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Pietro Amato

Pietro Amato
Pietro Amato performing with Bell Orchestre in 2006.
Background information
Instruments French horn
Associated acts Torngat, Bell Orchestre, The Luyas, Arcade Fire

Pietro Amato is a Montreal French horn player. He plays with three bands: Torngat, Bell Orchestre, and The Luyas. Amato is also involved with Arcade Fire providing studio contributions and occasional touring.

In 2006 Bell Orchestre performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival and in 2007 Amato and company were nominated for a Juno Award for their work in Recording a Tape the Colour of the Light. In 2010 they won best instrumental album for As Seen Through Windows.

Amato is a founding member of Torngat, his longest standing musical project. In July 2006 a stand-in temporarily replaced Amato for Bell Orchestre's European tour while he devoted his time to Torngat's 2007 album, You Could Be.


  • Touring 1
    • 2006 1.1
    • 2007 1.2
    • 2008 1.3
    • 2009 1.4
    • 2011 1.5
  • Discography 2
    • Studio Albums 2.1
    • Studio Sessions 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4










Studio Albums


Bell Orchestre

The Luyas

  • Faker Death (2007)
  • Tiny Head (2009) self released EP
  • Too Beautiful to Work (2011)

Studio Sessions

Islands - Return to the Sea (2006)

Evalyn Parry - Small Theatres (2007)

Amon Tobin - Foley Room (2007)

Sevens Project - Sevens Project (2010)

Ferriswheel - Woodsongs from the Backroom (2010)

Plants and Animals - La La Land (2010)


Arcade Fire


Paper Beat Scissors


  1. ^ "The Luyas". Word Press. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Pietro Amato Discography". Discogs. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 

External links

  • Torngat
  • Bell Orchestre
  • Arcade Fire
  • The Luyas
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