Edoardo Bruni is an italian pianist and composer from Trento.

Conservatories of Trento (Maddalena Giese) and Rotterdam (Aquiles Delle Vigne), subsequently studying in masterclasses with Arnaldo Cohen, Lazar Berman, Andra Schiff and Leonid Margarius. He graduated in composition with full marks at the Conservatory of Trento (Armando Franceschini, Carlo Galante, Cosimo Colazzo), later studying with Alexander Müllenbach, Azio Corghi, Luis Bacalov. He graduated in Philosophy with full marks at the University of Padova with a thesis “The teleonomic explanation in biology” (Prof. Giovanni Boniolo). He became a Ph.D. in Musicology at the University of Trento and the University of Paris IV – Sorbonne, graduating with full marks with a thesis “Systematic of pitches” (joint supervision Prof. Rossana Dalmonte – Prof. Nicolas Meeùs).

He has been performing regular concerts in Italy and Europe for decades, as a pianist (soloist and in chamber ensembles, with classical, contemporary and jazz programs) and as a composer (with several performances of his works). He is often invited as a member of the jury in national and international competitions of piano and composition. He has taught at the Scuola Musicale Giudicarie, and at the Conservatories of Verona, Padova, Trento, Siena, Frosinone, Riva Del Garda, Darfo-Brescia. He is actually teacher of Score Reading at the Conservatory of Vicenza. He is founder and president of Associazione Ars Modi, for which he is artistic director of several music festivals in Trentino:Più Piano, Katharsis, GiudiJazz, I Martedì di Casa Raphael (Roncegno), Concerti al Grand Hotel Terme (Comano Terme).

He formulated his own aesthetic vision in the Manifesto dell’Estetica della Catarsi, and formalised his personal and new compositional technique, the Pan-Modality, which intends to synthesise and surpass the duality between tonality and atonality. Relying on Aesthetic of Katharsis and on Pan-Modality, he is currently engaged in the compositional project Ars Modi – The Art of the Mode.

He published five CDs:

Bach: Goldberg Variations (ANIMA, Paris, 2013)

HyperSpectives: Complete piano works 1992-2002 (ANIMA, Paris, 2014)

HyperSpectives: Complete chamber music 1994-2008 (TACTUS, Bologna, 2021)

Ars Modi vol. 1: Ars Modi Works 2010-2014 (ANIMA, Paris, 2015)

Ars Modi vol. 2: Ars Modi Works 2015-2016 (TACTUS, Bologna, 2019)