Premio Reina Sofia in Madrid, Villa Romana in Florence, Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano, Young Composer Meeting in Apeldoorn, Goethe Institut of Rome, Compositori a Confronto in Reggio Emilia, miXXer in Ferrara and by musicians as Holland Symfonia, Sibersee (VocaalLab), Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble Klang, New European Ensemble,Orkest de Ereprijs, Ensemble 2e2m, Musique Nouvelles, Freon Ensemble, Looptail, Emanuele Torquati, Age F. Bokma, Dirk Luijmes, Ensemble L’Arsenale, Ensemble Fisarchi, Orquesta de Radio Televisión Española and Coro Nacional de España.

Giuliano Bracci also graduated cum laude in Philosophy at La Sapienza University of Rome with a thesis on Giordano Bruno. He was the band director of the acting company directed by Pippo Delbono and performed in theatre shows in Italy, France, Spain, Belgium and Poland. As assistant of Freon Ensemble he is one of the organizers of Atlante Sonoro XXI, music festival in Rome. He plays the guitar and the tuba and taught at the Testaccio School of Music of Rome.