VIOLONCELLO

Giuseppe Tortora cellist, Composer and Music Consultant.

  • Graduated in Cello from the S. Cecilia Conservatory of Music, in Chamber Music from the S. Cecilia Conservatory of Music,
  • In Jazz music at the Conservatory of Music A. Casella in L’Aquila.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Musical Disciplines with a focus on Jazz, from the Conservatory of Music A. Casella of L’Aquila.
  • Big Band Arranging course at Saint Louis Music School in Rome.
  • Course in Musical Events Organization in Music, organized by JazzIt magazine.

In the Pop field, he has recorded, collaborated and toured for:

L.Pausini, E. Ramazzotti, Elisa, C. Baglioni, R. Zero, F. Mannoia M.Mengoni, M.Biondi, Max Gazzè, M.Rei, A.Venditti, G. Paoli, A. Celentano, S.Cammariere, Carboni, D.Silvestri.

He was Orchestra Manager for Laura Pausini from 2013-2016, for Fiorella Mannoia 2010-2012, Mario Biondi Tour 2007.

In the Jazz field, he has collaborated and recorded with the likes of:

Lenny White, Stefano Di Battista, F. Bosso, Javier Girotto, Rita Marcotulli, Antonio Faraò, R. Gatto, D. Rea, M. Siniscalco, Aires Tango, R.Fassi, Dado Moroni, Gianluca Renzi, High Five, Daniele Scannapieco, Ibrido Hot Five.

Co-writer and cello soloist of movie soundtracks:

“Attese e cambiamenti” (2016), “Astro Samanta” (2014) docu film su Samanta Cristoforetti, “Guardia Costiera” (2014) spot, “ Schiavi” (2013) documentario, “La questione nucleare” (2009) documentario “Le Streghe della Luna” (2007) documentario, “Rosa Funzeca” (2003), “Hotel Dajti” (2002).

Giuseppe Tortora as a solo cellist has recorded for films:

  • “The Great Beauty” P. Sorrentino orchestra coordination and I cello soloist, ” La prima cosa bella” P. Virzi orchestra coordination and I cello soloist. “Il capitale umano” P. Virzi coordinating orchestra and I cello soloist, “La Pazza gioia” P.Virzi (cello soloist), ” Tutto quello che vuoi” P.Virzì (cello soloist), ” Ella & John” P.Virzì (cello soloist) and many others.
  • In classical, he has collaborated with orchestras such as the “Teatro dell’Opera” in Rome , “I Virtuosi di S.Cecilia” , “Philharmonic Orchestra” of Turin.
  • On television, he played from 1986 to 2016 in the most important television programs both Rai and Mediaset: Festival di San Remo from ’96 to 2002, Tutti gli zeri del mondo, Ti lascio una canzone, La Corrida, Festivalbar, Laura&Paola, Carramba che sorpresa and many other programs, often covering the role of I Violoncello.
  • For theater: “Serata d’onore,” “A me gli occhi please” (Gigi Proietti), “Concha Bonita” (Arias,Nicola Piovani), “Sola me ne vo” (Mariangela Melato), “Olio” (Marco Calvani), “Dove il cielo va a finire: una storia per Mia Martini “and others.

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Giuseppe Tortora

Giuseppe Tortora
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