>Aureliano Cattaneo<

















2016 / He has been awarded with the "Premio Abbiati" of the "Associazione Italiana dei Critici Musicali" as "Best Premier" in 2015 for "insieme" (Milano Musica, performed by mdi ensemble) and "Parole di settembre" (Biennale di Venezia, performed by Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Andrew Watts, Otto Katzameier, Klangforum Wien and Johannes Kalitzke).

2016 / Trio Arbós with the support of the Ernst von Siemens Stiftung commissioned him a new trio to be premiered in season 2017/18.

2015 / Anne Claire and IRCAM - Centre Pompidou commissioned him a new piece for piano and electronic. Sebastien Vichard will premier it on 10th of June 2016 at Philarmonie 2 in the frame of Festival Manifeste.

2015 / WDR commissioned him a new piece for chamber orchestra for Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik. The premier will be done on 24th of April 2016 by WDR Sinfonie Orchester conducted by Emilio Pomarico.

2015 / Milano Musica and Festival Presences - Radio France commissioned him a new piece for ensemble for Italian group mdi ensemble. It will be premiered on 13th of november at Teatro Elfo Puccini in Milan.

2015 / "Parole di settembre" will be performed at the Venice Biennale on 2nd of October at Arsenale - Teatro alle tese. Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano, Andrew Watts, counter-tenor, Otto Katzameier, baritone and Klangforum Wien conducted by Johannes Kalitzke will be in charge of the premier, artistic duo Arotin & Serghei of the visuals. More information of the Vinnese premier at www.klangforum.at   /  DiePresse   /   DerStandard / youtube (extrait)

2014 / His new piece "double" for ensemble, commissioned by musikFabrik, has opened the Warsaw Autumn Festival in a concert at the National Philarmonie with ensemble musikFabrik and Stefan Asbury, on 19th of September.

2014 / His new piece "double" for ensemble, commissioned by musikFabrik, has seen the world premier in Köln at the WDR Funkhaus with ensemble musikFabrik conducted by Susanna Mälkki, on 7th of June

2014 / the new version for solo and ensemble of "Violinkonzert" has been premiered in Festival BR Musica Viva München. In Muffathalle Sophie Schafleitner, Klangforum Wien and Beat Furrer played it joint with "sabbia" for ensemble and the premier of a new piece by Furrer, on 7th of Febbraury.

2013 / "Parole di settembre" has been premiered in the Grosses Saal of Wiener Konzerthaus with great acclaim of audience and press. Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano, Daniel Gloger, counter-tenor, Otto Katzameier, baritone and Klangforum Wien conducted by Michael Wendeberg were in charge of the premier, Artistic duo Arotin&Serghei of the visuals. More information at www.klangforum.at   /  DiePresse   /   DerStandard / youtube (extrait)

2013 / His work for orchestra "selfportrait with orchestra" performed by Orchestra Sinfonica della RAI conducted by Daniel Kawka has been a "Selected work" in the International Rostrum of Composers - UNESCO.

2013 / "Canto" saw its Austrian premier in the frame of Salzburg Biennale. Öenm performed it in the great hall of Mozarteum Stiftung in March.

2013 / Netzzeit with the support of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung commissioned him the third book of the vocal cycle "parole di settembre".

2013 / Klangforum Wien and Musica Viva Bayersiche Rundfunk commissioned him a new version for violin and ensemble of his Violinkonzert, to be premiered in Febburary 2014 in Munich's Muffathalle.

2012 / He has been awarded with the Förderpreis of the Musikpreis Salzburg 2013. More information at www.musikpreis-salzburg.org

2012 / on 21st of October 2012 Trio Accanto and SWR Sinfonie Orchester Baden-Baden und Frieburg under François Xavier Roth will premier "Blut" for trio and orchestrra in Donaueschinger Musiktage.

2012 / Klangforum Wien commissioned him the second book of the vocal cycle "parole di settembre".

2012 / Les Percussions de Strasbourg and the French Minsitry of Culture commissioned him a new work for 6 percussion which will be premiered in Strasbourg in 2014.

2012 / Ensemble musikFabrik commissioned him a new work for large ensemble to be premiered in Köln in spring 2014.

2012 / Ensemble Contrechamps commissioned him the first book of the vocal cycle based on texts by Edoardo Sanguineti on paintings by Andrea Mantegna "parole di settembre". The world premier will be on 15th of January in Geneve by Daniel Gloger, countertenor and Ensemble Contrechamps conducted by Michael Wendeberg.

2011 / Italian label Stradivarius has released his first monographic Cd, including "trazos", "concertino" and "trio" performed by Petra Hoffmann, soprano, Carlos Gil, trombone and Ensemble Espai Sonor, conducted by Voro Garcia. For details and listening to some fragments click on the image below.   


2011 /Ensemble Espai Sonor with the support of Inaem and Spanish Ministry of Culture commissioned him "Canto" a new for for Ensemble. "Canto" will be premiered by Ensemble Espai Sonor under Voro Garcia in Valencia in October 2011.

2011 / Klangforum Wien has commissioned him a new work for baritone and ensemble. Quaderni del Mantega III, on Edoardo Sanguineti's texts is part of a cycle in 3 parts. The complete cycle will be premiered by Klangforum Wien in Musikprotokoll Graz in October 2013.

2010 / He has been invited as guest professor of composition by the "Escuela Superior de Musica de Catalunya" (ESMuC).

