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Francisco Filidei in Conversation

Frencesco Filidei

We get to know composer Francesco Filidei with a quickfire Q&A. Francesco is a student of Salvatore Sciarrino and one of the four generations of Italian composers whose work we performed in October 2016.

What do you regard as your greatest artistic achievement?
The work I will do next.

What do you fear? 
Not to write music.

Which piece of music has had the biggest effect on you?
Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

What’s the most unusual performance you’ve been a part of?
My wedding.

What’s currently on your coffee table at home?
My laptop and wine.

What was the first recording you ever bought?
The Beatles' Let it be.

Describe yourself in three words.
This Is Impossible.

Who has been the biggest influence in your life?
Mario Bossi.

Published: 1 Oct 2016