Giuliano Bracci (Rome, 1980) 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, Quatuor Danel and members of Klangforum Wien. In 2010 he moved to the Netherlands and in 2012 obtained a Masters Degree in Composition at Conservatorium van Amsterdam studying with Richard Ayres.
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. Recently he has been selected as a finalist of the Premio Reina Sofia with a piece for choir and orchestra premiered in Madrid by the Orquesta de Radio Televisión Española and Coro Nacional de España in October 2011.
His music is published by Donemus and Ars Publica and has been performed in festivals and institutes such as Gaudeamus Music Week in Amsterdam and Utrecht, 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 Orquesta de Radio Televisión Española and Coro Nacional de España, Holland Symfonia, Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble Klang, Freon Ensemble, VocaalLab, Looptail, Ensemble L’Arsenale, Orkest de Ereprijs, Ensemble Fisarchi.
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.