SOPHISTICATED MUSICAL EVENINGS
The legacy of Giacinto Scelsi twenty-five years on,
by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
Visitors coming to Rome should not miss a sophisticated musical evening in the home of 'the man who came from the future'. This qualification was given by an Italian musicologist to Giacinto Scelsi -- a real eclectic dandy who travelled through the twentieth century. In 2007, the Summer Salzburg Festival dedicated a full section to him and called it 'Scelsi Kontinent'. Born from a wealthy family in 1905 in La Spezia, he was taught by preceptors coming to his home...
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