JUAN PABLO DE LUCCA
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Juan Pablo de Lucca is an Argentinian composer, producer and pianist whose work draws on a wide range of acoustic and electronic music traditions. He has composed for film, theater, and dance, solo piano, chamber orchestras, and mixed ensembles. Juan Pablo performed in venues as diverse as Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Haus der Musik, Innsbruck, Berlin's KitKat Club, and in festivals Buenos Aires Tango Festival and Oslo Chamber Music Festival. His music has been premiered at Buenos Aires National Library.


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Juan Pablo de Lucca began his musical career in Buenos Aires where he followed his grandfather, the famed Alberto Castillo, into the world of tango. He has performed with tango greats Alberto Podesta and Oscar Ferrari, and leading contemporary tango singers including Omar Molo, Chino Laborde and Juan Villareal. He is a founding member of the ensemble El Muro Tango. Juan Pablo toured extensively as the performing pianist for Miguel Angel Zotto's dance company. He co-created and served as musical director on the show “Milongas de Carnaval” with award-winning Argentinian choreographer Leonardo Cuello.

Juan Pablo has held artistic residencies at Tanzfabrik Berlin (2020) and Krakeslottet Festival (2019). He has received the SGAE Grant for Popular Music (2020), the Mecenazgo Cultural Grant (2014, 2016), Melos/Gandini Scholarship for Contemporary Music Composition (2009), and the U.C.A. Merit based Scholarship (2008).