Valentina Colonna

Italy, 1990

Valentina Colonna

Valentina Colonna (1990, Italy) is a poetess and piano composer. She published poetry books Dimenticato suono (2010) and La cadenza sospesa (2015). She stood out in several poetry competitions and she was presented as an emerging poet by Davide Rondoni. Her poems were published in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She is working on her Ph.D. in Digital Humanities at the University of Genoa and University of Turin. She is dedicated to phonetics and her research project is focused on the prosody of Italian poetry. After gaining her M.A. in Piano, she focused on the Baroque repertoire and earned her M.A. in interpretation of the ancient music at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) of Barcelona. Now she is devoted to piano composition and she performs her new concert projects with her piano music and poetry.