Karl Fiorini - Composer  

Karl Fiorini (b.1979) has studied composition with Charles Camilleri, at the University of Malta. His works were performed at the Aberystwyth Arts Festival, Wales; The Sousse International Festival, Tunis; the Konzerthaus in Berlin; the Leipzig Gewandhaus; and the Kurhaus inWiesbaden as part of the Europamusicale Festival (2004), and at the Tsai Performance Centre in Boston. He has also collaborated on theatrical performances suc as Peter Weill's Marat/Sade and coordinated the 2003/04 Windows on Music, an initiative between the Manoel Theatre and the Ministry for Culture and Tourism. In May 2003 Karl represented Malta at the Music in Europe conference which was held in Brussels and formed part of the Malta Council for the Arts and Culture, music subcommittee section.

In December 2003 Karl was awarded a Bursary from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to pursue a Masters program in Music composition and in September 2004 he won the Alea III Internation Composition Competition, which was held in Boston with the work; Trio "Lamina" for Violin, Clarinet and Piano. This work was acclaimed by Lukas Foss, Gunther Schuller, Samuel Haedrich, Roman Totenberg and Theodore Antoniou.

Karl was commission by Inzjamed, a non govermental organisation, which promotes culture in the Mediterranean basin, to compose “Solitudni fil-Belt” (Solitude in the City) a work for Narrator, Mezzo Soprano, Violin/Viola, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, and Piano.
Karl was also invited to compose a work for the XII edition of the Youth Biennial 2005.