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Karl FIORINI Born 01/12 /1979 16, avenue Philippe Auguste – 75011 Paris Tél. : 06 13 76 41 77 ! : info@karlfiorini.com www.karlfiorini.com

EDUCATION

2006-2013

Doctorate - Composition

Royal College of Music, London

Prof Michael Gordon 2004-2005

Master - Composition

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

Prof. Diana Burrelll 1999-2002

B.A Hons – Piano and Composition

University of Malta, Malta

Prof. Charles Camilleri

PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS 2004

Janatha Stubbs Foundation London

2004

Garfield Weston Foundation, London

2004

1er prix Alea III International Composition competition, Boston, US

2005

1er prix Tracey Chadwell pour la composition, London

2005

Laureate Schubert and the Modern times, Graz

2006

Peter Moores Foundation London

2008

Janatha Stubbs Foundation, London

2010

3rme prize Luxembourg Sinfonietta, Luxembourg

COMMISSIONS 2013

Entente Cordiale, Marseille Capital for culture 2013, France

2014

Bagatelle, Orchestre Jeune Atlantique, Saintes, France

2013

Sinfonietta pro populo, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Malta

2012

Cadavre Exquis pour ensemble, Ensemble Télémaque, Marseille

2011

Concerto pour violon no. 2, Marta Lelek, Poland


2010

Kennst du das Land for voice and orchestra Director Microsoft Europe Affaires

2009

Rêves Obscurs for orchestra, re:orchestra, The Netherlands

2009

La nuit commence a tomber, Emanuel Salvador, Portugal

2009

Ribcage for Mezzo Soprano, recorder and baroque harp, Flûtes Alors

2008

Harmonies Étendues, European Union Chamber orchestra, UK

2007

Concerto for violin and chamber orchestra, Orquestra do norte, Portugal

2005

Imagination at Work, Vice president General Electrics, Corporate Brussels

CATALOGUE OF WORKS Orchestra Fugit irreparabile tempus (2013 premier 18 October 2013, Lvov Philharmonic hall, Ukraine) Prologue for symphony orchestra (2012 premiere 9 November 2012, Novosibirsk Philharmonic hall, Siberia) Cadavre Exquis for three voices and large ensemble (2012 premiere 15 June 2012, Ballet National de Marseille) Kennst du das Land for voice and orchestra (2010/11 Premiere 15 July 2011, Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Germany) La nuit commence à tomber for violin and orchestra (2010/11 Premiere 5 March 2011, Lublin, Poland) Trois pièces pour piano et orchestre (2009 Premiere 3 April 2010, Rotterdam) Rêves Obscurs for orchestra (2008/09 Premiere 15 April 2009 Teatru Manoel, Valletta Malta) Un bout de ciel, au loin for piano and orchestra (2006) Paganini Variations for piano and orchestra (2002) Concertos Violin concerto no 2 (2012 premiere 18 May 2012, Bangkok, Thailand) Concerto for violin and chamber orchestra (2007 Premiere 13 March 2008 Rotterdam) Concerto for cello and orchestra (2005) Piano concerto (2003) String orchestra La nuit commence à tomber for violin and strings (2010 Premiere 19May 2010, Mexico City) Harmonies Etendues for string orchestra (2008 Premiere 6 November 2008, Granada, Spain) Stimuli for 12 Strings (2005 Premiere 21 August 2005, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic) Work for string orchestra (2001) Chamber Tableau brisé for piano trio (2011) Nachtszenen for violin and chamber ensemble (2010 Premier Centre des Arts Pluriels Ettelbruck, Luxembourg) Divertimento for clarinet quartet (2010) La nuit commence à tomber for violin and piano (2010 Premiere 14 May 2010, Gulbenkian Centre, Lisbon, Portugal) Ribcage for mezzo-soprano, recorders and baroque harp (2008 Premiere 15 May 2009, Paris) Renga for recorder and string quartet (2008, premiere June 2008 Royal College of Music, London) Music London)


