After having devoted himself to avant-garde music, during last years Emanuele Casale started making post-classical compositions.
His latest works are inspired by natural elements, Sicilian landscapes, peaceful sounds...
He has won the following international competitions: first prize in the Irino Prize in Tokyo; first prize in the Reading Panel in Paris; first prize in the IMEB-Bourges; first prize in the GRAME at the Centre National de Création Musicale in Lyon; first prize in both “juniores” and “senjores” categories in the International Music Council/Unesco Irem competition. In Italy he has been awarded prizes by Cemat in Rome and Carloni Foundation in L'Aquila.
Casale’s compositions have been performed by a number of concert institutions: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra della Rai, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Venice Biennale and many others.
He wrote the video-opera Conversations with Chomsky for the Fondazione I Teatri di Reggio Emilia and for the Parco della Musica in Rome. The text of this work was written under the supervision of the linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky.
He studied at the Vincenzo Bellini and Licinio Refice conservatories, getting a first class honours degree.
Emanuele Casale's works are published by Casa Ricordi-Universal Music.
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