(Melbourne, 26th June 1963)
Composer and founder
of the Quaternary Music
He graduated in Composition (MMus) in 1992 at the National Academy of S. Cecilia in Rome with Franco Donatoni. In 1989 was awarded the Silone Price Music for the composition Homage to Silone for narrator and orchestra.In 1993 the Gaudeamus Foundation of Amsterdam rewarded Mordenti for ensemble which was performered on the radio. His work has been at the National Academy of S. Cecilia, Filarmonica Romana and Auditorium Rai in Rome, the Teatro Comunale of Modena, the Portogruaro and Ravello Festival, the Dutch and the Belgrade radio, the Australian Foundation and the British Asian Music Society of Victoria in Melbourne, Di Menna center for classic music in New York City. In 1997 he founders the Quaternary Music the composition with only four notes. Since 2001 is Head of the Composition in Potenza and Bari Conservatory of music.In 2004 at the Museum of Contemporary Arts Vittoria Colonna in Pescara he has represented his Opera Lyric Marlene. In 2009 at the Ravello Festival Courage for soprano and piano in memory of victims of L'Aquila earthquake. In 2012 he gave a lecture on the quaternary music at the Vernadsky National Library of Kiev. In 2017 he is invited to hold a workshop in quaternary music composition at the Irvine University (California). In 2018 he presented SIJO Multimedia Opera at the Symphony Space in New York City.
He publishes chamber music and Opera with Casa Musicale Sonzogno and Universal Music Publishing Ricordi.