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V I N C E N Z O R I C C A

Compositore, Autore.

Iscritto alla SIAE dal 1986.

Ha composto ed eseguito la maggior parte delle colonne sonore dei documentari del regista di fama mondiale Folco Quilici dal 1991 al 2015.
Ha composto ed eseguito colonne sonore per Rai, Istituto Luce, C.n.r., D.ar.c., emittenti satellitari Seasons e Sit Com,
per film cinematografici e televisivi Titanus, Cinecittà, Istituto Luce, Reteitalia
per i “corti” della Nuova Università del Cinema e della Televisione,
sigle, spot radio-tv, reportages tv,
ed un ampio catalogo di musica progressive, lounge, neobossa, new age, background, lirica, colonne sonore.
Katia Ricciarelli e Cecilia Gasdia, tra gli altri, hanno interpretato sue composizioni.
Collabora stabilmente con Steve Hackett dei Genesis, David Cross dei King Crimson David Jackson dei Van Der Graaf e tanti altri importi musicisti internazionali.
Ha curato i remix dei brani “I don’t care” di Madonna e della sigla dell’Isola dei Famosi.

V I N C E N Z O R I C C A

COMPOSER, LYRICIST, SONGWRITER

AN INTRODUCTION – RESUME 2017

Born 21th of August, 1962 in Cosenza, Italy. Lives and works in Rome.

Member of S.I.A.E. – Italian Performing Right Society – from 1986 both as a composer and lyricist.

SOUNDTRACKS
Composer, performer and producer of all soundtracks to Italian world fame director Folco Quilici’s documentaries from 1991 to 2015.
Soundtracks, jingles, background music for Rai, Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Italian National Research Council, D.ar.c., satellite broadcasts such as Seasons, Sit Com, Marco Polo, for Titanus Productions movies and television films, for “the shorts” of the New University of Cinema and Television, radio and TV commercials, reports TV.
A large lounge, neo bossa, new age, background music catalog.

DISCOGRAPHY
“Argomenti” (1993) – Nuova Fonit Cetra – Milano
“Americhe” (1993) – Nuova Fonit Cetra – Milano
“Medioevo, Rinascimento e ‘700” (1993) – Nuova Fonit Cetra – Milano
“Argomenti” (1993) – 2nd release – Nuova Fonit Cetra – Milano
“Glass case” (1996) – Nuova Fonit Cetra – Milano
“Tutti per uno” (1999) – original soundtrack from the motion film – Warner Chappell Music Italiana S.p.A. – Milano
“Millennium?” (2000) – Syncrecords – Milano.
“Chronos” (2003) – Il Salotto Verde Onlus – Cosenza
“L’Impero di Marmo – The Empire of Marble” (2006) – Soundiva S.r.l. – Cologno Monzese (Mi)
“Alareiks, il Re sepolto nella leggenda” cd+dvd (2011) – Heristal Entertainment – (Roma)
“The Rome Pro(G)ject” (2012) with Steve Hackett (Genesis), Francesco Di Giacomo (Banco/Bms), Richard Sinclair (Caravan/ Camel/Hatfield a t n), John Hackett, Nick Magnus, David Jackson (VDGG) and others – TRP (Roma)
“The Rome Pro(G)ject II – Of Fate And Glory” (2016) with Steve Hackett (Genesis), David Jackson (VDGG), Billy Sherwood (Yes) and others – TRP (Roma)

HIGHLIGHTS
Over 1,000 songs and compositions administrated by S.i.a.e..
His works have been released by Warner Chappel Music Italy, Cinecitta/Luce Nuova Fonit Cetra, Soundiva S.r.l. – Cologno Monzese (Mi), Smoothnotes/Gb Music – Roma, Heristal Entertaiment s.r.l – Roma
2008 – House Remix of Madonna’s “I don’t care”.
2009 – Arranged house, techno and trance versions of open and closing titles music to the italian version of “Celebrity Survivors” named “L’isola dei famosi” broadcasted on Rai2.

SONGS
As a songwriter, composed “Genti du’ suli”, performed by Italian world fame soprano singer Katia Ricciarelli during her 30th carrer anniversary tour.
Italian world fame soprano singer Cecilia Gasdia performed “La quiete dell’ esilio”, “Si! Presto tornerò” e “Ave Maria”.

