Roberto GiglioROBERTO GIGLIO

Roberto Giglio is a singer-songwriter, author, and an arranger. During his career, he has collaborated with many artists, ranging from pop and jazz music to theater. Some of those artists include Patty Pravo, Sergio Cammariere, Gigi Proietti, Rodolfo Lagana, Greg, Alan Sorrenti, Enrico Pieranunzi, Saturnino, and Simone Cristicchi. 

He has also participated in important national events and TV shows like Sanremo Festival (2003); The May Day Concert (May 1st Concert in Piazza San Giovanni in Rome) (2010) and “Talk to Me” presented by Serena Dandini.

Since 2001, he has been the artistic director for Patty Pravo, curating her album Radio Station and following her participation in the Sanremo Festival in 2002 with the song “The immense”. In 2002, Giglio lived in Brazsil as a study 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 the Sanremo Festival as a singer-songwriter with the song “One Hundred Things” (that has sold 15 thousand copies ranking in the “Top of the Pops” chart) and in the show A record for the summer. In 2004, his first album Sei in listening was released by the Universal.

In 2007, his album The Fifth Season was released in Feltrinelli/Ricordi Media Stores. The album boasted the participation of prestigious guests like Enrico Pieranunzi and Saturnino.

In 2009, Giglio was the only songwriter to be invited to the Barcelona Jazz Festival in lineup with Wayne Shorter, Brad Meldhau, Cassandra Wilson, Kings of Convenience, and Chick Corea. On that occasion, Giglio was accompanied 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 Good evening again. On June 2012, Giglio released, with the Carosello, his new album Cinecittà, an original and elegantly popular work on the city of Rome that has a focus on  the cinema and art in the city.

His new disco-graphic 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, performed at the Sistina Theater in November of 2012.

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

In 2013, Giglio officially presented 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 Theater 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.