Aurora Muratti Resume
| Aurora Muratti is a well known artist, and holds a degree of Bachelor of Music, in performance, at The University of Melbourne (Australia), where she studied on scholarship. Aurora's "musical pedigree" derives from the great pianists Claudio Arrau and Alfred Cortot. After graduating with first class honors (top of the class), she dedicated her work to composition and studied with noted English composer Peter Tahourdin and American composer Barry Connyingham and subsequently gained the post graduate degree of Master of Music, in contemporary composition.
Aurora's debut was at 6 years of age where she performed live on national television and was acclaimed as being a child prodigy. She was invited to play all over Australia and at the age of 14, Aurora received a critics award for the most outstanding interpreter of Mozart's works. Aurora has numerous first place trophies winning every competition she has entered. As a consequence she was and still is invited to adjudicate major competitions.
Aurora has played as a solo guest artist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, with distinguished conductors, including John Hopkins, Leonard Dommet, David Meashim and Japanese conductor Hiroyuki Iwaki. She has recorded for the Australian Broadcasting Commission, the New Zealand Broadcasting Commission and appeared with the Melbourne String Quartet, the Victorian Flute Guild, the Como Camerata and has shared the stage with Hepzibah Menhuin playing a soreÃ© of two piano chamber works.
Highly acclaimed by both audiences and critics Aurora Muratti has produced three albums and is also involved with the recording of film music. She has recorded for feature length movies including ‘The Devil's Playground', ‘Bazza McKenzie' ‘Eliza Fraser', ‘The Cars that Ate Paris', ‘Summerfield' and the popular international television series ‘The Sullivans'. She was invited as a special guest artist on the famous TV series ‘Neighbours'.
Aurora has worked in European countries such as the UK, Italy and Malta. In Italy, she composed and orchestrated the theme song for the opening of the “l'Isola del Cinema” film festival in Rome. The theme song was performed by the orchestra of the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia and Aurora played the piano. Since then, the directors of Santa Cecilia have asked her to compose more music. Aurora has been commissioned and written critical material for Australian compositions which premiered in London and were extensively used for the media in the UK.
Aurora's playing has been described as fiery and yet poetically sensitive. She is an accredited examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board at Melbourne University and the College of the Arts and is currently residing and working in Italy.
Updated: October 21, 2011
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