EVENT CONCERTS
Rare, thematics multimedia concerts:
27.05.89 Cosenza, Teatro A. Rendano – 06.06.89 Roma, Chiostro di S. all’Aventino – “Musica del passato, Musica dal futuro”
27.11.89 Cosenza, Auditorium del Liceo Classico B. Telesio – “Onde elettroniche nel tempo”
22.04.99 Cosenza, Teatro A. Rendano – 20.08.99 Taormina, “Teatro Antico”, “Mediterraneo, concerto per il nostro mare”, inspired by tales and images by Folco Quilici. With Katia Ricciarelli and Andrea Giordana
06.12.02 Cosenza, Teatro Italia, “Chronos” with Cecilia Gasdia, Giovanna Nocetti ed Alma Manera.
02.06.03 “Moda Movie” how to set to music a haute couture dress.
27.12.03 Cosenza, Teatro A.Rendano, “Mediterraneo, Concerto per il nostro Mare” with Ukrainian State Orchestra and Academy Choir Dumka (130 elements) conducted by M° Stefano Trasimeni.
15.12.04 Cosenza, Teatro A. Rendano, “VSeeOnaRia – I suoni dipinti negli occhi”.
25.07.07 Sangineto, signature tune for “Festival EuroMediterraneo Cinema Giovane”.
21 e 22.03.09 “Dee e Miti” – Reggio Calabria world Premiere – Music by V. Ricca and M.P. Liotta.
20.12.2010 Cosenza, Teatro A. Rendano, “Alareiks, il Re sepolto nella leggenda”
11.02.2012 Cosenza, Cattedrale, “Il Sacro Dipinto in Festa”
20.03.2013 Rende (Cs), Università della Calabria, “SoundTrax”

AWARDS
– 1990 – “Nastro d’Argento” for “Fotomontaggi d’ Autore” by Mario Carbone;
– 1992 – 1st prize at Bogota International Festival (Colombia) for “America Americana” 4 episode series by Folco Quilici in the event of 500th Anniversary of America’s discovery;
– 2006 – Agon Festival Award (Athens – Greece) for “Empire of Marble” by Folco Quilici.
– 2010 – “Chronos” cd album is officially given by “Assessorato delle politiche culturali della Provincia di Cosenza” to the “Italian National State Discotheque”.
– 2010 – Honorable Mention on “Indaba Music” competition for Peter Gabriel “Games without frontiers” remix – 6th place out of 563.
– 2010 – 43rd “Premio Acqui Storia” for “L’Ultimo Volo” by Folco Quilici. Category “La Storia in Tv”.

SKILLS AND TASKS
– Attorney at Law;
– Publicist.
– As a contemporary music and “sound and vision” expert, he wrote, hosted and directed several radio programs for Italian Public Radio Broadcast Radio1 Rai.
– Soundtrack review page on Cinecittà magazine “Cinema e oltre”.
– Production, soundtrack and direction of tv documentaries;
– Executive producer to the film “Cosenza Vecchia” produced by SBS – Australia.
– Artistic manager (2001-2011) of Ass. Cult. “Il Salotto Verde” – Cosenza.
– Executive in charge of National Musicians Syndicate Southern Italy Dept. (2003).
– Co-producer of The Rome Pro(G)ject II’s promo video “S.P.Q.R.” with Steve Hackett (2016)
– Coordinator and Producer (2002-2004) of “Calabria: Spettacolo, Cultura, Tradizione, Turismo”, a three-year project developed for “Regione Calabria – Assessorato al Turismo e allo Spettacolo”
– Class in “Cinematographic Law” for “Cinecittà Holding, Consorzio I castelli della Sapienza, Università La Sapienza, Provincia di Roma e Comune di Genazzano” (2006).

CONTACTS

Vincenzo Ricca is at www.vincenzoricca.it, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.

Mobile:
(+39) 3292134402

E-mail:
info@vincenzoricca.it

Official website:
www.vincenzoricca.it

Facebook pages
https://www.facebook.com/TheRomeProGject/
https://www.facebook.com/vricca1

YouTube pages:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyCk98IruZqawlc_KZPgWLg?view_as=public
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=vincenzo+ricca

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SCARICA IL CURRICULUM


Nome

VINCENZO RICCA


Città

COSENZA


Prov

CS


CAP

87100


E-Mail

vincenzoriccatrp@libero.it


Web

www.vincenzoricca.it


Genere

Musicista


Settore

attore


Data di nascita

1962


Studio

Diploma di laurea Università “La Sapienza” – Roma


Formazione

Cinecittà studios / Cinecittà Holding


Collaborazioni

Folco Quilici – Titanus – Rai – Rai Fiction – Istituto Luce – Cinecittà Luce – Cinecittà Holding – Reteitalia – Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche – D.Ar.C.s.r.l. – Steve Hackett (Genesis)


Lingue

Italiano Inglese