Collective Media Concerts, a subsidiary of The Collective Music & Media Group based in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Geneva, creates orchestral performances for private and public institutions. Founded by music producer and composer Laurie Robinson and conductor Emmanuel Fratianni, its team of video, audio and lighting directors are 30 year veterans of the major concert halls in the US and abroad. Notable large-scale programing includes the installation of a 80-piece orchestra through restricted airspace, including Taiko drum corps, children’s choir and visiting international soloists, to premier a specially commissioned symphonic suite for the inaugural gala of the New Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles Airport. The event was co-sponsored by Westfield Corporation, LAWA (Los Angeles World Airports) and the mayor's office of The City of Los Angeles Office of Tourism.
Emmanuel Fratianni, conductor & producer has delighted and engaged sold-out audiences of American and International orchestras since 2009. Leading over 75 world-wide symphonies to date (see list of past guest conducting engagements).
Emmanuel Fratianni is embraced by musicians and audiences alike, as a prodigious conductor of classical literature, multimedia, and pops programs. While ensuring audience rapport, he is welcomed for his masterful leadership of orchestra, choir, guest artists, visual media. Mo. Fratianni has debuted on the Billboard Top-Ten Classical / Crossover charts 3 times, as a conductor and composer. His notable concerts include leading such major symphonies as the San Francisco Symphony, Baltimore, Dallas and Detroit Symphonies, and Royal Scottish National Orchestra, to name a few.
Born in a large and lively Southern Italian family and raised in the Swiss Alps, Emmanuel Fratianni is a dual Italian/US citizen who speaks fluently Italian, French, English and even the Neapolitan dialect. Emmanuel credits his Italian family as its greatest influence in his musical journey. His background as both a classical, film composer and jazz musician affords him as much ease leading a 120-piece orchestra and choir as a jazz trio.
Emmanuel recently completed his 11th year as principal conductor of the acclaimed symphonic production "Video Games Live” and he is an active member of the Hollywood film and television community where his works as a composer and orchestrator have appeared on television series such as NCIS and JAG. He has been a consistent team member in such productions as the Academy Awards and many other studio feature film productions and his composition for video games have been recorded or performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the London Philharmonic and the National Symphony.
Emmanuel Fratianni lives in Santa Barbara California with his wife composer Laurie Robinson and 10 year-old son and maintains a pied à terre in his home town of Bisaccia, Italy. He teaches film scoring in Geneva Switzerland and is a lecturer very much in demand around the world.