Simone Movio


Fundamental for his experience were and are the meetings with Beat Furrer, with whom he studied at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (2005/2006), Rostock Summer Campus 2009 and IMPULS 2005, 2007, 2009.

After his studies with Renato Miani in Udine (Italy), he attended the IRCAM Cursus 1 in composition and computer music 2010-2011.

Simone Movio received the “Komponisten-Förderpreise 2014” of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung, he has been chosen as composer in residence at the Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia in Bamberg (Germany) concerning the season 2016/2017 and for the Artists in Residence Programme 2017 in Wien by the Austrian Federal Chancellery in cooperation with KulturKontakt Austria.

He won (among others) the Wiener Konzerthauses Composition Contest “Towards the Next 100 Years” (2012) - String Quartet (Wien, Austria), the "International Composition Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music 2011" (Graz, Austria), the "IVME International Composition Contest 2011" (two first prizes in the two different categories - Antwerp, Belgium), the “Gianni Bergamo Music Award 2007 – Composition” (Lugano, Switzerland), the “Hamburger Klangwerktage 2007 – 2nd International Composition Contest, Lied Unlimited” (Hamburg, Germany)

He held composition seminars in the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (Austria), the institute Creama Hanyang University of Seoul (South Korea), National University of Music Bucharest (Romania), L. Cherubini conservatory in Firenze (Italy).

Some of his pieces have been performed by important artists and ensembles (such as Beat Furrer, Patricia Koptatchinskaja, Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico, mdi ensemble, Klangforum Wien, Szymanowski Quartet, Ensemble Recherche) in several events and places such as: Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Wien Modern, Musikfestival Bern, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, Festival Présences–Radio France, Wiener Konzerthaus, Festival Traiettorie (Parma, Italy), IRCAM – Espace de Projection, “Tage für neue Musik” (Zurich, Svitzerland), Festival Milano Musica, Festival GAMO (Firenze, Italy), Tchaikovsky Conservatory(Mosca, Russia), Helmut-List Halle (Graz, Austria), “Hamburger Klangwerktage” (Amburgo, Germania).

In 2020 the label KAIROS (Vienna, Austria) released his second monographic album "Libro di terra e d'incanti" (Livia Rado, mdi ensemble, Beat Furrer), in 2014 "col legno" (Vienna, Austria) had released its first portrait Cd “Tuniche" (Klangforum Wien, SIGMA Project).

In 2018 "col legno" released "Double Bach" (Annette Bik) containing his "Incanto VII" for solo violin.

The label Alpha Classics (Paris, France) released in September 2020 the album "What's next Vivaldi?" containing compositions by Antonio Vivaldi and contemporary Italian composers (Luca Francesconi, Simone Movio, Giacinto Scelsi, Aureliano Cattaneo, Giovanni Sollima), interpreted by Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico.