Paolo Fradiani, born 1984 in Italy, graduated in Master’s Degree with 110/110 and honors in Composition and Jazz. He studied at the Conservatory of Music “Alfredo Casella” in L’Aquila (Italy) and Hochschule für Musik in Mannheim (Germany).
As bass player he has played with some of the most important national and international festivals of jazz including Villacelimontana Jazz Festival, Atina Jazz, Tuscia in Jazz, Valsugana Jazz Tour (Trentino Jazz ), Festival Internazionale di Mezza Estate, Suono Italiano 2016 at the Italian Istitute of Culture in Istanbul and live on Italian “Radio 3”.
His works as composer has been performed in Italy, France, Germany and Turkey in Festivals such as Festival di Bellagio e del Lago di Como, Invenzioni – New Tubes, Neuköllner Originaltöne, Heidelberger Kammermusikfestival, Werkstatt Neue Musik, Cello Modern, Geophon – Earquake, Arpissima, Casella in Concerto, Festival Arpe in Villa, Festival dei 2 Mondi di Spoleto, Stagione della Società Aquilana dei Concerti B.Barattelli, Festival Fatti di Musica, Rassegna dei Concertisti del Conservatorio A. Casella di L’Aquila. by Ensemble, Orchestra and soloists such as: Nikolaus Friedrich (solo clarinettist an the Orchester des Nationaltheaters Mannheim), Nabla Ensemble, Anemos Quartet, Ensemble Casella , EMCF Ensemble of Contemporary Music of Ferrara Conservatory, Insieme a Corde Vuote, GAM Ensemble, Impronta Ensemble, Ensemble Impressionnisme, “I Pomeriggi Musicali” Symphony Orchestra, “Collegium Musicum Mannheim” Sinfonieorchester, Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Symphony Orchestra of L’Aquila Conservatory, Sinfonieorchester TonArt Heidelberg.
Paolo Fradiani was awarded at “Insieme a corde vuote” per L’Aquila, at the Italian Ministry of Education’s “Premio Abbado 2015” and at “National Festival of Italian Conservatoires - III Edition”. He was winner of the national call SIAE “S’illumina Copia privata per i giovani, per la cultura”. He also composed the music for the movie “Non, tu Exagères” for French-German television Arte/ZDF. He has been composer in residence at Società Aquilana dei Concerti “B. Barattelli”.
Paolo Fradiani’s works are published by Da Vinci Edition, Universal Edition and Edition Margaux.