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UC Berkeley

 

Assistant professor in music and technology
UC Berkeley, CNMAT

2019 HEM

 

Joint post-doc at Ircam Paris and HEM Geneve
machine learning for automatic orchestration

2017-2018 ENS

 

Post-doc at Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris - Data team
mathematical models of deep learning

2015-2016 Goldsmiths

 

Invited researcher at the computing department of Goldsmiths university of London
2012-2013 Ircam

 

Composer in research at Ircam Paris
2011-2013

 

 

 

 

Music

 

Performance of Improvviso statico II
for sax and live electronics
November 1, Austin, Texas
Joel Frost - sax, Gabriel Arajuo - live electronics

 

Performance of La memoire de l'eau
for ensemble
October 15 2021, Kyiv, Ukraine
Ukho ensemble, Luigi Gaggero - conductor

 

Premeiere of Les espaces acoustics (Inside-out, Dendrum, Kore)
for six percussionists with smart instruments
October 7 2021, CIRMMT/McGill, Montreal, CanadaSixtrum

 

Performance of Improvviso statico I
for sax and live electronics
November 6, 2020 Paris, Totem [POSTPONED FOR COVID-19] Nicolas Arsenijevic, sax; Etienne Demoulin, live electronics

 

Performance of Inside-out
for smart percussions
April 5 2020, Montreal [POSTPONED FOR COVID-19] Sixtrum / Ircam

 

Performance of Kore
for six percussionists with smart instruments
March 28-29 2020, Kraftwerk, Berlin, Percussions de Strasbourg

 

Premeiere of Kore
for six percussionists with smart instruments
October 9 2019, Hangar Bicocca, Milano, Percussions de Strasbourg

 

Performance of La memoire de l'eau and When the light thickens
for ensemble and electronics
March 2 2019, Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley ECO ensemble
conductor: David Milnes

 

Premeiere of Verso la fine del giorno
for large orchestra
February 22 2019, Basel, Oekolampad, Basel Symphony orchestra
conductor: Francesc Prat

 

Premeiere of Stades d'ombre, stades de lumiére
for large ensebmle
October 29 2018, Milano, Teatro Elfo Puccini, Ensemble orchestral contemporain de Lyon
conductor: Daniel Kawka

 

Performance of La memoire de l'eau
for nine instruments
February 5 2018, Strasbourg, Cité de la musique et de la danse, conductor: Luigi Gaggero

 

Premeiere of Inside-out
for smart percussions
June 27 2017, Paris, 104, Les Percussions de Strasbourg / Ircam

 

Premeiere of Pane, sale, sabbia
opera in one act and three scenes
June 15 2017, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukho ensemble
conductor: Luigi Gaggero

 

Performance of Improvviso statico I
for alto sax and live electronics
May 19 2019, Livorno, Suoni Inauditi, sax: Gianpaolo Antongirolami, live electronics: Nicola Casetta

 

Premeiere of Random forests
for orchestra
March 4-5 2017, Venice, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice
conductor: Marco Angius

 

Premeiere of Upside-down
for piano and orchestra
October 1 2016, Kiev Ukho ensemble
conductor: Luigi Gaggero

 

Performance of La memoire de l'eau
for nine instruments
April 2 2016, Kiev Ukho ensemble
conductor: Luigi Gaggero

 

Performance of Improvviso statico I
for alto sax and live electronics
February 2016, Perugia, sax: Gianpaolo Antongirolami, live electronics: Nicola Casetta

 

Performance of When the light thickens
for ensemble and electronics
January 26-28 2016, Rome, Sharoun ensemble - Berlin

 

Composer in residence at American academy in Rome
January 2016 - April 2016

 

Premiere of All of a sudden
for orchestra
September 26 2015, Florence, Orchestra regionale della Toscana (ORT), conductor: Marco Angius

 

Performance of Ali oscillano in fioco cielo
madrigal for five voices
December 2014, Kiev, La dolce maniera, conductor: Luigi Gaggero

 

Performance of When the light thickens
for ensemble and electronics
December 2014, Padua, Ex-Novo ensemble

 

Premiere of When the light thickens
for ensemble and electronics
November 8 2014, Venice, Ex-Novo ensemble

 

Premiere of La memoire de l'eau
for nine instruments
May 10 2014, Paris - 19 may 2013, Madrid, Ensemble orchestral contemporaine (EOC)
conductor: Daniel Kawka
commissioned by: Casa de Velazquez

 

Premiere of Improvviso statico II
for alto sax and live electronics
May 5 2014, Milan,Divertimento ensemble, saxophone: Mario Marzi
commissioned by: Divertimento ensemble

 

Performance of The Manhattan distance
for orchestra
March 26 2014, Florence, Orchestra regionale della Toscana (ORT), conductor: Fabio Maestri

 

Composer in residence at Casa de Velazquez - Madrid
September 2013 - September 2014

 

Premiere of Ali oscillano in fioco cielo
madrigal for five voices
July 2013, Strasbourg, La dolce maniera, conductor: Luigi Gaggero
commissioned by: La dolce maniera

 

Premiere of Reflets de l'ombre
for orchestra and electronics
June 7 2013, Paris, Salle Pleyel, conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
commissioned by: IRCAM-Radio France

 

Sound installation of Strani insetti
for synthesized sounds
June 1-2 2013, Frontone, Out of range

 

Premiere of Le forme della solitudine
for Paetzold recorders and electronics
May 29 2013, Germany, conductor: Antonio Politano
commissioned by: Prime project

 

Performance of Improvviso statico
for saxophone and live electronics
April 22 2013, Milan - S. Fedele concerti, saxophone: Mario Marzi

 

Premiere of Improvviso statico
for saxophone and live electronics
October 13 2012, Rome, saxophone: Enzo Filippetti
commissioned by: EmuFest
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Live electronics for the chamber opera Limbus-Limbo by Stefano Gervasoni
September 22/23 2012, Strasbourg
commissioned by: Les Percussions de Strasbourg

 

Premiere of Già s'ottenebra il giorno
for orchestra
June 25 2012, Centre Pompidou - Grande salle - Paris, conductor: Leo Hussain
commissioned by: IRCAM

 

Performance of Come occhi che videro deserti
for synthesized sounds
May 8 2012, EmuTif, Conservatorio S. Ceclia - Rome