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Ludovico Einaudi is one of the top composers and pianists of the contemporary music scene. His music has been characterized as ambient, classic, minimalistic, contemporary and deeply touching, welcoming stillness in a hectic, chaotic world.
He is one of the most wanted recording artists worldwide and the characteristic quality of his music has made him also one of the most best selling artists in the world. His commercial success touches the number of 600.000 copies sold in 10 European countries.
He has collaborated with many great artists, as Ballake Sissoko, Rodrigo Leaho (founding member of Madredeus), Turkish soloist Mercan Dede etc. and has given live performances in some of the most prestigious venues in the world, such as The Barbican and Royal Albert Hall in London, the Philarmonic Hall in Liverpool, the Kennedy Center in Washington, the Philarmonie Kammermusiksaal in Berlin, Le Trianon in Paris etc.
Ludovico Einaudi's music had also been very successful in the field of cinema and TV (TV series CSI, Fuori del Mondo, This is England etc.). Apart from the field of arts, his music is also present in the field of advertising (Sony, NBA playoffs 2009, American Airlines.
In 2007, Ludovico Einaudi's release "Divenire" was for several weeks at the first place on Billboard Classical Crossover Chart and iTunes Classical Charts. He is the first classic music artists to be included in these charts and also being very succesful on i-Tunes.
In 2009, he released his last album "Nightbook" one more bright example of the great composer's creativity. Slightly different that his previous releases, the music in "Nightbook" presents the transition between light and darkness, the known and the unknown. Einaudi describes it as a "night time landscape" where light and dark create shadows, "like in a dream, everything can happen".
The electric sounds in the album, is something unfamiliar with what the audience had used from Ludovico Einaudi. However, they seem like they were always there, perfectly blending with the sounds of more classic instruments under the orders of the amazing composer.
His world tour in 2010 begun from Europe (Paris, London, Vienna, Brussels, Munich, Amsterdam etc.) and was very successful all of his live performances in Royal Albert Hall were sold out.
He has already started travelling for his 2011 world tour (France, United Kingdom, Spain, U.S.A etc).
Ludovico Einaudi is an exceptional composer and pianist, worldwide famous. His excellence comes from his music that can give away calmness and peace and accompany us in all aspects of our everyday life.