Pietro Paolo Dinapoli,
born in Venosa, Basilicata, in 1989, he obtained his conservatory
diploma with top marks and honour under maestro Marco Salcito. He
attended masterclasses with maestros Pablo Marquez, Timo Korhonen, Oscar
Ghiglia, Tilman Hoppstock and Carlo Marchione.
He perfected his skills under the guidance of Tilman Hoppstock at the Akademie fuer Tonkunst in Darmstadt (DE).
He attended master course specialized in Chamber music at the conservatory of Milan, under maestros Marco Pace and Mauro Bonifacio, where he obteined diploma with top marks and full honour.
His artistic career focuses on the music of the 20 th century and, above all, on
contemporary music. This led him to collaborate actively with various
composers, such as Azio Corghi, Stefano Taglietti, Giorgio Colombo Taccani, Carla Rebora e Stefano Alessandretti, often performing world premieres. Also, numerous pieces have been dedicated to him and he edited them for Suvini Zerboni, Rai Trade and Sconfinarte.
Very active in the field of chamber music, he boasts several collaborations with various ensembles. In particoular, he has a duo with flautist Carlotta Raponi (orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Divertimento ensemble) and he is one of the founders of Azione_Improvvisa ensemble, with whom he collaborated with E. von Siemens Stiftung.
Interested in exploring different forms of artistic performance, he has often collaborated with actors and visual artists.
He held a workshop and a conference focused on new techniques of execution and the repertoire of contemporary music for guitar at the Conservatory of Milan and Pescara.
performed in Italy and abroad for various musical associations such as
Goethe Universitat in Frankfurt am Main (DE), Mi.To e NoMus in Milan,
Setticlavium di Vasto, Syntonia in Roma, DirkSchoenenberg in Gross
He was invited to perform as soloist and chamber at “Musica insieme” in Panicale, “Contrasti” in Trento and at the Tage fuer neue Musik in Darmstadt.
He performed in prestigious concert halls, such as Sala Verdi (Milan), Teatro Rossetti (Vasto), Teatro Stabile (Potenza), Museo Pietro Canonica (Rome), on the occasion of the European Music Day 2012.
He is the artistic director and chamber music teacher of the summer course “City of Venosa, in the footsteps of Gesualdo”.
He teached guitar for pre-academic and non-academic courses at the Conservatory “Franco Vittadini” in Pavia and in various schools of Milan.