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Paterniti, C.

Paterniti, Christian


Christian Paterniti

Honorable mention to the ICC “The contemporary piano 2019”
for his work for solo piano “Preludio, siciliana e finale”

Christian Paterniti graduated in piano with honors under the guidance of prof. Caterina del Campo at the “Arcangelo Corelli” Conservatory in Messina.

In the same institute, in the class of Maestro Gaetano Indaco, he obtained the II level academic diploma in piano with the highest grade, honors, honorable mention and the right to publish the thesis, which contains the entire translation in Italian from the French of the pioneering Traité historique d’analisé harmonique (1977) by the composer and musicologist Jacques Chailley.

Parallel to academic instruction he studied and attended masterclasses with numerous masters of absolute importance, including: Leonid Margarius, Gaetano Indaco, Vincenzo Pavone, Giuseppe Andaloro, Federico Gianello, Giuseppe Gullotta, Mattia Ometto, Georgi Mundrov, Maria Federica Righini, Pierluigi Camicia, Roberto Cappello, Leslie Howard. In July 2016 he participated in a seminar of the Oscar winner John Corigliano on music architecture. He was enrolled in the 10th Composition course.

From a very young age he appeared in numerous musical events and in seasons of the Messina Conservatory. He won first prizes in Chamber Music, Piano, Composition Competitions and Call for Scores. He had numerous activities as a solo pianist and accompanist; he has held chamber music concerts, band formations and other ensembles, as well as concerts and concerts as a solo organist and accompanist.

His compositions are published by Florestano, while his musical pieces are published by MD Edizioni di Messina. His music was recently performed by an orchestral ensemble at the Thaeter Vittorio Emanuele in Messina. From 2015 to 2017 he was Professor of Practice and Piano Reading at the Nebroidea Academy.

Honorable mention composition for solo piano “Preludio, siciliana e finale”

This composition is dedicated and inspired by the poem “Lettera alla madre” of the Italian poet Salvatore Quasimodo. The music follows the sweetness and delicacy of the poetic composition.

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