Lorenzo Troiani was born in Italy (Rome 1989) and lives in Vienna.
He studied composition with Salvatore Sciarrino, Clemens Gadenstätter, Gerd Kühr and Chaya Czernowin in the Conservatory of Rome, Conservatory of Latina, University of music and performing arts Graz and Harvard University.
He also studied electronic Music with Hans Tutschku at Harvard University.
He attended lessons, master classes and courses with musicians and composers who helped him to find a personal way of thinking, among them: B.Furrer, M.Andre, J.Schöllhorn, M.Trojahn, P.Manoury, S.Takasugi, B.Ferneyhough, J.Manuel Lopez Lopez, Chaya Czernowin, S.Gervasoni, D.Kourliandski and F.Filidei.
He took part in differents academies such as: IMPULS Academy, Accademia Chigiana, programme Voix nouvelles of the Fondation Royaumont etc.
His music has been performed by different ensembles such as Klangforum Wien, Neue Vocalsolisten, Quatour Diotima, MDI ensemble, Schallfeld ensemble, Phace ensemble, Quatuor Tana, Quartetto Prometeo, OENM Salzburg, Ensemble L’Arsenale and in different parts of the world: Italy, Germany, Austria, France, England, Scotland, Belgium, Canada, USA, Brazil, Argentina, etc.
His work has been supported by different institutions such as Amis de la Fondation Royaumont, Villa Sträuli, Schloss Wiepersdorf, Künstlerhaus Eckernförde etc.
He has been Composer in Residence in several Festivals and Institutions such as: Künstlerhaus Eckernförde (Germany 2017), IZZM Klagenfurt (Austria 2017), Schloss Wiepersdorf (Germany 2016), Villa Sträuli (Switzerland 2015).
Some of his compositions are published by Universal Edition Wien, Sconfinarte and Col Legno label.
The poetry of Paul Celan and Francis Ponge, the works of Paul Klee and Jannis Kounellis, the philosophy of J-L. Nancy and Jacques Derrida have a crucial role in his music.
He graduated in Philosophy at the University "Roma Tre" of Rome with Paolo D’Angelo and Elio Matassi with a dissertation on ontological thinking of Paul Klee. At the moment he is specializing in the study of post-Nietzschean ontology, especially in its links with the thought of the pre-Socratic thinkers.