Raffaele Grimaldi Biography
He graduated in Piano with Carmen Romano and Composition with Lucia Ronchetti at the Conservatory of music “G. Martucci” in Salerno with highest honors, and graduated with the highest honors, at the Master’s courses (high improvement in Composition) of Ivan Fedele at the National Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome. He has obtained some prizes in National and International Competitions; his compositions have been performed in Europe, USA, Japan and broadcasted by NRN-FM Japanese National Radio, Sveriges Radio P2, Taukay Radio and Rai Radio 3, and performed by Tokyo Philarmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Nationale de Lorraine, chamber ensembles like the Neue Vocal Solisten, Ensemble Algoritmo. He regularly plays piano both as soloist and with various formations, executing musics of classical authors, contemporary, and his compositions. From September 2008 he will be researcher at the Mèdiathéque Mahler in Paris, developing a project of research thanks to the European Placement on the music of Iannis Xenakis.
Raffaele Grimaldi actually lives and works in Paris, and is also teacher of Composition at "G. Martucci" Conservatory of Salerno.