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Octava November Concert!!!
Sunday, November 12th 2023 6:00pm
Maple Park Church
17620 60th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA, 98037

The Octava Chamber Orchestra
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Luke Fitzpatrick
Violinist, Composer



Luke Fitzpatrick is a violinist, composer 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 Andre Richard and Marcin Paczkowski. As a soloist, he has performed Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Seattle Festival Orchestra, Astor Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with Helios Symphony Orchestra, Luciano Berio's Chorale with Seattle Philharmonic, Earle Brown's Centering and Giancinto Scelci's Anahit with Inverted Space and Ralph Vaughn William's Violin Concerto with Seattle Philharmonic Strings.

Since 2015 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 Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has worked personally with composers such as Brian Ferneyhough, Helmut Lachenmann, Ben Johnston, Kerrith Livengood, Charles Corey and Qasim Naqvi. As a composer, his work has been commissioned by The Harry Partch Ensemble, Figmentum, the Morsel Trio and the Parnassus Project.

Luke holds degrees from UMKC (BM), CalArts (MFA) and the University of Washington (DMA). He is currently concertmaster of Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, Seattle Festival Orchestra, Federal Way Symphony.

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