Luca Cori studied composition at the Conservatory of Milano obtaining the summa cum laude diploma in 1992; during the same period he studied with Franco Donatoni, Brian Ferneyhough, and Gérard Grisey in Milan, Rome, and Siena. He has been assistant to Franco Donatoni at the Universidad Autónoma de México; in 2003 he also gave masterclasses in composition, analytical conferencies, and the lectio magistralis “The youngest generation of Mexican composers” at Centro Nacional de las Artes in México City. Furthermore, he gave some readings about his own music for the radio (Radio opus 94 and Radio UNAM) and the television (DGTVE). He has written an analytical monography on the structures of the Art of Fugue, which has been published between 2001 and 2004 by Hortus Musicus. He writes also for the Mexican quarterly Pauta, the most important Mexican musicological magazine. Luca Cori teaches composition at the Conservatory of Vicenza, Italy.