Artist

Luciano Chessa

Luciano Chessa is a composer, conductor, audiovisual and performance artist, and music historian. Chessa has been commissioned multiple times by the Performa Biennial, and in 2014 he presented three events at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as part of the exhibition Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe. Chessa’s compositions include Cromlech, a large organ piece he premiered in Melbourne’s Town Hall in May 2018 as part of a solo organ recital; the opera Cena oltranzista nel castelletto al lago—a work merging experimental theater with reality TV—and A Heavenly Act, an opera commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, with original video by Kalup Linzy. In 2009, his Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners (OFNI) was hailed by the New York Times as one of the best events of the year; Chessa has conducted this project across the USA and internationally to sold out houses including RedCat in Los Angeles, the New World Center in Miami, Radial System / Maerzmusik-Berliner Festspiele, the ArtScience Museum in Singapore, and Lisbon’s Municipal Theater.

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The Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners - conductor Luciano Chessa - Mariam Gviniashvili, Aleksandra Słyż/Gerard Lebik - Premiere/festival commission
12/08/2023
6:30 pm – composition: Mariam Gviniashvili interlude 7 pm – composition: Aleksandra Słyż and Gerard Lebik
Lecture - History and reconstruction of Russolo’s intonarumori orchestra.
12/08/2023
Opening concert - The Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners - conductor Luciano Chessa - premiere of John Hegre’s composition
11/08/2023
A special event will be the opening concert at Kino Zdrowie, during which we will hear performances of new compositions...