Peter Bajetta is an Italian and Hungarian composer, arranger and orchestrator born in Verona in 1989. He studied composition with Adam Gorb, Paul Patterson and Federico Zandona’ at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and at the Conservatory “E. F. Dall’Abaco” in Verona. He currently studies at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Tallinn with composers Tõnu Kõrvits and Helena Tulve.
His music has been performed by the BBC Singers, Caritas Chamber Choir, Manchester Camerata, Tine Thing Helseth, Prezioso String Quartet, RNCM Brand New Orchestra, Stanislao Silesu Samassi Wind Band and many others on different occasions in Estonia, Italy, Spain and the UK. He took part in several masterclasses, seminars and workshops with composers such as Jonathan Dove, Michael Finnissy, Tim Garland, Klaus Lang, Helmut Lachenmann and Judith Weir, just to name some.
Peter has always been a very active composer. He participated in several music competitions and collaborated as a composer, arranger, orchestrator and copyist with many musicians. From 2018 he is the composer in residence for Caritas Chamber Choir after winning the “Caritas Chamber Choir Emerging Composer Composition Competition 2018”.
This year he has been extensively involved in collaborating with Italian musicians (Margherita Anselmi, Alberto Delama, Marta Espejo, Davide Pigozzi and Ruhama Santorsa) by composing pieces connected with feminism and water pollution. He is very interested in music for film and for arts in general and he is always looking forward to collaborating with musicians, artists and creative people.