2010 / "selfportrait with orchestra", a piece commissioned by the French Ministry of Culture for Festival Musica Strasbourg was succsesfully premiered in October by SWR Sinfonieorchester Bade-Baden und Freiburg under the batoon of Emilio Pomarico.

2010 / SWR commissioned him a new piece for Donaueschinger Musik Tage 2012. The piece for Trio (saxophone, piano and percussion) and Orchestra will be premiered by Trio Accanto and SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg.

2010 / Spanish based ensemble Trio de Magia (saxophone, percussion and piano) commissioned him a new work, Trio V, to be premiered in december in Cullera (Valencia).

2009 / Alois Lageder Weingut in co-production with MärzMusik Berlin and Musik Im Riesen Wattens commissioned him a new string quartet. Liquido will be premiered by Quatuor Diotima in July 2010. Further preformances in Berlin and Wattens in 2011.

2009 / Klangforum Wien commissioned him a new piece to celebrate its 25 anniversary. "giano, repainted" for two similar ensembles will be premiered in Vienna's Konzerthaus on 18th of June 2010 under the batoon of Sylvain Cambreling.

2009 / Auditorio Nacional of Madrid commissioned him a new piece for choir and 6 percussion. The work "brother" with texts by Homer and names of Italian partisans will be premiered on 24th of September by choir and soloists of RTVE conducted by Josep Vila.

2008 / "la philosophie dans le labyrinthe ", Coproduction of Netzzeit and Münchener Biennale (2006 Munich/Gasteig/Carl Orff Saal, and 2007 Out of Control, Vienna/Hall E/Museumsquartier) achieved together with three other Operas world wide in the category "Opera" the "MusicTheatreNow - Award". The presentation takes place in November in Berlin's ITI.

2008 / The Bayerische Staatsoper has commissioned him a new chamber music piece to be performed on 28th of May 2009 in the Pinakothek der Modern of Munich. The new work will be premiered in a double portrait concert Berio/Cattaneo by members of the Bayerische Staatsorchester conducted by David Robert Coleman.

2008 /Festival Musica Strasbourg has commissioned him a new piece for orchestra to be premiered in the 2010 edition.

2008 /His new piece "sabbia", commissioned by SWR, will be premiered on 18th of October at the Donaueschinger Musik Tage. "Sabbia" will be played twice, by Ensemble Intercontemporain, conducted by Susanna Mälkki and by Klangforum Wien, conducetd by Emilio Pomarico, in the frame of the project "Ensembliade".

2008 / Viviane Hagner, violin and the Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin, conducted by Lothar Zagrosek will premier "Violinkonzert" on 19th of June in Konzerthaus Berlin. The concert will be broadcasted live by DeutschlandRadio Kultur.

2008 / Klangforum Wien will perform his work for chamber orchestra "latidos" in the Konzerthaus of Vienna on the 19th of February. "Latidos" will be played also in the Teatro Dal Verme of Milan by the Orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali on 24th and 26th of April.

2007 / The French ministry of culture commissioned him a new work for soprano and ensemble to be premiered by Ensemble 2e2m in the season 2008/2009.

2007 / In April he will be "featured composer" of the "Sligo New Music Festival" which comissioned him a new work for soprano and accordion and where the soprano Alda Caiello, the accordonists Krassimir Sterev and Dermot Dunne, and Trio Arbos will play also "tele", "trio" y "trio II".

2007 / In March his chamber opera " la philosophie dans le labyrinthe" will be premiered in Vienna in the MuseumQuartiers during the festival "Out of Control".

2006 - 07 / He is "composer in residence" of the French Ensemble 2e2m which will dedicate to him its season playing his works in seven concerts.

2006 / German Radio Südwest Rundfunk (SWR) commissioned him a new work for Donaueschinger Musik Festival 2008 to be premiered by Ensemble InterContemporain.

2006 / The Berliner Sinfonie Orchester and the Berliner Konzerthaus have commissioned him a new Violin Concerto to be premiered in June 2008 by Viviane Hagner, violin and Lothar Zagrosek, conductor.

2006 / On 24 of March at 15.00, Radio France -France Musique will broadcast "Latidos".

2005 / Ensemble InterContemporain under direction of Beat Furrer will premier "latidos" for chamber orchestra in january 2006 at Centre Pompidou in Paris.

2005 / Festival "Klangspuren Plus " of Munich has commissioned him a new work to be performed in a portrait-concert in may 2006 by Ensemble TrioLog.

2004 / The "Akademie der Künste" of Berlin has chosen him as "stipendiat" for the 2005 and commissioned him a new work for the Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin.

2004 / The "Münchener Biennale", in co-production with"NetZZeit", Vienna, has commissioned him a chamber opera. "La philosophie dans le labyrinthe" on a libretto by Edoardo Sanguineti will be premiered by Klangforum Wien in Munich in may 2006, further performances in Vienna in 2007. For more information: www.muenchenerbiennale.de

2004 / Trio Arbós will premiere his Trio II in the Teatro Alhambra in Granada in april 2005

2004 / His work "concertino" for trombone and ensemble has been selected for the Gaudeamus Music Week. It will be played in September in Amsterdam by Benny Sluchin, trombone and Nieuw Ensemble Amsterdam.

2004 / He has received a commission from the Saarländischer Rundkunk to write a new piece for the Neue Vocalsolisten and the Ensemble Alter Ego to be premiered in its Festival in May 2005.

2003 / He won the "Comité de lecture de l'IRCAM/Ensemble InterContemporain", so he received a commission from EIC to write a new work for season 2005/2006.