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Composer, Pasquale Catalano guest at ICFF



Composer, Pasquale Catalano guest at ICFF

The Istituto announces the participation of Pasquale Catalano at ICFF, introducing Antonio Albanese's film: “Contromano/Against the Flow”, as composer of the soundtrack.

June 17 at 6pm |Vaughan Cineplex Cinemas

June 19 at 6.30pm | Tiff Bell Lightbox

Pasquale Catalano is an Italian composer, born in Naples in 1966. He studied violin, guitar, piano and later music composition at the Naples, Avellino and Matera Music conservatories. He began composing in 1985, collaborating with Gennaro Vitiello and then with Mario Santella, inaugurating two prose seasons at the Ausonia Theater in Naples. He abandoned his career as a musician in 1990 to dedicate his life exclusively to his career as a composer.
Catalano has collaborated as conductor, orchestrator, arranger and composer for films such as "Libera" and "I buchi neri" directed by Pappi Corsicato, "Il diavolo nella bottiglia" by Stefano Incerti, "Maruzzella" (an episode of "I Vesuviani") by Maria Antonietta de Lillo, "Il ronzio delle mosche" by Dario D’Ambrosi, "L'uomo in più" and "Le conseguenze dell'amore" by Paolo Sorrentino, "La guerra di Mario" by Antonio Capuano. He also composed the music for "Signorina Effe" directed by Wilma Labate, "The Sicilian Girl" by Marco Amenta , "The Double Hour" by Giuseppe Capotondi and Stefania Sandrelli’s first film as director "Christina, Christine". He is the composer of the scores of "Meno male che ci sei" directed by Luis Prieto and TV series "Romanzo criminale - La serie" directed by Stefano Sollima.
He began collaborating with Ferzan Ozpetek in 2010 with the film "Loose cannons" earning a nomination for the David of Donatello and Silver Ribbon Film Awards. In 2010 he also scored "Barney’s Version" an Italian-Canadian co-production based on the novel by Mordecai Richler starring Paul Giamatti and directed by Richard J. Lewis.
His works have been performed at the Valle Piana Giffoni Festival, Volterra, Turin, New York, Zurich and Oporto festivals at the Biennial Theater and Biennial Cinema Music Festival of Venice and at the Holland Festival of Amsterdam.


Date: Da Sunday, June 17, 2018 a Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Time: At 6:00 pm

Organized by : ICFF

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Entrance : Free


TIFF Bell Lightbox and Cineplex Cinemas di Vaughan


Pasquale Catalano