Michelino Bisceglia (°1970) was born in Belgium to a family of Italian origin.
Michelino Bisceglia already composed the soundtracks for multiple feature films. Some of these films were screened at the Cannes Film Festival and Venice International Film Festival. His soundtrack for the film "Marina" (about the childhood memories of Rocco Granata) won a World Soundtrack Award in 2014. Bisceglia occasionally also arrange, orchestrates and conducts soundtracks for other film composers. His contribution to the animated film "Cafard" composed by Hans Helewaut also won the World Soundtrack Award 2016 for best Belgian Score. And recently he orchestrated and conducted the score for the film "Racer and the Jailbird" composed by Raf Keunen and directed by Michaël R. Roskam.
Michelino Bisceglia has worked with a large number of international orchestras. Such as the Brussels Philharmonic, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and The Japan Symfonia, for which he composed, arranged, orchestrated and conducted. In 2004 he formed his own symphonic orchestra: Prova Symfonica.
As a composer and conductor he recently released the album "Orchestral Works 1", including his first concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra and his personal Adagio for Strings. The recordings features the highly acclaimed Brussels Chamber Orchestra, the fabulous oboe soloist Piet Van Bockstal and the AMK Choir.
Michelino Bisceglia is frequently the music director for live events such as ceremonies, corporate events, concert tours and musicals. For these events he is often asked to arrange the music of musicians or to compose new music especially for the events (Special Olympics, Nespresso, Volvo, Daikin, Katoen Natie, Renault, European Presidency).
Michelino Bisceglia is also known as a jazz pianist. As a solist and sideman he recorded dozens of records for famous labels like a.o. RCA Viktor, Blue Note, Enja. Bisceglia was nominated twice as best Belgian jazz musician of the year, and has performed on numerous international jazz festivals with his own jazz trio. www.michelbiscegliatrio.com