Roberto GiglioROBERTO GIGLIO

Singer-songwriter, author and arranger, during his career he has collaborated with many artists, ranging from pop and jazz music and theatre (Patty Pravo, Sergio Cammariere, Gigi Proietti, Rodolfo Laganà, Greg, Alan Sorrenti, Enrico Pieranunzi, Saturnino, Simone Cristicchi) participating in important national events and tv shows like Sanremo Festival (2003); Il Concerto del Primo Maggio (May 1st Concert in Piazza San Giovanni in Rome) (2010) and “Parla con me” presented by Serena Dandini.

From 2001 until 2001 he has been artistic director for Patty Pravo, curating her album “Radio Station” and following her participation to Sanremo Festival in 2002 with the song “L’immenso”. In 2002 Giglio lived an experience in Brazil as a studio coordinator for international musicians like Jaques Morelenbaum (cello player for Sting and Sakamoto’s producer), collaborating as a co-arranger with the percussionist and art producer Marcelo Costa.

In 2003 he participated in Sanremo Festival as singer-songwriter with the song “Cento Cose” (that has sold 15thousand copies ranking in the “Top of the Pops” chart) and in the show “Un disco per l’estate”. In 2004 his first album  “Sei in ascolto” was released by the Universal.

In 2007 his album “La quinta stagione” was released in Feltrinelli/Ricordi Media Stores. The album boast the participation of prestigious guests like Enrico Pieranunzi and Saturnino.

In 2009 Giglio was the only songwriter to be invited at Barcellona Jazz Festival in lineup with Wayne Shorter, Brad Meldhau, Cassandra Wilson, Kings of Convenience and Chick Corea. On that occasion, Giglio was accompained by Alessandro Gwis at the piano and Flavio Boltro on trumpet. In 2009 he met Gigi Proietti: Giglio wrote some tunes for his shows like the last “Di nuovo buonasera a tutti”. On June 2012 Giglio relased, with the Carosello, his new album “Cinecittà”, an original and elegantly popular work about the city of Rome, about the cinema and art in general.

His new discographic project boasted the participation of Gigi Proietti, Greg, Sergio Cammariere and Flavio Boltro. Giglio has written the music for the show “Campo de’ Fiori” by Rodolfo Laganà, perfomed at Sistina Theatre in november 2012.

In 2013, Giglio composed the original soundtrack of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet directed by Gigi Proietti and staged at the Globe Theatre of Rome.

In 2013, Giglio presented officially his project Cinecittà at the Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome with Rodolfo Laganà as a special guest. In his shows, organized  at Caracalla by the Opera Theatre of Rome, Gigi Proietti performed the Giglio’s tune “San Lorenzo”. In 2014 Giglio wrote the music for the show “Nudo Proprietario” by Rodolfo Laganà.