The Fargions

The Fargion sibling duo consisting of Giacomo & Francesca Fargion. 

 

Leo Chadburn: “A big highlight of last night was the set by The Fargions: mordant, dry as a bone deadpan little gems of songs with electronics, so hilarious and truthful and wise. Young heirs to Ivor Cutler.
 

Francesca Fargion is a composer/performer from London.

She studied music at Goldsmiths University and then completed postgraduate studies in piano performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She recently completed the MMus in Creative Practice at Goldsmiths. She is currently doing a PhD funded by M4c at the Birmingham Conservatoire. 

Recent performances include:

LCMF, (London, 2019) where she performed as solo pianist and singer in Burrows&Fargion ‘Let us stop this mad rush towards the end.’

Cafè Oto, (London, 2019) performing vocals and keyboards Tim Parkinson’s album ‘Pleasure Island’.

Fest en Fest, (London, 2019) performing Burrows&Fargion ‘Music For Lectures, Every Word was Once an Animal’ with Mette Edvardsen.

Kaaitheater (Brussels, 2019) PACT (Essen, 2019) Impulstanz festival (Vienna, 2019) with Claire Croizè’s ‘Flowers (we are)’.

Music we’d like to hear (London, 2018/19) performing keyboard duet ‘Timing’ by Phil Harmonic (1979), harpsichord duet ’Matepe’ by Kevin Volans and solo piano ‘Variations’ (1971) by Michael Parsons. 

Kampnagel theatre (Hamburg, 2017) and the contemporary dance festival, BIPOD (Beirut, 2017) performing Matteo Fargion’s ‘7 Dialogues’ with DANCE ON.

Giacomo Fargion is a music producer and electronic music composer born and based in London. He also has a classical background having studied at the Junior Guildhall playing classical guitar. Within the last few years Giacomo has been involved in a variety of projects: he wrote the music for the Southwark Bridge as part of the Illuminated River project; 'Vive La Phrance', a theatre piece written by Andrea Spreafico, Bergen, Norway; music for a short educational film on teenage mental health by Jon Akass, Media Citizens, London; and mixing and mastering music for '52 Portraits' by Matteo Fargion, Jonathan Burrows and Hugo Glendinning, a Sadlers Wells Theatre production.    

The Fargions also run an event series called Good Company.