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Name: Claudio Vaira
Skills: Composer, Teacher
Address: Carrara 54033, Italy
Links: Website     E-mail
Claudio Vaira studied Composition with Piero Luigi Zangelmi, Edoardo Farina, and Azio Corghi, receiving from each Master enrichment of his spirituality, with a patient artistic training. He wrote more than 100 works, many of them commissioned by eminent interpreters, and won numerous national and international composer’s competitions, obtaining the approval of committees made up of some of the most popular names of the contemporary music: Marcello Abbado, Bruno Bettinelli, Giacomo Manzoni, Luciano Chailly, Carmelo Bernaola, Edison Denisow, Helmut Lachenmann, Soltan Szokolay, Roman Vlad, Enzo Restagno, Giorgio Ferrari, Daniel Vega, Luigi Celeghin, Vittorio Fellegara, Makoto Shinoara, Andrej Szollosy, Guido Turchi, Niccolò Castiglioni, Carson Kievman, Michail Kosler, Valentino Miserachs ... He has dedicated recent new compositions to young Italian and British performers of great talent. His music has always been appreciated by the Italian and European public, and was executed also in Russia and South America. He recorded various CDs, and is Professor of Composition at the Institute of High Culture P. MASCAGNI Livorno – Italy.

My music incorporates all the elements of songs and silence, thanks to the existence and the universe. Next projects: "Gesualdo-bells", for piano 4 hands dedicated to Ilio and Caterina Barontini "6 chinese haiku", for soprano and cello dedicated to Maya Sapone and Evva Mizerska "Do you like the spring-water?", for cello and piano dedicated to Evva Mizerska "5 personaggi in cerca d'autore", for 2 guitars dedicated to Simona Costantino and Roberto Masini "Leaving_girl_leaf", for solo cello dedicated to Evva Mizerska 5 preludi e fughe , for organ dedicated to Giulia Biagetti Nefertiti tace, for organ dedicated to Giorgio Revelli Ω RI ro, for solo tape dedicated to Rita Giannotti Dimensioni del silenzio, for percussion and tape dedicated to Jonathan Faralli Music-poetry in New Zeland dedicated to David Howard "La piccola fiammiferaia", children's opera dedicated to all children in the world



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