Con fuoco

With fire, with passion

"Con fuoco" is an Italian expression that translates to "with fire" or "with passion" in English, conveying the meanings of "intensity" or "ardor".

In music, "con fuoco" is an instruction used to guide performers to play with a fiery and passionate quality, evoking a sense of fervor and emotional intensity.

In other words, when interpreting "con fuoco", performers should aim to infuse the music with a blazing and passionate energy, allowing the audience to experience a musical performance that is characterized by a fervent and fiery expression, conveying the emotional depth and passionate nature of the piece being played.

Example of Con fuoco

Gustavo Dudamel Dvorak Symphony no 9 4th movement Allegro con fuoco