"Impossibile" for soprano, flute, clarinet and piano. Text by Giuseppe Raffa 1987
Woodwind quintet "Fanasie di Siena", 1989
Scherzo Basso for viola, cello and bass 1989
"Astolfo" (a three act opera for four soloists, mixed chorus and orchestra libretto by Giuseppe Raffa) 1990
Sonata for violin and piano 1990
Cody (a short opera for solo trombone, libretto by the composer) 1991
An Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots for soprano, flute, bass and piano, after Mark Twain 1992
Song Cycle for tenor, violin, viola (Thomas Moore poems)1992
"The Man with a Flower in His Mouth" a one act opera after Pirandello for tenor, mute actors and chamber orchestra) 1995
Incidental Music for "Oltre il Buio" viola and piano 1996
"Amedeo" a one act opera on the life of Amedeo Modigliani for four soloists, mixed chorus and small orchestra, libretto by the composer 1997
"Lolek" a one act opera on the life of Pope John Paul II for four solists, mixed chorus and small orchestra, libretto by the composer 1999
"A Prelude on a Pianists Name" for solo piano 2010
"Quartetto D’Arte" a string quartet in 7 movements on 7 paintings by French painter Anne Delaby
The Flower (2011-2012), a one act, hour long ballet, on an original story by the composer for orchestra, six principle dancers and an actress
Fazzolari began studies in piano at the age of 4, and composed his first piece a year later. After attending the Royal Conservatory of Toronto (Piano and Harmony) he completed his Bachelor’s of Music (Honours Theory and Composition) at the University of Western Ontario, 1989 studying with Peter Paul Koprowski and Jack Behrens.
He moved to Siena, Italy to study with Franco Donadoni at Chigiana Accademy 1989. On to New York City for a Master Degree at CUNY’s City College under Pulitzer Prize winner David Del Tredici (master classes with Leonard Bernstein). Final stop and a Ph.D. in composition at the University of Minnesota with Pulitzer Prize winning composer Dominick Argento 1996.
Dr. Fazzolari then moved to Milan, Italy in 1996 where he works and teaches. He is preparing a world premiere CD of his music featuring his String Quartet "Quartetto D’arte" (Dino Sassai, 1st violin at La Scala, Ugo Martelli violinist and SKY TV Television Host Classical Music Channel, Milan, Giambattista Pianezzola, viola Pomeriggi Musicali, Annamaria Bernadette Cristian, cello) as well as a solo piano piece composed for highly acclaimed pianist and fellow Canadian Louis Lortie.