The Sounds of San Donato:

Radio Symphony Orchestra (2019)

The Sounds of San Donato: Radio Symphony Orchestra is a three-movement work for flute, cello, guitar, drums, and modular synthesizer. It was performed as a live installation with multi-channel audio transmitted to 42 radios. The piece was based on interviews with residents of San Donato, a neighborhood in Florence, Italy. Their voices were processed to create percussive sounds and harmonies.

The Sounds of San Donato premiered February 22, 2019 at Piazza San Donato, spazio XL in Florence, Italy. It was also broadcast on Radia Show 371. It was commissioned by Radio Papesse.

Flute: Francesco Checchini
Cello: Alice Chiari
Drum Set: Simone Tecla
Guitar: Alessandro Ponzo
Modular Synthesizer: Jason Cady
Radio Installation: Carola Haupt & Ilaria Gadenzir

La Nazzione February 22, 2019

La Nazzione February 22, 2019

photo by Jeewi Rosa Lee

photo by Jeewi Rosa Lee

photo by Jeewi Rosa Lee

photo by Jeewi Rosa Lee

La Nazzione February 19, 2019

La Nazzione February 19, 2019