Lorenzo Troiani is an Italian composer (Rome, 1989) living in Vienna.
He studied composition with Salvatore Sciarrino, Clemens Gadenstätter, Gerd Kühr and Chaya Czernowin in institutions such as: Kunstuniversität Graz (KUG), Harvard University, Conservatory "Santa Cecilia" of Rome, Conservatory "Respighi" of Latina. He also studied Electronic Music at Harvard University with Hans Tutschku.
He attended lessons, masterclasses and courses with musicians and composers who helped him to find a personal way of thinking, among them: B.Furrer, P.Billone, M.Andre, D.Przybylski, J.Schöllhorn, M.Trojahn, P.Manoury, B.Ferneyhough, A.Solbiati, J.Manuel Lopez Lopez, C.Czernowin, I.Mundry, S.Gervasoni, D.Kourliandski, Steven Takasugi and F.Filidei (Voix Nouvelles Royaumont, Impuls academy, Darmstadt Ferienkurse, Accademia Chigiana etc.)
He is awarded in several international composition competitions (Germany, Italy, France, China, Spain etc.).
His music has been performed by different ensembles such as Neue Vocalsolisten, Quatour Diotima, Klangforum Wien, Quartetto Prometeo, OENM Salzburg, MDI ensemble, Schallfeld ensemble, Curious Chamber Players, Quatuor Tana, Vertixe Sonora ensemble, Ensemble L’Arsenale and in different parts of the world: Italy, Germany, Austria, France, England, Scotland, Belgium, Canada, USA, Brazil, Argentina, etc.
His work has been supported by different institutions such as Amis de la Fondation Royaumont, Villa Sträuli, Schloss Wiepersdorf, Künstlerhaus Eckernförde etc.
He has been Composer in Residence in several Festivals and Institutions such as: Künstlerhaus Eckernförde (Germany 2017), IZZM Klagenfurt (Austria 2017), Schloss Wiepersdorf (Germany 2016), Villa Sträuli (Switzerland 2015).
Some of his compositions are published by Universal Edition Wien, Sconfinarte and Col Legno label.
The poetry of Paul Celan and Francis Ponge, the works of Paul Klee and Jannis Kounellis, the philosophy of J-L. Nancy and Jacques Derrida have a crucial role in his music.
He graduated in Philosophy at the University "Roma Tre" of Rome with Paolo D’Angelo and Elio Matassi with a dissertation on ontological thinking of Paul Klee. At the moment he is specializing in the study of post-Nietzschean ontology, especially in its links with the thought of the pre-Socratic thinkers.