Giulia Lorusso studied piano and composition with Alessandro Solbiati at the Milan Conservatory, where she obtained her BA in 2014. In 2015, she studied orchestration and analysis with Allain Gaussin, then she studied composition and computer music.IRCAM. The same year, she joined the National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris in Master in the composition class of Frédéric Durieux, and the electroacoustic composition classes of Yan Maresz and Luis Naón. She has taken several courses and master classes, including the Darmstadt summer school, the Graz Impuls Academy and the Siena Accademia Chigiana, with composers such as Salvatore Sciarrino, Stefano Gervasoni and Pierluigi Billone.
His music has been performed by the Quartetto Prometeo, Ensemble Nikel, Divertimento Ensemble, Ensemble Ex Novo, the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra and soloists from the Ensemble intercontemporain. It is scheduled in several festivals, such as the Cinque Giornate Festival in Milan in 2013, the Festival für junge Zeitgenössische Musik in Vienna in 2013, the Tzlil Meudcan Festival in Tel Aviv in 2015, the Tactus Forum for Young Composers in Brussels in 2015 and the Festival Firenze Suona Contemporanea in 2014 and 2015.
His first piece for orchestra, Esserepelle is created by the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra in 2015; his piece Con moto, for accordion and electronics, was created in 2016 at the Center Pompidou as part of the IRCAM Concert Cursus. The Spinola-Banna Foundation commissioned him Entr'ouvert, a piece for augmented piano created in Turin and resumed in June 2017 at the Ircam ManiFeste festival.
Giulia Lorusso is interested in the relationship between the performer and the instrument, and between the body and the sound in the perspective of the integration of technological devices to his pieces.