piano / new-classical / ambient
Born in Bergamo (Italy) in 1969, Corrado Rossi graduated in piano in 1997 and immediately began devoting his innate artistic sensibility to the composition of classical music (soundtracks and piano solos) and, in more recent years, to the composition and production of melodic electronic music.
His first CD “Corrado Rossi” which came out in 2006 is predominantly an Ambient/Easy Listening style album, but it also contains a number of electronic soundtracks as well as songs with just piano and orchestra.
In 2007 he released his second CD “Waitings” - a collection of Piano solos – and won the Golden Kayak on IAC.com with “Where” as Best Classical song. In 2008 he published the Album “Constellations”, inspired by the music of “The Alan Parsons Project” band, produced in collaboration with the German composer Syngularity and many other musicians from around the world (USA, Australia, Spain, Germany, UK, Italy).
Winner of the Nokia Trend Lab Award (2009) with the song “Mercury”: the song has been released in the compilation "Hit Mania 2009: Stand Up Selection" in Italy (100.000 copies). In 2010 he released two new Albums: the Symphonic/Soundtrack Album “The Wood of Kites” and “Road to India”, a collaboration with an Indian Sarod player (Ed. Silk Road/Universal publishing).
In 2011 he published, in collaboration with the New Age band “The Wimshurst's Machine”, the Album “Tokyo Rain” (Ed. Astranova, UK).
Winner with his song “Eclipse” as Best Ambient-New Age song at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2011: the Event took place at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, LA, on Nov. 17th.
Nominated in Classical category with his String Quartet & Piano piece “In the Peony Garden” at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2012.
In November 2012 he has released the new Electronic EP “Panta Rei”.
First gig outside Italy in 2013, with a Show that took place in Alicante, Spain, in August.Now he is working on the new Album with new compositions for String Quartet and Piano.
Corrado has composed original tracks for a number of music production agencies and a number of his compositions have been used in nationwide television productions (RAI, La7, Disney Channel, Fox Life) in Italy.
All his Albums are available on iTunes.