Vincenzo Parisi

Composer/Pianist

BIO

Vincenzo Parisi graduated brilliantly in piano under the guidance of Irene Schiavetta.
Later, he studied with some of the most famous contemporary pianists, including Aquiles Delle Vigne at the Universität Mozarteum, Massimiliano Damerini, Andrea Lucchesini, Antonio Ballista, Boris Petrushansky.
He studied composition first with Fabio Vacchi and currently at the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan with Mario Garuti. Important figures in his training are Gabriele Manca, Carlo Ballarini and Mauro Bonifacio.
He also studied with Francesco Filidei and Mauro Lanza (NewMusicWeek 2021, mdi ensemble in residence), and with Beat Furrer and Ramon Lazkano (Mixtur 2021, Barcelona).

He studied musicology and analysis for a long time with the musicologist and essayist Fernando Vincenzi.

Finalist in the Macerata Opera Festival 2019 international competition for the writing of a musical theater work together with the Hungarian director Hannah Gelesz.

Winner of the first prize at the 2021 Composition Competition of the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan and of the first prize at the Jorge Peixinho International Competition 2021 in Lisbon with his quintet Fulmine randagio.

Broadcast live on national radio on Antena2 in Portugal last October, Fulmine randagio is published by the Portuguese publishing house AVA Musical Editions.

He is the founder of the rock band Kafka On The Shore (more than 200 concerts throughout Europe with the album Beautiful But Empty published by the independent label La Fabbrica).

In May 2020 he released his first album entitled Zolfo, including piano compositions inspired by ancient Sicilian songs, produced by Piano B Agency.

He collaborated in the writing of the piano teaching book Su e giù per le scale written by Irene Schiavetta and published by Dantone Editore.

He has also written articles of an economic nature relating to the world of music for the prestigious Suonare News magazine.

He has a degree in Economics for Arts, Culture and Communication at the Bocconi University.