Gian Paolo Luppi was born on 9th March, 1959 in San Giovanni in Persiceto, near Bologna. After classical studies he graduated in Piano, Choral Music, Instrumentation for wind ensemble, Composition and Conducting. His teachers were B.M.Furgeri, B.Bettinelli , F.Donatoni and A.Solbiati for Composition and T.Gotti, G.Bellini and P.Olmi for Conducting. During his studies he also attended courses at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, the Accademia Filarmonica in Bologna and the Accademia St. Cecilia in Roma.Now is member of the "Real Accademia Filarmonica" in Bologna where he was pro-rector from 1991 to 1993. Since 1984 he has been awarded many prizes in Composition Competitions : 1984 "Città di Belveglio"; 1985 " Città di Castagneto Carducci" ( Peters-edition prize in Italy ); 1986 "B.Brecht prize" in Milano and "Città di Belveglio"; 1987 "Biennale87" of Barcellona; 1988 "Viotti-Valsesia" prize in Vercelli and "G.Briccialdi"prize in Terni; 1989 "E.Porrino" prize of Cagliari; 1990 "V.Bucchi" prize in Roma and "E.Toldrà" prize in Barcellona; 1991 "S.Guzzi"prize in Lamezia Terme; 1992 "F.Civil" prize in Girona; 1995 "Festival de Musique Sacrèe"in Fribourg; 1996 "Città di Viareggio" prize and "A.GI.MUS Varenna" prize in Como; 1998 " Abbazia di Villanova" prize in Verona; 2002 " Salvatore Quasimodo " prize in Cesena; 2004 " International Prize for Sacred Music" in Lugano and " Foundation Ivan Spassov Prize " in Plovdiv (Bulgaria ); 2005 " Città di Cesenatico ". Several of his compositions were performed at Italian, Spanish, Vatican, Rumanian and Belgian radio, and in a lot of important festivals in Italia, Spagna, Grecia, Belgio, Ungheria, Svezia, Australia and Romania as well. His musics have been recorded by Edipan-Roma; Crescendo-Bari; Quadrivium-Perugia and Pentaphon-Roma. His works have been published by Peters-Francoforte and Edipan-Roma.
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Composer sent on February 22nd 2010. Last update on February 22nd 2010.