Fortunato d’Orio happens to be what’s up


Hey there -you might not be around the corner, but on Saturday night (May 25th) in Marseille, France, I’m curating a three-day event around an “adult” cultural approach of skateboarding, meaning that there will be guests as odds as contemporary artists, contemporary dancers, documentary makers and that, well, sorry, a few polysyllabic words might be used at one point or the other.

But the one performance I’m the proudest of is this one : I hired ace classical piano player Fortunato d’Orio (from the Opera de Mulhouse, mind you) to cover, live, classic tunes from 20 classic skate parts -while said part is playing, mute, on a giant screen behind him.

As Fortunato started to send over his reworks, I couldn’t help but matching some of them to the actual video part -Hers’s what a few of them sound like… More infos here. Come!

If that’s too intellectual, I’ll add that we’re actually having Wu Tang (for real) playing the night before!


One Response to “Fortunato d’Orio happens to be what’s up”

  1. Fortunato d’Orio / Carl Shipman – A Visual Sound | Stereo Sound Agency Says:

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