Lorenzo Donati, Musical Director

Lorenzo-DonatiLorenzo Donati is a composer, conductor and violinist, who studied with the most important musicians of Italy and the world (R. Mirigliano and R. Pezzati in Florence; C. Togni in Fiesole, E. Morricone in Siena, P. Dusapin. in Rome, R. Alessandrini, R. Clemencic, O. Dantone, R. Gabbiani, D. Fasolis, G. Graden, C. Hogset, P. Neumann in Arezzo). He performed at concerts with Vocale Vox Cordis, Hesperimenta Vocal Ensemble di Arezzo and Vocalia Consort di Roma winning several national and international awards (Arezzo, Gorizia, Lugano, Montorio, Montreux, Senlis, Vittorio Veneto). In 2007 he won two first prizes at the Concorso Internazionale per Direttori di Coro “Mariele Ventre” di Bologna. 2010 to 2012 was commissioned to conduct the Italian Youth Choir. His compositions are being performed by ensembles as well as soloists around the world and have been published by many Italian publishing houses. His choral works were asked and/or performed by the Choir of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Coro Giovanile Italiano, Joyfull Company of Londen, St. Jakobs Chamber Choir from Stockholm. He won notable awards in international competitions such as Arezzo (1996 e 1999), Gorizia (1999 e 2002), Rom (1999), Avellino (2003), Vittorio Veneto (2007). He publishes with Pizzicato Verlag, Carus Verlag and others. He collaborates with several national cultural institutes like the association Cori della Toscana, the Centro Studi Musicali F. Busoni di Empoli, FENIARCO, Festival Incontro Polifonico Città di Fano, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo. He holds courses on choral music and composition in Italy and abroad (France, Russia) and for important director schools (Milano Choral Academy, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo). He often is invited to join the jury at international contests. He teaches choral conducting at the Conservatory of Trento.


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