RICCARDO SINIGAGLIA (it) ~ Friday October 5th -
Born in Arona in 1953, Riccardo Sinigaglia is an architect as well as musician. He teaches electronic music at Milan Conservatory where he studied during the Seventies with Angelo Paccagnini. His work is based on modes, mean tone, pitagorean scales and complex polyrhythmics: he is deeply involved in ethnomusicology, the elements of which are revisited and employed in his musical language.
In the 80's, together whith Walter Maioli and Gabin Dabiré, he founds the group Futuro Antico, a cross beetwin electronic and etno shamanic music.
In 1985 he founded, together with Mario Canali, the audio-visual art group Correnti Magnetiche beginning to work with digital system. Correnti Magnetiche uses computerized systems in order to create audio-visual compositions, and produces videotapes, installations and live-electronics concerts.