Past Event

Marco Fusi: violin, viola, viola d'amore

April 26, 2017 - May 26, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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A solo recital of music by Billone, Scelsi, and a premiere by Christopher Trapani

Giacinto Scelsi: L'âme ailée / L'âme ouverte
Christopher Trapani: Tesserae for viola d’amore and electronics (US premiere)
Pierluigi Billone: ITI KE MI

Marco Fusi is an Italian violinist and violist and a passionate advocate for the music of our time. Among many collaborations with established and emerging composers, he has recently premiered works by Billone, Scelsi, Sciarrino, Eötvös, Cendo, and Ferneyhough.

Fusi has performed with Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Alan Gilbert, Beat Furrer, David Robertson, and frequently plays with leading contemporary ensembles including Klangforum Wien, MusikFabrik, Mivos Quartet, Ensemble Linea, Interface (Frankfurt), Phoenix (Basel), Handwerk (Köln).

Marco Fusi also plays viola d'amore, commissioning new pieces and collaborating with composers in order to promote and expand existing repertoire for the instrument. He teaches Contemporary Chamber Music at the Milano conservatory “G. Verdi”.