Tiziano Manca

Field of Practice:

Music / Sound

City, Country:

Berlin, Germany


2002, 2003


Jan 2002 - Dez 2002

Born 1970 in Squinzano/Italy.

Tiziano Manca studied composition in Florence with Romano Pezzati and Salvatore Sciarrino as well as electronic music and philosophy. He continued a master study in conducting with Piero Bellugi.

2001 Fellowship at the Akiyoshidai International Art Village in Japan and at the Abbaye de Royaumont (Grand Atelier, Paris).

His musik has been performed widely, among others in Alicante (Festival Internacional de musica contemporanea), Amsterdam (Gaudeamus Music Week), Antwerpen (Ars Musica), Berlin (Konzerthaus, Festival Ultraschall, Klangwerkstatt), Buenos Aires (Teatro San Martín), Darmstadt (International Summer Courses for New Music), Huddersfield (Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival), Japan (Akiyoshidai International Art Village), Nice (Festival Manca), Paris (Théâtre Dunois, Abbaye de Royaumont), Parma (Teatro Regio), Toronto (Jan Mallet Theatre) and Zurich. In 2004 the Neue Vocalsolisten premiered his opera “La Gabbia” at the Theaterhaus Stuttgart and at the Opéra de Lille.

His work includes both instrumental pieces as well works for voice in various formations (solo voice, voice and instruments, a cappella choir). Interested in the interaction between music and other artistic disciplines, Manca has collaborated with choreographers and composed music for video and theater.

In addition to composing, in his lectures and essays Manca also follows a theoretical reflexion on music and time in connection with language and image.

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