【Songjiang District】Concert by Italian Saxophone Quartet



Date Oct.24/18:30

Venue Songjiang District

The Italian Saxophone Quartet was founded in 1982 by four saxophone soloists, close friends determined to join together aiming at the highest artistic standards. Since then, they have toured to wide acclaim in more than 500 concerts in Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Greece, Japan, USA, Sweden, Lebanon, Bermuda and Russia.The quartet won a number of important chamber music competitions including the unanimous First Prize, plus a special prize, at the prestigious “Premio Ancona” in Italy.Among their important projects, the quartet performed Berio’s work “Outis” with the Symphony Orchestra of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala in 1999. They appeared as soloists with the Malipiero Symphony Orchestra in works by Piazzolla and Dubois, and collaborated with the Fonè String Quartet on the creation a new arrangement of the Art of the Fugue by J.S. Bach for string and saxophone quartets, which was premiered at the XXII International Chamber Music Festival in Asolo.