As a freelance flautist, composer and electroacoustic performer, Alessandro is active internationally in the field of contemporary music and sound art. His inventive approach brought him to develop various prototypes of electro-acoustical instruments, digital control and mapping systems as well as sound and ergonomic solutions for acoustic instruments. Alessandro combines also an extensive knowledge in product and interface design and has been lecturer in various universities in Europe.
Born in Milan, Italy, Alessandro started his musical education at a very early age. He pursued his studies in composition, flute, sound engineering as well as multimedia art in Vienna (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst und Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien). Various masterclasses in flute with among others Eva Furrer and Mike Schmid and in composition with B.Ferneyhough, Y. Robin, I. Mundry and others. He received many awards such as the 2nd prize at the Ernst Krenek composition competition for his work Night-Thoughts for string orchestra and live-electronics as well as the 6th prize at the 2014 International Flute Competition in Krakow. In 2019 he received the START Stipendium Grant from the Federal Chancellery of Austria.
Alessandro is member and co-founder of The Black Page Orchestra, an ensemble for radical and uncompromising music of our time as well as the founding member of the composer-performer Duo Nimikry. Since 2018 he is a Luzern Festival Academy Alumnus as well as fellow of Akademie Musiktheater heute by Deutsche Bank Stiftung. In 2021 he was awarded the Staats-Stipendium of the Federal Ministry of Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport, in 2022 has has been appointed Fellow of the Bogliasco Foundation and received the Publicity Award 2022 of the SKE Cultural Sponsorship.