© 2019 by CARLO SIEGA.

BIOGRAPHY

After the Guitar Diploma in 2013 and the MA with the highest marks and honours from the B. Marcello of Venice in 2014, Carlo Siega continued his studies at IrMus, C. Abbado School of Music in Milan under the guidance of Francesco Zago, and at the ICTUS Academy in Brussels and the KASK of Gent in Belgium under the supervision of Tom Pauwels. He has followed masterclasses with interpreters such as Elena Càsoli and Yaron Deutsch (Nikel Ensemble).

 

Awarded in several competitions (“Contemporary Music” section at the 7th International Music Competition "Città di Treviso", special mention at the Competition for young talents “Val Tidone”) and winner of scholarships (S. Vinti, Research-led Performance promoted by the G. Cini Foundation and the Orpheus Instituut of Ghent, Can Serrat Artistic Support, Movin'up artistic support promoted by the Italian Ministry of Culture and the GAi association), in 2018 receives the prestigious Kranichsteiner Musikpreis for interpretation at the Ferienkurse für die Neue Musik in Darmstadt.

 

He has performed as a soloist and in ensembles in Italy (La Fenice Theatre Opera Season, Teatrino Palazzo Grassi and E. Vedova Foundation, Arsenale Theatre, Divertimento Ensemble – Rondò, M. Del Monaco Theatre, TransArt Festival) and abroad (SMOG, Nuits de Beau Tas, Ear To the Ground Festival and Kunstenfestival des Arts in Belgium, Izlog Festival in Croatia, Impuls Academy Festival, Off-Theater and Neue Oper Wien in Austria, Warsaw Autumn in Poland, Ensems Festival, Mixtur Festival, VANG Festival, SIRGA Festival, Universidad de Léon, IX and X Ciclo de Musica Actual in Spain, SoundSpaces Festival in Malmö, Sweden among others).

 

He actively collaborates with both performers and performers (Nicholas Isherwood, Tarek Atoui, Black Page Orchestra, Container Ensemble) and composers, performing World and National premieres by Giorgio Colombo Taccani, Chaya Czernowin (IL / USA), Klaus Lang (A), Simon Løffler (DK), Giovanni Mancuso, Pauline Oliveros (USA), Stefan Prins (BE), Rebecca Saunders (UK/D), Alexander Schubert (D), Simon Steen-Andersen (DK), and Frédéric Verriéres (FR) among others.

Currently, Carlo is a PhD student in Performing Arts at the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität in Linz (Austria) under the supervision of Barbara Lüneburg and Karlheinz Essl (Vienna University of the Arts).

He graduated with honours in Philosophy at the Ca ’Foscari University, Venice.