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Music <541> presents: Marco Fusi, violin and viola d'amore
Marco Fusi performs works by Stanford composers Charlie Sdraulig, Julie Herndon, Chris Lortie, Julie Zhu, Davor Vincze, and Patricia Alessandrini
Marco Fusi is a violinist/violist, and a passionate advocate for the music of our time. Marco also plays viola d’amore, commissioning new pieces and collaborating with composers to promote and expand existing repertoire for the instrument.
Among many collaborations with emerging and established composers, he has premiered works by Billone, Sciarrino, Eötvös, Cendo, and Ferneyhough. Marco has performed with Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Alan Gilbert, Beat Furrer, and David Robertson, and frequently plays with leading contemporary ensembles including Klangforum Wien, MusikFabrik, Meitar Ensemble, Mivos Quartet, Ensemble Linea, Interface (Frankfurt), Phoenix (Basel), and Handwerk (Köln).
Marco records for Kairos (Pierluigi Billone, ITI. KE. MI / Equilibrio. Cerchio), Stradivarius (Salvatore Sciarrino, works for violin and for viola; John Cage, Freeman Etudes; Scelsi, Collection Vol. 7), Col Legno, and Geiger Grammofon.
A strong advocate and educator of contemporary music, he lectures and workshops at Columbia University, University of California – Berkeley, Basel Musikhochschule, New York University, Boston University, Royal Danish Academy of Music – Copenhagen, Cité de la Musique et de la Danse – Strasbourg, and University of Chicago.