Antonio Bonazzo is a graduate in both piano and composition at the Italian conservatory. Between 1996 and 2000, he attended the piano courses at the Münchener MusikSeminaar (Muenchen – DE). He also studied jazz at the “Civici cross di musica” of Milano with R. Sportiello and P. Birro. In 2011, he graduated from the Master of Arts in Compostion & Music Theory of the Lugano’s Conservatory (CH). After working as a piano soloist all over Europe, he started to teach piano, electronic music, composition and music ensemble in Italy and in Switzerland. He is a member of the composer collective MOA (www.moa-project.org) developing site-specific musical projects.
Antonio has written music for movies, video-art, theatre and multimedia. His music is published by Soundiva (Cologno M. – MI). In 2009, he started the project ABQuartet, a jazz quartet working mainly in North of Italy and in Switzerland, with an original repertory between classical/contemporary music and jazz. The first CD “Outsiding” has been released at the end of 2016. For 2018, the quartet is going to propose a new work inspired by the music of C. Debussy. He issued some CDs of jazz, classical, electronic and soundtrack music. He is also a co-author of the orchestration book “La nuova liuteria” (Suvini Zerboni – 2012). Since 2014, he is a member of the ASM (Association Suisse des Musiciens). In 2016, he published the arrangement for flute, viola and harp of three Debussy’s preludes for the Stella Mattutina Edizioni.