BU showcases Pierluigi Billone’s dramatic innovations

Mar 26, 2015 439

On Thursday night, in a brightly lit meeting room at Boston University's Hillel House, the violinist Marco Fusi performed a half-hour soliloquy that had all the swollen emotion and gravitas of Shakespearean tragedy. Hamlet or Lear, perhaps . . . or, to keep things on musical terrain, Wotan's great oration from the second act of "Die Walküre."

The next night, just up Commonwealth Avenue at the university's 808 Gallery, another drama of sorts transpired. Samuel Dunscombe and Curt Miller, both on bass clarinet, might have been enacting the same script at the start, but separated by a distance of 15 feet or so, their concord was approximate.

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