Ludovico Einaudi, Italian pianist and composer, is known for his film scores and popular, well known classical albums I Giorni (2007) Nightbook (2009) and In A Time Lapse (2013). His first solo piano album, Le Onde (1996) achieved mainstream success, especially in the UK and Italy, setting the tone for his far reaching career, inspiring a love of classical music across generations. Ludovico Einaudi's entrancing melodies have helped to bring to life films such as Insidious (2010), and the Ricky Gervais TV series Derek (2012). Ludovico Einaudi has captivated audiences across the globe, and continues to elate and inspire through his world wide performances. Not to be missed: buy your Ludovico Einaudi tickets today at StubHub.com.
Ludovico Einaudi: Background Information
Ludovico Einaudi was born in Turin, Italy in 1955, and began composing as a teenager. He later studied at the Conservatorio Verdi in Milan. Following his conservatoire education, Ludovico Einaudi spent years composing in traditional musical forms. It was not until the mid 1980s that he began to experiment and search for a more unique voice of his own: an ambient, meditative mix with influences from contemporary pop and minimalism which has become his signature, introspective sound that endears him to sell out audiences.
Ludovico Einaudi's Big Achievements
Ludovico Einaudi began composing film soundtracks in the mid 1990s, and has received several awards for his work. His first ventures onto the big screen were with two films by Michele Sordillo, the second of which, Acquario, (1996) won Ludovico Einaudi the Grolla d'oro award for best soundtrack. In 2000, he composed the soundtrack for Fuori del mondo, which was nominated for an Oscar and which won the Echo Klassik award in 2002 in Germany. In 2002, Einaudi's film soundtrack for Luce del miel occhi won an Italian award for Best Film Score.
In addition to his soundtrack successes, Ludovico Einaudi brought classical music to new audiences with his June 2011 appearance on BBC Radio 1 with presenter Greg James, and the airing of Ludovico Einaudi's solo piano piece I Giorni. Due to repeated airing throughout June 2011, I Giorni went on to enter the UK singles chart at number 32, giving rise to Ludovico Einaudi's reputation as a popular classical composer.
Ludovico Einaudi continues to perform sell out concerts and tours all over the world. Do not miss this truly enthralling composer and performer; buy your Ludovico Einaudi tickets today!