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FABIO RIZZA

Harp

CURRICULUM

He devoted himself to music from an early age, with studies in piano and violin, to then approach the harp and devote himself completely to this instrument. Even as a child he also had a strong passion for composition. He attended the G. Verdi Conservatory in Como. Later, at the Arrigo Boito Conservatory in Parma, under the guidance of M ° Emanuela Degli Esposti, he graduated in Harp with full marks and honors. There are numerous performances by him, both as a soloist and in ensemble, in theaters and concert halls, always supporting a committed and passionate activity as a harp teacher and composer. In December 2017 he was invited to Tokyo by the soprano Masami Okumura, with whom he performed in concert at the Yamaha Hall, in the Ginza district, both as a soloist, performing two pieces of his own composition (Tarantella and Akiko), and in ensemble together. to the pianist Nagisa Okazaki and to a choir of forty elements. In January 2020 he plays in Latvia with the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the director of the national opera of Riga. In the same year he founded the "Carlos Salzedo" Academy of Music and Art of which he is president. In 2016 he published the scores of the two compositions "Estrella" and "Luminescence" with Stella Mattutina Edizioni of Florence and recorded the first CD "Luminescence" dedicated to the Celtic solo harp, with eight unpublished pieces by him composed by him. In the same year he was among the winners of the Celtic Harp Soloist category of the International Harp Sound Festival in Saluzzo, performing three of his compositions. He also performs as a soloist at the International Celtic Festival in Courmayeur in the Aosta Valley and at the Sala Corelli of the Dante Alighieri Theater in Ravenna. In 2019, again with Stella Mattutina Edizioni, he publishes the scores of the unpublished “Romance” and “Big Ben Song” for Celtic harp and pedal harp.