Showing posts from April, 2022

Marco Fusi plays new music for viola d'amore & live electronics

The Center for New Music at the University of Iowa is honored to present a recital by guest artist Marco Fusi : this Tuesday, April 19, at 7:30pm in the Voxman Concert Hall. The program includes David Gompper 's Nuance for solo violin, and the US premiere of Yu Kuwabara 's Water Voice / Bai and Dharani . Marco Fusi is also going to play two pieces for viola d'amore and live electronics. Tesseræ, for viola d'amore & live electronics Tesseræ was composed by composer Christophe Trapani for Marco Fusi. It draws inspiration from several traditional bowed instruments: the kemençe from Istanbul, the Indian sarangi, and the lyra from Crete . This piece was recorded and just released on Christopher Trapani's album Horizontal Drift . Voltaic, for viola d'amore & live electronics When Marco's recital was confirmed, I decided to write a piece for him and thought it was a superb opportunity to get to know the viola d'amore. Marco shared with me grea

Guest on Art + Music + Technology

Musician and technologist Darwin Grosse invited me for a discussion on his Art+Music+Technology podcast . I was delighted to meet with him again... Last time was at the Expo '74 2011 in Brooklyn, New York. I hope you enjoy the podcast. Check out the different episodes, this is truly an incredible resource: 378 interviews since 2013. And many are transcribed !