Ca’ Foscari celebrating Venice’s birthday with the creative flair of Fabrizio Ottaviucci during two days dedicated to music and improvisation

24 November 2021

Venice, 23rd November 2021 – A piano, a creative mind and a pair of hands ready to untangle the not of sequential notes not imagined yet. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice decides to pay tribute to Venice’s 1600th anniversary with the musi and the interpretative and improvisation capacities of a great exponent of the Italian piano world, Fabrizio Ottaviucci. The Italian composer comes back to Venice as a guest of Musicafoscari, project entirely dedicated to music and realised by the Venetian University. The event started in 2010 under the management of the professor Daniele Goldoni.

On Thursday, November 25, at 21.00 in Santa Margherita Auditorium, Fabrizio Ottaviucci will perform at his piano concert by playing two of the main representative musical pieces by John Cage, some passages by Giacinto Scelsi, and an improvisation by Ottaviucci in person. The show makes the audience move into another dimension, fluid and free from any musical difference and genre. The next days, the composer and improviser will be working with musician students in permanent-way workshops promoted by Musicafoscari on the topic of improvisation. This transmission of notions will be put into practice by girls and boys in a final performance open to public, on Saturday 27th November 2021 at 18.30 in the Auditorium Santa Margherita.

On November 25, previous reservation is required for free concert entry. On November 27, enrollment is required for the final performance.

To access the two events, a valid Green Pass is needed. For further infomation visit the following website: