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Marco Fusi: violin, viola, viola d'amore

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Marco Fusi: violin, viola, viola d'amore

1161 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
April 26th 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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EVENT TYPE:  
WEBSITE:  
http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/
EMAIL:  
aj211@columbia.edu
PHONE:  
2128548942
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Columbia University
COST:  
Free and open to the public; registration is not required.

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Giacinto Scelsi: L'âme ailée / L'âme ouverte
Christopher Trapani: New work 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.”