Daniele Di Virgilio

Daniele Di Virgilio he graduated in Orchestral Conducting and Composition (cum laude and mention) at the Conservatorio "Giuseppe Verdi" in Turin and in Historical Sciences and Musicology at the University of Turin. Since 2014 he has won awards in several national and international composition competitions, including: 1st prize at the City of Albenga1st prize at the Renato della Torre competition organised by the Udine Philharmonic Choir; 2nd prize for the Busan Choral Festival & Competition (Busan, South Korea), 2nd prize at theEuropean Composer Competition (Vienna), 2nd prize in the competition Antonio Manoni (Senigallia); 1st prize to the European Music Competition (Moncalieri); 1st prize to Composition competition Marcello Abbado(Belveglio, AT); winner of the 2nd Annual Seattle Composers Alliance International Call for Scores (Seattle, USA) and the Call for Scores launched in 2018 by the NED Ensemble; 1st prize at the 24th International Music Competition Vittoria Caffa Righetti Prize (Cortemilia, CN); winner of the third edition of the Cum Laude Music Awards (Madrid).

In December 2016 he won all the prizes at the first edition of the International Michele Novaro Competition (jury, audience and orchestra), promoted by the Chamber of Deputies to describe contemporary Italy musically.

On 27 October 2018, the Teatro Vittoria in Turin performed his opera The Villa of Mysteriesa tribute to the city of Pompeii. His compositions have been promoted by important Italian musical institutions, including Mito Settembre Musica and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. In the same year, he composed the "Songs of nostalgia"published by Preludio (listen to them on YouTube).

Among others, he has been honoured by Krzysztof Penderecki, Fabio Vacchi, Andrea Lucchesini, Luca Lombardi, Andrea Talmelli and Roberto Prosseda.

Songs of nostalgia

Canti della nostalgia

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