Lorenzo Colombo


Lorenzo Colombo is a performer/percussionist based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dedicated to researching and promoting new music Lorenzo is founder member of NEKO3, monoC, SEIT Quartet, and Haknam. He collaborates with the ensembles SCENATET, Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen, Ekkozone, Sentieri Selvaggi, MDI ensemble, Divertimento Ensemble. Lorenzo graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music's soloist class in 2023.

Lorenzo is the receiver of the Léonie Sonning Talentpris 2022 and the Musikanmelderringens Kunstnerpriser 2022 (with NEKO3.) Moreover, together with NEKO3, he was chosen for the Danish State's Art Foundation's (Statens Kunstfond) Den Unge Kunstneriske Elite career program for years 2023-24.


Lorenzo gave masterclasses in Beijing (2019 PAS Percussive Arts Society) New York (2022 Queens College) Bangkok (New Music And Arts Symposium), Montaldeo (Contemporary Percussion Gathering), and he is teaching at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. Lorenzo performed as soloist with the RDAM orchestra Per Nørgård’s concerto “For a Change” as well as with Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Aarhus Sinfonietta, premiering Yes_for_No, written by Xavier Bonfill (with NEKO3). 

Lorenzo premiered numerous works and collaborated with many composers such as Simon Steen- Andersen, Simon Løffler, Jeppe Just Christensen, Alexander Schubert, as well as the composition classes in Milan and Copenhagen. He his founder of the record label Don’t Look Back and has recorded albums for Total Silence Cologne, Stradivarius Italy, Naxos Denmark.