Paolo Vivaldi was born on January 20, 1964 in Rome, Italy.  He graduated at the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome under the guidance of teacher Teresa Procaccini.

For over 2 decades he has been very busy scoring for television, cinema and theater, all of which he conducts himself.  He has built a very solid and robust body of work.
Some of his most known works include

TV :  “Don Zeno – L’uomo di Nomadelfia” (Gianluigi Calderone), “De Gasperi”  and “Einstein” (Liliana Cavani), “Rino Gaetano” (Marco Turco), “David Copperfield” (Ambrogio Lo Giudice), “La Baronessa di Carini” (Umberto Marino), “Olivetti, la Forza di un Sogno” (Michele Soavi), “K2 - la Montagna degli Italiani” (Robert Dornhelm), “Barabba” (Roger Young), “Edda Ciano e il Comunista” and “Gli Anni Spezzati” (Graziano Diana), “La Leggenda Del Bandito e Del Campione” and “Luisa Spagnoli” (Lodovico Gasparini), “Pietro Mennea – La Freccia Del Sud” and “Boris Giuliano” (Ricky Tognazzi).

CINEMA  “Ghost Son” (Lamberto Bava), “Salvatore Questa è la Vita” and “La bella società” (Gian Paolo Cugno), “Maternity Blues” (Fabrizio Cattani),  Claudio Caligari's “Non Essere Cattivo”  (Italian Nominee for the 2016 Academy Awards, winner of “Film of the year” award at Nastri d’Argento 2016, multipe award nominee at David di Donatello awards), “Il Permesso” (Claudio Amendola), “Lasciami Per Sempre” (Simona Izzo).

Among his multiple compositions for the theatre  “Una Tragedia feale”(Giuseppe Patroni Griffi), “Zio Vania” (Sergio Fantoni), “Shakespeare Re di Napoli” (Ruggero Cappuccio), Cechov's “Tre Sorelle”, (Maurizio Panici) and Moliére “L'avaro” with Lello Arena and Claudio di Palma's direction.

On the 4th of July 2014 he conducted the "Independence Orchestra" in the concert-event "Orvieto4Ever", featuring pieces from international soundtracks (Williams, Morricone, Rota, etc.), and seven songs personally arranged for orchestra alongside the original singers and musicians: Kevin Costner & Modern West and the winner of 2 Grammy Awards in 2014, Kacey Musgraves.

He also holds a master class in the cinema section of DAMS in Rome 3 and the University of Calabria, at LUISS and at the "Roberto Rossellini" Institute for Cinema and Television in Rome.

PAOLO VIVALDI
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  • 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 Wins the "Sonora - Musica per l'immagine" award.
  • 2012 Wins the "Colonnesonore.net" award for the film “Maternity Blues”
  • 2016 Wins the "Colonnesonore.net" award for the film “ “Non Essere Cattivo”, and for the “Best Musician of the year” category
  • 2016 Wins the "Grifone d’Oro" from the city of Perugia for “Luisa Spagnoli”
  • 2016 Wins the "ModaMovie" Cinema-award
  • 2016 is Nominated as best musician for the "David di Donatello" award for “Non Essere Cattivo”.