Davide Piero Runcini
An extraordinary composer-performer
Davide Piero Runcini started his concert activities both as a soloist and as an accompanist. He gives concerts in many Italian cities (Genoa, Chiavari, Milan, Orvieto, Lucca, Rome, Tuscania, Rapallo, Biella, etc.) and is acclaimed by the general public and music critics.
Since 2006, he has been working with the painter Arianna Defilippi for the study of the combination of sounds and colours in music in various "concerts/exhibitions". The first one took place on 16 December 2008 at the San Francesco Auditorium in Chiavari for the 20th anniversary of the
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, funded by UNICEF.
In 2009 and 2010, he worked with the actor Francesco Deri for a theatrical performance entitled 'Horatio' (based on 'Shakespeare's Hamlet') with a live performance of 'Pictures at an Exhibition' by Mussorgsky on the stage of the Altrove Theatre in Genoa and the Lux Theatre in Pisa. For the bicentenary of the birth of Chopin and Schumann in 2010, he was invited to the prestigious concerts of "The Afternoons of the Borsieri Foundation" in Lecco, "Music and the Sea" in Sori, "Music Anniversaries" in Naples. In 2011 he was enthusiastically welcomed at the "Nekar Music Festival" at Horneck Castle Gundelsheim.
The newspaper "Helbronner Estimates" calls it " The Sweet King of Keys ".
A distinguished composer, he performed some of his works for the Genoa Youth Orchestra at the storytelling competition entitled " 10 stories for a concert", held at the Auditorium Maestrale
of the old port of Genoa in 1999.
In 2005, he composed the music for a play entitled 'La Storia nel Vuoto' ('History in the Void') written and directed by Christian Zecca and in 2007.
The album will be released in 2020 on the Sonitus.
In the same vein, he also composed a piece entitled "Il Soffio del Dio".
('The Breath of God') by Modestina Caputo.
In 2008, he composed and conducted the soundtrack for the film 'The Devil Comes to Hell and Stays Where You Belong' by Masimilian and Nina Breedera Nocrew production from New York. In 2017, his 'Porpora Suite' for string quartet was included in the first CD of Vaughan String Quartet and published by Valle Edizioni and Rugginenti.