Italian composer of mostly stage, orchestral, chamber, vocal, and piano works that have been performed in Europe and elsewhere.
Mr. D’Aquila studied piano privately with Vincenzo Mannino and earned a diploma at the Conservatorio Vincenzo Bellini in Palermo in 1989, where he later studied composition with Marco Betta and Alberto Giraldi and graduated in 1998. He also studied piano privately with Constance Channon-Douglass in Rome and piano privately with Ennio Pastorino in Reggio Emilia in the 1980s.
His music has been performed in Italy, San Marino, Switzerland, and the USA.
He is also active in other positions. He served as assistant to the artistic director and as musical assistant of the Orchestra del Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele in Palermo from 2000–02.
He taught composition at the Conservatorio Arcangelo Corelli in Messina in 1999–2000.
His primary publishers are Casa Sonzogno and Mnemes.