Paolo Fradiani graduated (MA) with 110/110 and honours in Composition and Jazz, he studied at the Conservatory of Music"Alfredo Casella" in L'Aquila and Hochschule für Musik in Mannheim.
As a bass player he has played with some of the most relevant national and international festivals of jazz including Villacelimontana Jazz Festival, Atina Jazz, Tuscia in Jazz, Valsugana Jazz Tour (Trentino Jazz ), Festival Internazionale di Mezza Estate, Suono Italiano 2016 at the Italian Institute of Culture - Istanbul and live on national radio “Radio 3”.
His works as a composer have been performed in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and USA in festivals such as Festival di Bellagio e del Lago di Como, Invenzioni – New Tubes, Neuköllner Originaltöne, Heidelberger Kammermusikfestival, Werkstatt Neue Musik, Cello Modern, Geophon – Earquake, Arpissima, Casella in Concerto, Festival Arpe in Villa, Festival dei 2 Mondi di Spoleto, Stagione della Società Aquilana dei Concerti B.Barattelli, The Mannheim Project, Stiftung Mozarteum/Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Theater Aachen/Klassik Lounge, Symphony in the Gardens, Vinterfestspill i Bergstaden, Storioni Festival, Östergötland Music Days, Musikakademie Liszt Ferenc, TivoliVredenburg, Strings City, Zermatt Music Festival & Academy;
and performed by soloists, ensemble and orchestras like as Nabla Ensemble, Anemos Quartet, Ensemble Casella, EMCF Ensemble of Contemporary Music of Ferrara Conservatory, Insieme a Corde Vuote Ensemble, GAM Ensemble, Impronta Ensemble, Ensemble Impressionnisme, Ensemble der Musikhochschule Freiburg, Spinoza-Ensemble, MA.NM Ensemble, Ensemble Ludwig, Morii Ensemble, Scharoun Ensemble Berlin, Concert:Nova Ensemble, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, “Collegium Musicum Mannheim” Sinfonieorchester, Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Symphony Orchestra of L’Aquila Conservatory, Sinfonieorchester TonArt Heidelberg, Sinfonieorchester Aachen, Toronto Concert Orchestra, Lappeenranta City Orchestra, Festival Sinfonietta, Pepperdine University Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonische Orchester der Stadt Trier, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Orchester des Pfalztheaters, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, Sinfonieorchester der Robert Schumann Hochschule, Pacific Symphony, Western Piedmont Symphony, Rockford Symphony Orchestra and Berliner Philharmoniker soloists.
His works have been broadcast by radio stations NPO Radio4 (The Netherlands), SR 2 Kulturradio (Germany) and television broadcasters Arte TV (Germany/France) and Podium 19 (Belgium).
was awarded at “Insieme a corde vuote” for L’Aquila, at the Italian Ministry of Education’s “Premio Abbado 2015” and at “National Festival of Italian Conservatoires - III Edition”; and winner of the national call SIAE “S’illumina Copia privata per i giovani, per la cultura”.
Has been composer in residence at Società Aquilana dei Concerti “B. Barattelli”.
He is founder and president of the Orchestra da Camera della Marsica and currently professor at the Conservatory of Music "Lorenzo Perosi" in Campobasso (Italy)
His works are published by Da Vinci Edition, Donemus Publishing, Edition Margaux and Universal Edition.