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Marco Fusi | Two Concerts



Marco Fusi | Two Concerts

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, Ferneyhough. He has performed with Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Alan Gilbert, Beat Furrer, David Robertson, and frequently plays with leading contemporary ensembles. His complete recording of John Cage's Freeman Etudes was released by Stradivarius Records.

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 Milan Conservatory of Music "Giuseppe Verdi."


Friday, April 21 - 8:00pm

CNMAT, 1750 Arch Street, Berkeley

This Event is Free and Open to the Public


Giovanni Verrando - Fourth born unicorn - viola d'amore - 2014 (US premiere)

Pierluigi Billone - ITI KE MI - viola - 1995

Giacinto Scelsi -L'âme ailée / L'âme ouverte - violin - 1973

Salvatore Sciarrino - Sei capricci per violino - violin - 1976


Saturday, April 22 - 8:00pm

Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco
Tickets: $15 General; $10 Members of the Center for New Music

PROGRAM - Restoration—New Scandinavian Works for Viola d’amore

Four Scandinavian composers, Ylva Lund Bergner, Johan Svensson, Axel Rudebeck and Øyvind Mæland, have composed new works for viola d'amore, an almost forgotten instrument which had its glory days during the Renaissance and early Baroque.

This concert is supported by Nordisk Kulturfond and Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco.


Date: Da Friday, April 21, 2017 a Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: At 8:00 am

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Entrance : Free


1750 Arch St, Berkeley 4/21; 55 Taylor St, SF 4/22