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Valerio Sannicandro

Country of origin: Italy
Birthday: 1971

About Valerio Sannicandro

Valerio Sannicandro, born 1971 in Bisceglie, Italy, studied composition with York Höller and Hans Zender and conducting with Peter Eötvös in Germany. He acquired his PhD with a thesis on “Composition as a semiotic process”. As a conductor he participated in the realization of the world premiere of Stockhausen’s “Hoch-Zeiten”. Sannicandro was awarded numerous prizes, such as the Kranichsteiner Musikpreis of the Darmstädter Ferienkurse in 2000, where he was active as a teacher in 2002. In his compositions Valerio Sannicandro intensively addresses the problems of spatialization of sound.