Michele Del Prete

Organ / Composer

Started in
2019
Musician type
Organ / Composer
Host institution
Leiden University
Nationality
Italy
Michele Del Prete

Michele Del Prete received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Freie Universität Berlin defending a dissertation on Franz Rosenzweig’s ontology. He studied Viola da Gamba with Nanneke Schaap in Verona and graduated in Electronic Music in Venice studying with Alvise Vidolin and in Composition in Graz studying with Beat Furrer. He received further guidance from Giacomo Manzoni in Fiesole. Several conferences and performances in Europe and in the Americas. Together with Pierluigi Billone he organized two conferences in Palermo and in Venice (Space: Two Positions and Dialogue with Luigi Nono, on the occasion of Risonanze erranti). He performed his electroacoustic works in complex spatialisation settings in Graz (IEM Cube), Madrid (Auditorium Museo Reina Sofía), Chatham (Historic Dockyards), Manchester (Mantis).  He works on poems by Roberto Bacchetta and collaborates with Igor Imhoff on audiovisuals projects.  In 2019 he received a mention of honour for his work Glosas a seis from the International Composition Award Six Historic Organs of Mafra.