Emanuele de Raymondi is a music composer and sound artist born in Rome, Italy in 1976. He is working in the fields of immersive installations, cross-media, film music, contemporary classical and electro-acoustic work. His primary focus has been on the relationship between sound, media arts and architectural space. He holds a bachelor of music in Composition from Berklee College of Music, Boston and a diploma in Modern Guitar from Musicians Institute, Los Angeles.
In early 2018 he composed the music and developed the 3D soundscape (with Jacopo Carreras) for Inside Plasma, an immersive installation presented at Centre Pompidou, Paris and realized by Danny Rose in collaboration with Labex PLAS@PAR Sorbonne University’s cluster of excellence focused on plasma physics.
As a film composer, Emanuele de Raymondi, scored Cuori Puri by director Roberto De Paolis (Cannes Film Festival, Quinzaine des Realisateurs, 2017), Saro by Enrico Maria Artale,(winner best documentary at the Turin Film Festival, 2017), Carlo Lavagna’s Arianna (IT, 2015, Venice Film Festival) and Corrado Sassi’s Waves (IT, 2013, Rome Film Fest). He also scored music for TV trailers such as Blade Runner 2049 by Dennis Villeneuve (2017) and The Beguilded by Sofia Coppola (2017).
He collaborated with Benjamin Pech and other dancers of the Opera de Paris for a performance at the Gagosian gallery (Le Jardin Decompose, Paris 2014), a mixed media event of contemporary art, dance and music.
He has a long established collaboration with the Paris based media arts collective Danny Rose, writing music for large scale, award winning multimedia shows and installations including Organic Vibrations (Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art, 2016), Mechanized Colour Assemblage (AEAF Award, Australia 2015), Play Me (DIGI Award, New York 2014), Illusion (Guangzhou Light Festival, China, 2015), Eyes of the Resistance (Museo della Memoria, Milan 2015). He scored the multimedia theatre play L’Illusionista, a tribute to Italo Calvino (Teatro dei Rinnovati, Siena, Italy 2011).
His compositions have been performed at numerous international festivals such as Tribeca New Music Festival, Vivid Sydney, Istanbul New Music Days, the Venice Biennale, Les Digitales (Switzerland). He performed in venues such as The Stone (New York).
For the Zerokilled label he has released three records of electroacoustic music: Buyukberber Variations, a collaboration with Turkish clarinet virtuoso Oguz Buyukberber, and Ultimo Domicilio, a sonorization of photographer Lorenzo Castore’s work and the Exul Ep. All records have been broadcasted by international radio such BBC, Radio WPS1 Art (USA), DLF (Germany), PBS (Australia), Radio Rai (Italy).
De Raymondi interest in blending electronic forms with traditional song structures and Jazz idioms found an outlet in his side-project with Tokyo based Turkish pianist-singer-composer Selen Gülün and Italian tenor saxophone virtuoso Marcello Allulli. The trio first record first album Kapi was recorded in Istanbul and was released in 2017.