RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Italian composer Alberto Colla was born in Alessandria on 2 July 1968. He studied composition with Carlo Mosso, also studying piano, choral music and choral conducting, then specialised in composition, studying in Parma with Azio Corghi and in Rome at the Accademia Internationale Santa Cecilia.
He is particularly committed to realising large orchestral works, and has won many composition prizes for his writing.