"In his electro-acoustic works and cooperations with filmmakers, he is – starting from noisy instrumental sounds and field recordings – designing fascinating sound worlds of idiosyncratic brusque beauty." (Daniel Mayer)


Giuseppe Iacono graduated in 2001 in Violin at the Conservatory of Naples, Italy, with Gabriela Drasarova and Aldo Matassa. In 2003 he graduated in Composition at the Conservatory of Milan, Italy, with Paolo Rimoldi. He also attended several Masterclasses in Composition with composers such as Ivan Fedele, Alessandro Solbiati, Claudio Ambrosini, and a Violin Masterclass at the “Scuola Civica” in Milan with Carlo Feige.

From 2002 to 2005 he studied Electronic Music at the Conservatory of Como, with Giovanni Cospito. In 2006 he attended the Sonology Course at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag, The Netherlands. Giuseppe Iacono has collaborated with the filmmakers Reynold Reynolds, Silvia Schedelbauer, Vanessa Woods, Samantha Clark.

The video Way fare (directed by Sylvia Schedelbauer with music of Giuseppe Iacono) received the award for “Best Sound Design” at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, USA. In 2011 he participated in the “48 Stunden Neukoelln” Festival, Berlin and in the “TransMediale – Art&Digital Culture Festival”, Berlin. In the same year he followed a Violin masterclass at the UDK, Berlin, with the violinist Mo Yi, assistant of Nora Chastain.

In 2014 partecipated with an audio installation and a violin performance to the exhibition by Italian sculptor Giovanni De Angelis at the Aragonese Castle, Ischia (Italy). In May 2015 he has been guest of the Ohrenhoch Gallery, Berlin. In October 2015 he has partecipated to the ICSC 2015 (3rd International Csound Conference) in St. Petersburg with Under the Skin.

In January 2016 he has given a lecture at the Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustic of Graz (IEM). In the same month “La rosa incarnata del suono” was played in concert in the Minoritensaal, Graz, on the initiative of the Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten.

In November 2016 he has been Composer in residence at the ConservatĂłrio de MĂşsica de Seia, Portugal, guest of the Festival Dias de MĂşsica ElectroacĂşstica. During this staying  he held lectures in the Conservatory of Seia and in the Conservatory of Viseu.

Giuseppe Iacono regularly performs in duo with piano and organ, or in several kinds of ensembles.