Domenico Tagliente

Docente di Organo

Domenico Tagliente appears frequently at major national and international organ festivals and conventions; has played many recitals throughout Italy, Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Monaco, Spain. Concert appearances have included Bachfest Leipzig , Salzburg Organ Festival, Festival d’Avignon, Vienna Organ Concerts, Santa Maria del Fiore Florence, Musikfestspiele Saarbrücken, Vilnius Festival…

He is well-known for his organ- improvisations on many silent film, like “The Phantom of the opera” of Rupert Julian, or “Christus” of Giulio Antamoro, he also improvises with organ and live electronics in many festival for Contemporary Music.

He studied Organ and Composition in Vienna and Rome. He received the Master’s degree and Artist Diploma from the Vienna “University of Music” Austria (H. Haselböck, A. Mitterhofer). He also earned his Master of Musicology in DAMS, Italy.

He is Professor of Organ and Composition at “Nino Rota” Conservatory (Italy) and visiting Professor at Vienna University of Music (2007 and 2008). In addition he gives numerous Master classes (University of Weimar, London, Poznan) and conferences on Italian Music (G. Frescobaldi, baroque Italian organ repertoire in Naples… ).


Academic Background

Master Arts Degree ("Magister Artium") at Vienna “University of Music” Austria (Dr.Prof. H.Haselböck, Prof. A. Mitterhofer)

Master Degree in Musicology (DAMS,Italy)

Study of Organ and Composition in Rome, Italy (G. Agostini, T. Procaccini)

Master Classes with Daniel Roth, L.F. Tagliavini, Martin Haselböck, L. Tamminga

Professional Accomplishments

Arts Director of “Minoritenkirche” (Italian National Church) Vienna

Arts Director of “Bari International Organ Festival”, Bari, Italy

Professor of Organ and Composition at “Nino Rota” Conservatory (Italy)

Visiting Professor at Vienna University of Music (2007)

Visiting Professor at and Weimar and Lübeck Univ. of Music (2008)

Concert performances as solo performer in various concert cycles such as

Bach Fest 2007 Leipzig (Germany)

St. Stephan Cathedral -Vienna- (Austria)

International Organ Festival in Avignon (France)

International Salzburg Organ Concerts (Austria)

"Wiener Orgelkonzerte" -Vienna- (Austria)

St. Görans Church -Stockholm- (Sweden)

Karlstad Cathedral (Sweden)

International Festival in “Santa Maria del Fiore” Firenze (Italy)

International Organ Festival Treviso (Italy)

International Organ Festival “V. Colombo” Friuli, (Italy)

“Otto Ollson Organ Serie” Kristinehamn Church (Sweden)

St. Pauli Church -Goteborg- (Sweden)

Sommer Festival in Martin Luther Church -Halmstad- (Sweden)

Janacek Academy -Brno- (Czech Republic)

Organ festival in “Charente” -Rochefoucauld-(France)

International Organ Festival in Saarbrücken and Tholey (Germany)

International Organ Festival in Zürich and Zug (Switzerland)

Ab Harmoniae Festival, Montecarlo (Monaco), Bergamo (Italy)

“Organi antichi”, Bologna (Italy)

“Orgue Plus” Strasbourg (France)

“Le Maettle” Stosswihr (France)

St. Ursula Church -Vienna- (Austria)

"Kaiser‑Jubileums Kirche" -Vienna- (Austria)

Amici della Musica “A. Speranza” -Taranto- (Italy)

“ Orgelsommer Nikolaikirche -Leipzig- (Germany)

“Reger Festival” -Merano- (Italy)

International Organ Festival in Battipaglia (Italy)

Santa Rita, Torino, (Italy)

“Concerti Dell’Ateneo” Bari University (Italy)

“Santa Croce” International Organ Festival -Bari- (Italy)

International Organ Festival, Ragusa (Italy)

F.Xaverius Church -Düsseldorf- (Germany)

International Organ Festival Dom Villach (Austria)

Organ Festival Kielce (Poland)

International Organ Festival Senigallia (Italy)

International Organ Festival in Camaiore (Italy)

Fondazione Teatro S. Carlo, Neapel (Italy)

Associazione Vallisa, Bari (Italy)

Associazione Abusuan (Bari ) Italy

Organ Series of Museum of Lecce (Italy)

“Fiori Musicali” Organ Series in Bari (Italy)

Theater and Film productions as composer :

2007 : “Nativitas”, Installation for live electronics, Minoritenkirche Vienna

2006: “The Phamtom of the Opera”, Live soundtrack for silent film

2005: “Christus”: Live soundtrack for silent film

2005: “Il Cammino” Soundtrack (Sky production)

2003: “Vlora” Soundtrack

2002: “Eccomi” Soundtrack (Sky production)

2002: “Mosaik!” (organ and Live electronics), Sankt Pölten Dom

2000: “Sacrae Rapresentationes” (Florence Cathedral, Bergamo,Vienna etc. )

1999: “Kunst in der Kapelle”,Kaiserjubileumskirche, Vienna

1998: “Jonathan” (Soundtrack ) (Mediaset productions)

1995: “Einfach MAD”, Residenztheater -Vienna-

1995: “Filius”, Theater am Spittelberg, - Vienna-

He also works as composer for experimental films, sacred music, concert of Computer music, etc.