Adriano is an Italian award-winning Film and Television composer. Recipient of the European Scholarship he graduated (Summa Cum Laude) from Berklee College of Music with a Master of Music in Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games.
His most recent projects include the successful "Nuovi Eroi" TV series broadcast in prime time nationwide on Rai3 channel, the feature film "The Truth" - starring Francesco Montanari (Medici: The Magnificent) available on Amazon Prime Video, and the acclaimed docu-film "Sad Letters" - starring Premio David di Donatello winner actor Leo Gullotta (Cinema Paradiso). The film won the Giffoni Film Festival in the short film category and gained an honorable mention at the Nastri d'Argento film awards.
Adriano recently scored the TV Trailer for the American Animated Sitcom "South Park ~ Season 25", airing on Comedy Central; he composed the music for Vimto's quirky multi-channel advertising aired on UK TV and theatres, also nominated for Best Score for Advertising at the 2019 Jerry Goldsmith Awards. Lately, his music is featured in the official trailer of the Paramount Pictures' horror feature film "Spell"; the Sky History TV Promo for "Mystery Winter" TV show - nominated for Best Use of Production Music > TV Trailer/Promos at the 2021 Music+Sound Awards, and nominated for Best Dramatic/Crime Music at the 2022 Hollywood Music in Media Awards; the TV Promo for the TV Series "The Bridge" (BBC 2); the advertising campaign for the TV Series "His Dark Material" (HBO) with the track "Behind You", also nominated for Best Horror/Thriller Music at the 2022 Hollywood Music in Media Awards; and the 93rd Oscars Live Ceremony's TV Promo for Sky TV. Aponte's works have been screened at several international film festivals such as Cannes, Venice, Giffoni, Clermont-Ferrand, and many others.
A new instrumental project is coming soon.
The EP album comes from a place of memory and recent life events, and it is very direct and intimate. Instrumentation includes a string quartet, piano, woodwinds, brass, and percussions. The recording session took place at legendary RAK Studios in London, featuring the most exquisite players. Now at the mixing stage, the music will be soon available on all digital platforms.