Palermo Contemporary Quartet
is a saxophone group founded in 2017 with the objective of working on the most important pages of contemporary music for saxophone quartet. All musicians are specialized in contemporary repertory and technique and all of them are specializing in a 2nd level Master in Contemporary music in Palermo Conservatory. They have performed music by Donatoni, Xenakis, Sciarrino, Tagliavia, Gubaidulina and many others. Palermo Contemporary Quartet musicians are Ghehanghir Baghchighi, Nicola Mogavero, Francesco Italiano and Giuseppe Mario Caccamisi. In November 2017 they have been protagonists of "La bocca, i piedi, il suono" for 4 alto saxophones and 100 saxophones in movement in Teatro Massimo in Palermo for 70th birthday of composer Salvatore Sciarrino.
Gehanghir Baghchighi, alto saxophone
Nicola Mogavero, alto saxophone
Francesco Italiano, alto saxophone
Giuseppe Mario Caccamisi, alto saxophone
& 100 saxophonists from around the world