Bio Lorenzo

Lorenzo Colombo [b.1990, Milan] is a percussionist and performer based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Dedicated to researching and promoting new music he is collaborating with the contemporary music ensembles Divertimento Ensemble , MDI ensemble, Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen, Sentieri selvaggi.

 

He has been identified as a promising young performer by the Ulysses Network for the season 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 being involved in different activities such as a collaboration with Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie – IEMA.

 

Lorenzo has been selected as percussion player for the ULYSSES ENSEMBLE 2018 Winner of the “Premio Nazionale delle Arti” in 2011, the Yamaha Foundation of Europe in 2013, the International Percussion Competition in 2015, he is one of the eight international percussion players chosen by Steven Schick to participate in the “Manifeste 2016” hosted by IRCAM in Paris.

 

He performed in several festivals, (including the “Manifeste 2016” IRCAM Paris, Warsaw Autumn Festival 2014, Darmstadt Summer Courses 2014, “Biennale Musica 2016” Venice , Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2017, ” Klang Festival 2016” in Copenhagen, “Rondó Divertimento Ensemble”, MI.TO, Milano Musica,) playing both soloist and chamber music.

 

Performing the world premiere of numerous works collaborating with many composers as well as the composition classes in Milan and Copenhagen he had masterclasses with Steven Schick (IRCAM Paris), Jean Geoffroy (Conservatorio G. Verdi Milano), Christian Dierstein and Arnold Marinissen (Summer Courses Darmstadt in 2014), Colin Currie (Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme 2017).

 

Lorenzo is working with numerous chamber groups trying to explore different languages including electronics, videos, installations and others.