Pianist, composer and videomaker, Massimiliano Pace was born in Rome in 1961. In 1983 he graduated from the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome. He specialized in incidental music and has scored more than one hundred plays in Italy and abroad, working with directors like Roberta Torre, G.Ferro, G. Dipasquale, G. Sepe, S. Sequi, R. Reim, N. Mangano and others. He has published chamber music and lieder with Berben Publishing House (Cinque Lieder Neomanieristici for soprano and piano, Tre Lieder Modali for soprano and piano, Onde for piano duo, Sonata Prima for piano, Sonata Seconda for piano, Fantasia prima for guitar). He has recorded five CDs: Minimalia (Rai Trade), The Chimeras of Biodrama (Mgd Records), Lieder Neomanieristi (Heilegenstadt Verlag – ENAP), Sigle, sottofondi e affini (LGO Music) and Eye of the World 1992 (LGO Music). In 1991 he won the Enap Prize for interdisciplinary works with his Caesar and Pompey – passion and agony of republic. In 2003 he founded the Expquartett, with which he performed the multimedia concert Experientia. Rai Trade has published the incidental music of his most recent theatrical works : La signora Leuca by A. Camilleri (directed by G. Dipasquale); Line by I.Horowitz (directed by G. Ferro); Abbracciami by E. Giordano; O Marinheiro by F. Pessoa (directed by G. Ferro); I beati paoli by G. Dipasquale and Jacques and his master by M. Kundera (directed by G. Ferro). He also wrote soundtracks for TV, radio and film documentaries. In 2011 he wrote the music for the “Fencing World Championship” opening ceremony.