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Name: Sergio Pallante
Skills: Composer
Address: via P. Castelli, INCAM, Messina 98122, Italy
Links: Website     E-mail
Sergio Pallante was born in Messina, Italy, the 11/07/1957, and began his musical studies under T. Tiano’s (piano) and V. Modaro’s (composition) guidance. He studied Mathematics at Messina University and continued studying composition with S. Sciarrino and then with B. Porena at Conservatorio “S. Cecilia” in Rome. He attended several composition courses held by I. Xenakis (Salzburg’s Mozarteum), G. Manzoni (San Marino), G. Grisey, H. Birtwistle, K. Huber (Centre Acanthes in Avignon) and courses in Musical Analysis taught by R. Cogan, P. Escot, M. de Natale, D. de La Motte.

Most of his compositions have been performed in contemporary music Festivals (such as Darmstadt Ferienkurse, Angers Musique du XXème Siecle, Musicanova in Sofia, Roma Progetto-Musica ’96 and’99, ...) and in prestigious halls (Salle Gaveau in Paris, Kameralna Philarmonic in Warsawa, Auditorium Kaufmann in Bruxelles, Miller Theatre in New York, ...), in Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Polland, Esthonia, Belgium, Holland, Bulgaria, South Africa Rep. and transmitted via radio by Radio France, Radio Prague, RAI.

In 1987 he orchestrated from the flute and piano score (the original orchestral score was lost) the Concert for Flute and Orchestra of E. Krakamp, who was born in Messina but had Bohemian origin. The first modern performances took place in the same year in Mexico: Guadalajara, Guadajuanito, Mexico City. His compositions are recorded on CD by S.A.M. Editions, Archivio Editions, Musica Domani Editions, RAS Editions, CIMS Editions, Transatlantic Editions (Paris).

He currently teaches Musical Analysis at Conservatorio “A. Corelli” in Messina and writes for specialized Analysis reviews (“Analisi”, “Civiltà Musicale”, ...).



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