BIO

Stefano lives and works in Rome as a musician and photographer. He is the artistic director of the Roma Opera Omnia festival and Festival Spiritualia, making art and music programs in the best museums and galleries in Rome.

Professional experiences: hundreds of international concerts as music director, conductor and singer (bassus) of Renaissance polyphony and multi-instrumentalist in ancient music.

As principal conductor of the Orchestra Mozart Sinfonietta he has collaborated with soloists such as Boris Bloch, Luìs Bacalov, Carlo Bruno and composers like Sylvano Bussotti, Luìs Bacalov, René Clemencic, Hans-Juergen Gerung, Luigi Esposito, with many first executions.

 

Stefano is artistic director of Spiritualia festival; Producer of the Opera Omnia label; Composer; director of Schola Romana Ensemble; creator and performer of the Traverse Consort.

He has received the "Foyer des Artistes" international prize.

In his images, as photographer, he transfers the daily contact with the masterpieces of art together with his musical training, as a flutist, composer and conductor.

To create images he uses analogic and digital techniques such as lensless (pinhole-zoneplate) and off-camera photography. Print his photographs himself.

He has collaborated on artistic projects with Institutions like Universities, Academies, Museums, Galleries, and has been invited to participate in RAI and Radio Vaticana broadcasts.

He has made solo exhibitions, performances, and has published artist books, essays, photographic books and numerous music CDs and DVDs.

Education: Flute, Conducting, Composition. ​Self-taught in photography.

Awards: Foyer des Artistes international prize for orchestra conductors

Broadcast interviews and performances: RAI Radio 3 Suite; RAI news 24; Radio Vaticana.

Collaborations: Università La Sapienza, Roma; Università Alma Mater, Bologna; Accademia dei Lincei; Comune di Roma.

CD, DVD, Books: Rugginenti editore; Solfanelli; Verso l'arte; Editio Kythara; De Agostini; Niccolò, Chromamedia; Brilliant classics; Audiovisivi S. Paolo; Opera Omnia.

Solo exhibitions:

2019 Confessioni, Museo di S. Francesca Romana - Rome.

2020: Shir HaShirim, Galleria Doria Pamphilj - Rome.

2021: Abita la tua voce il mio silenzio, Secret Chapel of Capuchins church - Rome.

2022: Leaves, Colorno Photo Life - Reggia di Colorno (Parma).

Pubblication: The eye of photography (projects Shir HaShirim, Leaves, 2021)