Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Thu, Feb 23 2017 7:30 PM

660 Lomita Dr. Stanford
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Virtuosic guitarist Giacomo Fiore presents a historical retrospective of works for electric guitar, solo and with electronics, including rarities by Cesar Bolaños and Arne Nordheim; and works in just intonation for the Lou Harrison resophonic guitar, in honor of Lou's centenary.


Feldman: the possibility of a new work for electric guitar (1966)
Bolaños: interpolaciones (1966)
Nordheim: partita for electric guitar (1969)


Beglarian: until it blazes (2001)
Porter: hair of the thing that bit you (2011)


Harrison: scenes from nek chand (2002)
Polansky: 85 chords (the historical tuning problem) (2005)


Giacomo Fiore is an Italian guitarist and musicologist who has performed across the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Europe, giving world and U.S. premieres of works by Larry Polansky, Ron Nagorcka, Kenji Oh, Garry Eister, Agustin Castilla-Avila, and many others. A Ph.D. graduate from the University of California, Santa Cruz, Giacomo’s research focuses on U.S. experimental music, tunings, and performance. He has published articles in TEMPO, the Journal of the Society for American Music, Classical Guitar, and Ukulele Magazine, and released several solo recordings. He teaches a wide range of historical and practical courses at the SF Conservatory, USF, and UCSC.

Cost: FREE