Fremont Abbey Arts Center Fremont
Thurs Dec 12, 7:30 pm All Ages
Recommended by Dave Segal
Among the horror-soundtrack and library-music cognoscenti, Italy’s Fabio Frizzi stands among the greatest composers of these genres, which have experienced rejuvenated popularity in the last decade. From the ’70s through the ’90s, he collaborated often with horror-film director Lucio Fulci, who’s regarded as one of the geniuses of cinematic gore. For this performance, Frizzi and his band will re-create the wide-ranging music he composed for Fulci’s harrowing movies (e.g., Zombi 2, The Beyond, and Manhattan Baby) while images from them flash behind the players. Expect florid melodic flourishes, intensely suspenseful and chthonic passages, and pulse-pounding rhythms, as well as tales about Frizzi’s experiences with the great filmmaker.