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Italian American Issues, Music

Music for Interesting Times

REMIXED: The Music of Raphael Fusco

June 11, 2020
4:00 pm

Music for Interesting Times
The Music of Raphael Fusco

Raphael Fusco, composer, keyboardist, conductor
in conversation with
Gina Crusco, Underworld Productions Opera

With a live performance by the composer at the piano
Featuring mezzo-soprano Eva Maria Summerer
Metropolitan Opera countertenor Nicholas Tamagna will be heard in the
World Premiere of I worried
with a text by Mary Oliver set by Raphael Fusco

The event will take place live on the Zoom platform
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Italian-American composer Raphael Fusco, “one of the most outstanding composers of his generation” (El Mundo), reaches beyond obvious lines of musical demarcation. He “remixes” gestures from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods — and even thorny processes like Serialism — with Jazz harmonies and Rock grooves to create works both inventive and inviting. 

Join Maestro Fusco at the piano, along with special guest Eva Maria Summerer, mezzo-soprano, for songs, conversation, improvisation and variations on a theme. Gina Crusco of Casa’s What Makes it Italian music listening club hosts.