Matteo Ramon Arevalos

Matteo Ramon Arevalos approaches music at the age of six playing drums; yet he soon becomes fond of piano and composition. In 1993 he took part in the composition of the musical fairy tale Notte by Jean-Michel Arevalos. In 1994 he wins the first prize at the National Piano Competition Agorà in Rome. In 1995 he obtains a diploma in piano with full marks and honours in Conservatorio Bruno Maderna in Cesena (Italy); soon afterwards, he improves himself with Rudolf Kehrer in Vienna and Oxana Yablonskaya in New York. Between 2000 and 2006 he studies composition in Rome with Francesco Telli, in Lugano with Paul Glass and in Paris with Narcis Bonet. He publishes two compositions for piano of his own for the music publishing house College Music: Vivo Marcia Fantasia (2002) and Nocturne 1996 (2006). In 2005 he composes with Matteo Moretti the soundtrack of the movie Morning Smile by Zapruder Filmmakersgroup. From 2003 to 2006 he cooperates as a pianist with the theatre company Fanny & Alexander on the project Ada, a family chronicle, performing music by Olivier Messiaen, György Ligeti and Morton Feldman. Between 2006 and 2007, in duo with ondist Bruno Perrault, he specializes in a repertoire of contemporary classical music. In 2008 he performs the Rothko Chapel by M. Feldman with the Ensemble Giacinto Scelsi directed by Roberto Gabbiani and, in duo with ondist Nadia Ratsimandresy, he gives life to a monographic project under the title of Messiaen et autour de Messiaen on the occasion of the centenary of Olivier Messiaen's birth, which achieved the recent CD release for the english label ReR Megacorp He is a member of the musical research group Synusonde with composer Paolo F. Bragaglia. From 2010 is part of the group I.Feraud for the dynamic performance Variazioni sull’Angolo Diedro. He recently worked with film director Elisabetta Sgarbi composing and performing the original soundtrack of her movie La Stanza della Segnatura.
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