STEFANO GIANNOTTI, born in 1963, is a composer, radioartist, and performer. He studied composition in Italy with Pietro Rigacci and Alvin Curran. He has performed in several European countries with the guitar music group, Trio Chitarristico Lucchese and was Artist-in-Residence in Berlin under the German academic Exchange Program (DAAD). He received the Karl-Sezuka-Preis twice for radio-art.
His repertoire ranges from performance, radio, and video-art to chamber, orchestra, and vocal music. His works develop themes on landscape, memory, life cycles, languages and the human voice. His compositions have been performed in international festivals in Wrocław, Helsinki, Berlin. Yokohama, Hong Kong, Karlsruhe, Taipei, North Carolina, Rotterdam among others. He also formed a band, OTEME, a mixed ensemble fusing chamber music and avant-garde rock. He has had productions with RAI Radio 1, RAI Radio 3, Polskie Radio, O. R. F., Radio France Culture, WDR Kőln SFB, Deutschland-Radio, Saarländicher Rundfunk, SWR, ABC.