About Lorenzo Orsenigo

Lorenzo Orsenigo is an Italian percussionist, performer and performative composer specializing in contemporary music. He has performed in many countries around the world, from Austria to Norway, Belgium to Oman. Lorenzo’s artistic career is characterized by a wide range of collaborations with symphony and opera orchestras, wind orchestras, chamber ensembles, and pop/jazz bands. He has performed several world and Italian premieres by numerous composers, including: Matteo Franceschini, Andrea Portera, Umberto Pedraglio, Piergiorgio Ratti, John Psathas, Casey Cangelosi, Matt Curlee, Paul Bissell, Timothy Peterson, Luca Mazzilli and Vittorio Zago.

Lorenzo’s artistic language is constantly evolving. Aiming to expand his expressive possibilities, he recently founded a duo with guitarist Verena Merstallinger to experiment with new interdisciplinary and performative approaches.

He graduated at Conservatorio “G. Verdi” of Como (IT) in 2021. Further studies at the Norwegian Academy of Music (Oslo, NO), under the guidance of Rob Waring, Jennifer Torrence, Tomas Nilsson and Bjorn A. Loken.

Lorenzo attended several masterclasses with many internationally renowned artists, including: Mike Mainieri, Marco Bianchi, Rihards Zalupe, Edgards Saksons, Josh Jones, Guy Woods, Kjetil Skøyen and he also joined the interdisciplinary course “Labo-ChampdAction 2021” in Antwerp, Belgium.

Lorenzo is a new Doctoral Candidate – Dr. Artium Program – at the University of Music and Performing Arts (KUG) of Graz (AT).