Rusconi, Roberto

Italy
1972

Born in Venice in 1972, Rusconi developed an early interest in both classical and contemporary music. He studied first under the supervision of his grandfather, outstanding first violin under Toscanini. He graduated from Padova Conservatory in Composition and Choir Conducting and Church Music . Rusconi won several international prizes and was invited in many continental residencies and fellowships.

Rusconi studied with C.A.Grandi e W.Dalla Vecchia, A.Guarnieri, B.Furrer and L.Francesconi.

In 1994 he moved to UK, as cultural refugee, where he now leaves and works as freelance producer , composer and teaches private students. He is currently Artistic Director of Intrasonus Festival in Venice. In 2008 he has been Shortlisted for SPNM. The composer catalog includes a wide number of acclaimed chamber and ensemble works, but he is also known for his electronic music productions also known as Kryon released by Hard Leaders London and Timing Records Berlin. His music has been played by outstanding performers as Klangforum Wien, Contrechamps, members of the Arditti Quartet, JACK String Quartet and Trio Fibonacci, Insomnio and Bit20 Ensemble while his works have been performed all over Europe, in Russia and USA. He also worked with Billy Hart, Cameron Brown and Ursula Rucker to record a production of his own supported by Unicef : the CD “Blue Gold” on the worldwide water shortage issue. In October 2009 his score for large orchestra “Lo Sguardo di Ecate “ will be performed at World Music Days ISCM in Sweden by the Malmo Symphony. He has been selected as active composer for Experimental Studio Academy 2009 in Freiburg and for a 2009/2010 prestigious residency at Aldenburgh.