Ostinati for two pianos (2005, Premiere 7 August 2005 Kyoto City concert hall, Japan) Dances from the Forgotten City for winds (2004 Premiere 18 February 2005, Lauderdale House, London) String Quartet (2004) Les voix oubliées for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion (2004 Premiere 3 December 2004 ESMUC Barcelona, Spain) Solitudni fil-Belt for violin/viola, clarinet/bass clarinet, piano, mezzo-soprano and narrator (2003, Premiere May 2004 Berlin Konzerthaus, Germany) Trio Lamina for clarinet, violin and piano (2002 Premiere 25 September 2005 Boston, US) Shou for flute and piano (2002 Premiere July 2004 St James centre for creativity, Valletta Malta) Brass quintet (2001) Sonatina for clarinet and piano (2001) Noli for clarinet and piano (2001 Premiere July 2001 Musicfest Aberysthwyth, Wales) City of lost chances for clarinet and piano (1994 revised 2003 Premiere July 2004 St James centre for creativity, Valletta Malta) Solo Dodgy symmetries suite for piano solo (2011) Ostinati for piano solo (2011, premiere May 2011 Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, Malta) Trois études pour piano solo (2008, premiere 15 May 2010, Brussels) Perpetuum Mobile for violin solo (2003 Premiere 3 November 2003 Malta) Apollonia for cello solo (2004 Premiere 26 September 2005 Biennale Youth Naples) Apollonia for viola solo (2003 Premiere May 2004, British High Commissioner residency, Malta) Garigue for piano solo (2003 Premiere 6 April 2005 Guildhall school of music and drama, London) Rhapsodies nos.1, 2 and 3 for piano solo (1992-4) Choir Symphonie pour orchestre à vent, voix et choeur (2011 Premiere 24 March 2012, Teatru Manoel Valletta, Malta) Pater Noster for SATB choir (2002)

LINKS MEDIA Prologue http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBhPfstyBBY Violin concerto no1 (3rd Movement) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNn8-yTvwl0 Rêves Obscurs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SyfiPd4MNU Trois pièces pour piano et orchestre http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHfIPO5vzhs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJDmpzhwg1k http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WunnSCjv8xg Piano trio no.1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Pj-1Ozv1t0


Other http://www.orchestredemos.fr/newsletters/5/Portraits-5.html http://www.foreign.gov.mt/default.aspx?MDIS=400&NWID=1038 http://myhedgehogs.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/2086/ http://www.maltastar.com/dart/20090621-variety-is-the-joy-of-life-composer http://www.luxembourg-sinfonietta.lu/html/prize_2010/index.html http://ariadneworkshops.com/ http://www.um.edu.mt/malti/?a=68355 http://watersbroken.wordpress.com/2009/04/ http://www.commonwealthresounds.com/downloads/PIANORAMA1.pdf http://www.etd.gb.com/commissions.htm http://www.ensemble-telemaque.com/spip.php?page=article_popup&id_article=558 http://veraalbert.wordpress.com/veras-work/the-icarus-project/ http://www.aleaiii.com/competition/past-finalists/ http://www.bjcem.org/dettagli_artista.asp?id_artista=516&edition=11 http://quality-mitts.gov.mt/hosta/mfaportal/default.aspx?MDIS=491&NWID=576 http://maltacontemporarymusic.org/events/contemporary-sounds-in-venice-pisces-project/ http://www.thailandphil.com/sounds-poland/ http://www.divine-art.co.uk/news.htm

PROJECTS and CONCERTS 2014

January to March (tour), Bagatelle for nonet, Poland, Czech Republic, France

2014

1 February, Launching of Violin concertos CD (Divine Art Records)

2014

26 April, Harmonies Etendues, European Union Chamber Orchestra, Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Malta

2014

4-10 August, recording of new work for violin and strings, Opole, Poland

2014

November, Cadavre Exquis, Venice Biennale, Italy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2013-14

Composer in residence – Conservatoire (CRR) d’Avignon Olier Messiean, rue du general Leclerc, 84000, Avignon, France

2010-12

Composer in Residence – Orquestra do Norte, Amarante, Portugal

2007-08

Associate professor – Aesthetics in 20th century music module, Royal College of Music, Prince consort road, SW7 2BS, London, UK

Since 2005

Artistic director – International Spring Orchestra Festival, Malta International Spring Orchestra Festival, Teatru Manoel, old theatre street, Valletta, Malta


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