Marco Fusi is a violinist and viola player and a passionate advocate of contemporary music and over the years he has worked closely with both the new guard and today’s most influential composers. Among the composers whose works Fusi premiered are, for example: Pierluigi Billone, Salvatore Sciarrino, Peter Eötvös and Brian Ferneyhough.
As a musician, he regularly performs with some of contemporary art music’s leading ensembles such as Klangforum Wien, MusikFabrik, Phoenix (Basel) and more. Marco has recorded several solo albums, released by Kairos, Stradivarius, Col Legno, Da Vinci, Geiger Grammofon.
Marco also plays the viola d’amore, commissions new pieces and collaborates with composers to promote and expand the existing repertoire for the instrument. After his master’s degree in violin and composition at the Conservatory of Milan, Marco received his doctorate from the University of Antwerp, with a dissertation on how Giacinto Scelsi’s music is performed. He is currently a professor of violin at the Alessandria Conservatory and a researcher in musical performance at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp.