Luca Belcastro


1964 –


Who is Luca Belcastro?

Luca Belcastro is an Italian composer of classical music.

He graduated in Classical guitar and in Composition, with the highest grade. He attended specialization courses with Azio Corghi at the Accademia G. Petrassi in Parma and at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Roma, where he graduated with top marks and "Premio SIAE".

His orchestral works have been awarded in important International Competitions, among those "Ciutat de Tarragona" International Award for Musical Composition,"Valentino Bucchi" - Roma, "2 Agosto" - Bologna, "Concours Européen du Jeune Compositeur" - Strasbourg, and executed by Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, Orchestra of Colours - Athens, OSER Toscanini - Parma, Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Orchestra Milano-Classica. His Opera "1896 - Pheidippides... corri ancora!" has been awarded at the "Dimitris Mitropoulos - World Opera Project" - Athens 2001.

His chamber music works won the First Prize in numerous International Competitions, among those "Edvard Grieg" - Oslo, "Biennale Neue Musik - Hannover", "Ciutat d'Alcoi", "New Music for Sligo", "Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker", "ICOMS" - Torino. He has been selected for the "ISCM-World Music Days" - Roumania 1999 and Hong Kong 2002, "MusicaNova" and "ppianissimo" - Sofia.

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Sep 18, 1964
  • Italy

on July 23, 2013


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