Bio

Max Fuschetto is oboist, saxophonist, composer and live electronics performer

He graduated in oboe at the Conservatory of Benevento Nicola Sala  and years of apprenticeship to the execution of the classical and contemporary repertoire, both as a soloist in “small and large” ensemble. The first is as a performer in the ‘orchestra International Lanciano (1986) under the direction of Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli. E ‘in 1987 the first public performance of his own composition as part of a theatrical action in dialect.

He collaborates with the Teatro San Carlo, the orchestra Nuova Scarlatti, the Little Orchestra of Emilia Romagna with which he played at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, at Teatro Regio in Parma, Castelgandolfo, Bibiena theatre of Mantova, at Belvedere in S.Leucio in Caserta.

In 1993 he played at Arab World Festival in Roman theater of Carthage where he plays, among others, with the Tunisian singer Lotfi Bouchnak.

These years are also characterized by systematic exploration of musical languages: popular music, classical music of the twentieth century, Jazz, sub-Saharan African music, Balinese gamelan which first landing is the music theater Red Bush (2000), for voice and small ensemble.

The following year realizes Overture for Koyaanisqatsi for string quartet and electronics Theatre innovation Galleria Toledo in Naples and Fase Rem, for soprano and electronics premiered at festival Doppio Sogno, Villa Pignatelli Neaples.

He has performed as a performer and composer to Cherubini in Florence for GAMO, the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, at the Goethe Institute in Rome, at Lenny Tristano di Aversa, the Ravello Festival, the Forum International of cultures, the Monumental Complex St. Michael Ripa Grande in Rome, the Institute of Polish Culture (RM), at Studio 19 in Warsaw and the CEMAT, Experimento Music and other operators.

In 2004, he consolidates the collaboration with the group of Percussioni Ketoniche with FishingSong (Compositori a confronto, Reggio Emilia in 2005) and Nuragas (2010), a piece for 22 bells reworked in 2014 in a version with live electronics.

In 2005 relased the CD Frontiere (Konsequenz). 

In 2006 thanks to the Ravello festival committee he writes Popular games for Cello Solo in the execution of Silvano Maria Fusco.

In 2009 he published the CD Popular Games (for Hanagoorimusic / Konsequenz) that is broadcast premiere in the transmission of Radio Rai Tre File Urbani (17gennaio 2009).

The Popular Games CD has received reviews of Il Giornale della Musica, Republic, Alias, The Daily, Rockerilla, Jam, InSound, EQUIPèCO, Slowcult, Music on TNT.

In 2012 he realizes Midsommar inspired the novel by Monica Mazzitelli.

He also collaborated with the American composer Robert Carl, the Tenores of Bitti “Remunnu and Locu”, Mauro Bortolotti, Andrea Chimenti, Percussioni Ketoniche and and the writer Maurizio De Giovanni.

In May 2013 he was interviewed by Deutschlandfunk Radio Berlin  for a special on avant-garde music in Naples.

In 2014, as part of the International 700 Neapolitan festival, in Resurrection – Jommelli Granular – he has premiered “Evanescent Vision” dedicated to the Neapolitan composer Jommelli.

As a composer and performer, with Percussion Ketoniche, participates in Campane in scena (Bells on stage), in December 2013 at Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome (Santa Cecilia National Academy) and in 2014 at the Ravello Festival, the Celestine Pardon de l’Aquila, in the Forum international cultures of Naples and at a memorable concert with Tenores Bitti, organized by SCABEC at the basilica of Donna Regina Nuova di Napoli and in 2015 Nuragas, for 14 bells and electronics, is performed to Alberto Burri centenary in Città di Castello.

Always in 2014, participation in “Culture arberesh on tour” with Antonella Pelilli through the high and the low Molise.

With Sùn Ná of 2015 the composer has been described as among the most interesting “limen” and original composers of contemporary Italian scene. Sùn Ná was broadcast by Rai radio 3 at Alza il Volume conducted by Valerio Corsani and also in Battiti and File Urbani always on Rai Radio 3. Then his works is reviewed by Blow Up, Onda Rock, Alias by the Manifesto, Rockerilla, Raropiù, La Repubblica who that welcomed the disc as a manifesto of diversity, a real place of cross between cultures.

April 21 wins with Iris, Paul Klee, the International Prize for audiovisual compositions Marzio Rosi

10 July to RomAfricaFilmFestival, Casa del Cinema in Rome, is presented Dignity Monica Mazzitelli, a doc film shot in Mozambique with music by Max Fuschetto.

August 15, 2015 Fuschetto interviewed by Funkhaus Europe Berlin Radio on the occasion of the new album

In 2016 he came out the sound track of DERT, documentary film set in Bosnia by Mario (II) and Stefano Martone .

In the 2018 he release Mother Moonlight a cicle of pieces that stands in continuity with that piano and musical literature that has made the world of childhood a privileged place for exploring the deepest spaces of the psyche and of time.

Max Fuschetto è musicista e compositore. Ha realizzato alcuni dischi come “Frontiere” (2005), Il 2010 è l’anno di “Popular Games “, un disco di composizioni originali che ha riscosso successo di pubblico e di critica e che è stato presentato in anteprima a Rai Radio Tre nella trasmissione Il terzo Anello e File Urbani e trasmesso, nel maggio del 2013, dalla Deutschlandfunk Radio Berlin insieme ad una lunga intervista. Max Fuschetto ha anche realizzato musica per cortometraggi: “Midsommar” (2012), Dignity (2015)di Monica Mazzitelli e DERT (2016) dei fratelli Mario e Stefano Martone.

Lavora come compositore ed esperto di elettronica per il gruppo ” Percussioni Ketoniche ” per le quali ha scritto Nuragas (2010) un brano per campanacci e elettronica eseguito all’ Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma, al Festival di Ravello, il Forum Universale delle Culture (2014), la Perdonaza de L’Aquila e di nuovo a Napoli con i Tenores di Bitti.

Il 2015 rilascia l’album Sùn Nà pubblicato da Hanagoori Music (distribuzione Audioglobe) che, come il precedente, è ancora graziato dai consensi di pubblico e critica. Quest’ultima in particolare ha riservato una speciale attenzione al disco: da Valerio Corzani di Radio Rai, da Anna Bianca Krause sulla Funkhause Radio Europa di Berlino, a Enrico Ramunni di Rockerilla e Antonio Ciarletta di Blow Up, da Paolo Tocco di Raropiù a Valerio D’Onofrio di Ondarock, a Girolamo De Simone del Manifesto, la stampa nostrana ha mostrato entusiasmo e curiosità per l’originale commistione stilistica dell’album.

Sùn Nà è stato presentato su tutto il territorio nazionale in un live tour protrattosi lungo tutto il 2015.

Ha collaborato inoltre con Enzo Avitabile (Lotto infinito), col compositore americano Robert Carl, con lo scrittore napoletano Maurizio Di Giovanni, con il chitarrista della storica band progressive degli Osanna, Pasquale Capobianco, ed il S. Carlo di Napoli (1989 e 2017).

Nel 2018 pubblica Mother Moonlight, un lavoro che si pone in continuità con quella letteratura musicale e pianistica che ha fatto del mondo dell’infanzia il luogo privilegiato per l’esplorazione degli spazi più profondi della psiche e del tempo. Ne stanno già parlando magazine e radio nazionali ed internazionali.