MARCO MOLTENI was born in Como (Italy) in 1962.
He studied composition with Luciano Chailly and Giuseppe Giuliano; electronic music with Riccardo Sinigaglia at the Conservatory of Music of Milan, getting his diploma in 1985 and 1988.
He attended several perfectioning courses like : Accademia Chigiana – Siena (Franco Donatoni); Atelier de Recherche Instrumental IRCAM – Paris; Darmstadt Ferienkurse.
His music has been rewarded and recognized in important international competitions (Gaudeamus Music week – Concorso Internaz. “Casella” – Concorso Internaz. Icons Torino – Concorso Internazion. Guido d’Arezzo – Festival WNMD 2010 Sydney – IBLA Grand Prize NY- International Festival of Electroacoustic Music MUSLAB Mexico – NYCEMF Electroacoustic Music Festival New York etc.) and played in several places like IRCAM, Chigiana Novità Siena, Festival Antidogma Torino, Ferienkurse fur Neue Musik Darmstadt, Gaudeamus Musik Week Amsterdam, Nuove Sincronie Milano, International Review of Composers Belgrad …
His music has been broadcasted by Radio France, RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, ABC Sidney, CBC Toronto etc. and it has been published by BMG Ricordi and Ars Publica.
for six instruments
The piece for ensemble “Tripled Yellow” was written in 2017 and is the transcription and further elaboration for six performers of the piece for clarinet and piano entitled “Yellow for Piet”, inspired by the yellow color inserted in the Piet Mondrian painting “Broadway Boogie. Woogie “.
The clarinet has an almost concerting part and at the end of both pieces there is a short boogie.woogie.