An Italian native, Christian Paterniti graduated in piano and composition with top marks and honours.

Encouraged by a search for creativity, he devotes himself mostly to compositional activity. He started to study composition with Carmelo Chillemi and participated in various seminars: in July 2016 with the Oscar winner John Corigliano on music architecture; in October 2019 with Paolo Vivaldi on picture sound; from June to October 2020 he was admitted to high musical composition course with Mauro Bonifacio and Azio Corghi at the “Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna”.

In the academic year 2020/2021 he was admitted to the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome in the class of Ivan Fedele.

He won first prizes in chamber music, piano, composition competitions, and call for scores.

As a composer he has likewise obtained over forty awards, acknowledgments, and performances, as well as in Italy, in Wien, Athens, Paris, New York, Seattle, Boston, North Hampton, Busan (South Korea), São Paulo, Montréal (Canada), Bétera, Malaga, A Coruña (Spain), Kwidzyn (Poland), Chişinău (Moldova).

His composition works and musical essays are published by Florestano Edizioni, Preludio Edizioni, Agenda edizioni, LIM Libreria Musicale Italiana and MD Edizioni (Italy), Pizzicato Verlag Helvetia (Switzerland), Da Vinci Publishing (Japan).

His music was selected in a PARMA Recordings Call for Scores and has been recorded for Navona Records, Phasma-Music, Tactus broadcast by Radio CEMAT, Radio Mozart Italia and performed all over the world.

He is teaching at the Conservatory of Reggio Calabria (Italy).


Moto Eterno

Release Date: March 26, 2021
Catalog Number: NV6341
21st Century
Piano Trio
Ten international composers showcase their respective styles on MOTO ETERNO, the latest installment of NAVONA's successful MOTO chamber music series. Like the previous MOTO releases, MOTO ETERNO is the result of a wide-ranging Call For Scores and a scrupulous selection process. Acclaimed piano trio Trio Casals (Ovidiu Marinescu, cello; Alexandr Kislitsyn, violin; Anna Kislitsyna, piano), masterfully perform their favorite picks.