Luciano Chessa

Luciano Chessa is a composer, perfomance artist, pianist, and musical saw/Vietnamese dan bau soloist. Recent compositions include the experimental opera Cena oltranzista nel castelletto al lago produced for the TRANSART Festival  in Bolzano, Italy: a work lasting 60+ hours (including  55 hours of fasting) and accessible in its entirety via a 24hrs/day live streaming; they also include Squeeze! Squeeze! Squeeze!, a large-scale work on Melville’s Moby Dick; and A Heavenly Act, an opera with original video by Kalup Linzy commissioned by SFMOMA.