© 2019 by Luke Fitzpatrick

BIO

Luke Fitzpatrick is a violinist and musician dedicated to experimental and explosive performance.  He is a founding member and artistic director of Inverted Space, a Seattle-based new music collective.  Recent solo violin performances include the complete Sonatas and Partitas by J.S. Bach, Freeman Etudes by John Cage, and Luigi Nono’s La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura with both André Richard and Marcin PÄ…czkowski.  As a soloist, he has performed Earle Brown’s Centering and Giancinto Scelci’s Anahit with Inverted Space, Ralph Vaughn William’s Violin Concerto with Seattle Philharmonic Strings and Luciano Berio’s Corale with Seattle Philharmonic.  For the past 4 years, Luke has been incredibly involved with the Harry Partch Ensemble residing in Seattle.  In 2017, he gave the world premier of the Complete Works for Adapted Viola and Intoning Voice by Harry Partch and was selected as an Artist-In-Residence by the Jack Straw Foundation to record it in its entirety.   He has performed Partch’s music over the world, including residencies at The University of Illinois, The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Beyond Microtonal Festival in Pittsburgh, PA, and at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  He has worked personally with composers such as Brian Ferneyhough, Helmut Lachenmann, Ben Johnston, Charles Corey and Qasim Naqvi.  He is currently concertmaster of Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, Seattle Festival Orchestra and NW Mahler Festival. 

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