Ronchetti, Lucia (Komposition)

Born in 1963 in Rome. Lucia Ronchetti studied composition and computer music at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Philosophy at the University of Rome. In Paris, she took composition seminars with Gérard Grisey, participated in the annual computer music courses at IRCAM (1997) and obtained her PhD in musicology at the École Pratique des Hautes Études en Sorbonne, under the direction of François Lesure (1999). In 2005 she was Visiting Scholar (Fulbright fellow) at the Columbia University Music Department in New York City, at the invitation of Tristan Murail. As composer in residence she has visited Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia (Bamberg/Germany), Schlossmediale Werdenberg (Zürich), SWR Experimentalstudio (Freiburg/Germany), MacDowell Colony (Boston), Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart/Germany) and Cité internationale des arts (Paris), among others.


Her music theatre projects were recently produced by Teatro Massimo di Palermo (Inedia prodigiosa, 2017), Nouvelle Philharmonie, Paris (Les aventures de Pinocchio, 2017), Berliner Ensemble (Abschlussball, 2016) and Nationaltheater Mannheim (Aria da baule, 2016, Esame di mezzanotte, 2015, Lacus timoris, 2015 and Neumond, 2011).
In 2017, her chamber oper Rivale, commissioned by the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin and co-produced by the Staatstheater Braunschweig was presented as opening production in the Neue Werkstatt of the Staatsoper. In 2018, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia will realize a new production of her choral opera Inedia prodigiosa, conducted by Ciro Visco. Furthermore she is writing a new opera commissioned by the Oper Frankfurt in collaboration with the Schauspiel Frankfurt.


In 2018, Lucia Ronchetti is for the second time composition tutor of the Darmstadt Summer Course.

Lucia Ronchetti, Photo: Stefano Corso
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Born in 1963 in Rome. Lucia Ronchetti studied composition and computer music at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Philosophy at the University of Rome. In Paris, she took composition seminars with Gérard Grisey, participated in the annual computer music courses at IRCAM (1997) and obtained her PhD in musicology at the École Pratique des Hautes Études en Sorbonne, under the direction of François Lesure (1999). In 2005 she was Visiting Scholar (Fulbright fellow) at the Columbia University Music Department in New York City, at the invitation of Tristan Murail. As composer in residence she has visited Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia (Bamberg/Germany), Schlossmediale Werdenberg (Zürich), SWR Experimentalstudio (Freiburg/Germany), MacDowell Colony (Boston), Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart/Germany) and Cité internationale des arts (Paris), among others.

Lucia Ronchetti, Photo: Stefano Corso
Website Lucia Ronchetti