Lorenzo Troiani was born in Rome, Italy, in 1989.
He studied composition with Rosario Mirigliano, Salvatore Sciarrino and Clemens Gadenstätter.
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, B.Ferneyhough, J.Manuel Lopez Lopez, C.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 perfermed by different ensembles such as Neue Vocalsolisten, Quatuor Diotima, Klangforum Wien, Quartetto Prometeo, MDI ensemble, Quatuor Tana, Curious Chamber Players, Divertimento ensemble, OENM Salzburg, Vertixe Sonora ensemble, Ensemble L’Arsenale, Promenade Sauvage, and in different parts of the world: Italy, Germany, Austria, France, Lithuania, Canada, Scotland, England, Ireland, Cyprus, Spain, Slovenia, USA, Brazil, Argentina etc.
His work is supported by different institutions such as Amis de la Fondation Royaumont, Stiftung Sulzberg, Mixtur BNC, Künstlerhaus Eckernförde etc.
The poetry of Paul Celan and Francis Ponge, the works of Paul Klee and Jannis Kounellis, the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy 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.