Simone Movio

ZAHIR V (2011-12) para cuarteto de saxofones

«Time present and time past
Are both perhaps present in time future,
And time future contained in time past


«Pull down thy vanity, it is not man»
Made courage, or made order, or made grace,
Pull down thy vanity, I say pull down

Ezra Pound, from CANTO LXXXI

Difícil de conservar, a través de una firme voluntad, una especie de ascesis, llega por fin a la esencia, poniendo en el margen lo no esencial que ha sido necesario para la investigación.

Porque todo se da en un instante y sólo la mente necesita separar los diferentes segmentos de espacio y tiempo.

Simone Movio. Fundamental for his experience were and are the meetings with Beat Furrer, with whom he studied at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (2005/2006), Rostock Summer Campus 2009 and IMPULS 2005, 2007, 2009.

After his studies with Renato Miani in Udine (Italy) he attended the IRCAM Cursus 1 in composition and computer music 2010-2011, the Pierluigi Billone’s seminar/course Klangwege at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (Austria) and the Stefano Gervasoni’s masterclass at the TEMA Academy in Milan (Italy).

Simone Movio received the “Komponisten-Förderpreise 2014” of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung.

He won (among others) the Wiener Konzerthauses Composition Contest “Towards the Next 100 Years” (2012) – String Quartet (Wien, Austria), the «International Composition Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music 2011» (Graz, Austria), the «IVME International Composition Contest 2011» (two first prizes in the two different categories – Antwerp, Belgium), the “Gianni Bergamo Music Award 2007 – Composition” (Lugano, Switzerland), the “Hamburger Klangwerktage 2007 – 2nd International Composition Contest, Lied Unlimited” (Hamburg, Germany)

He has been selected for the «9e Forum de la Jeune Création Musicale 2011» (SIMC – Clamart, France) and “IMPULS 2009” (Wien/Graz, Austria) as nominated composer.

He held composition seminars in the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (Austria), the institute Creama Hanyang University of Seoul (South Korea), National University of Music Bucharest (Romania), L. Cherubini conservatory in Firenze (Italy) the J. Tomadini conservatory in Udine (Italy).

Some of his pieces have been performed by important artists and ensembles (such as Beat Furrer, Enno Poppe, Clement Power, Klangforum Wien, Szymanowski Quartet, Ensemble Recherche, Sigma Project) in several events and places such as: Wiener Konzerthaus (Wien, Austria), Tage für neue Musik (Zürich, Switzerland), IRCAM (Paris, France), Festival GAMO (Firenze, Italy). Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Moskow, Russia), Helmut-List Halle (Graz, Austria), Hamburger Klangwerktage (Hamburg, Germany).

The Austrian label “col legno” has just released his first portrait CD “Tuniche”, performed by Klangforum Wien and SIGMA Project.