MOSSWOOD SOUND SERIES
NICHOLAS ISHERWOOD performs a diverse program of contemporary vocal music, including 3 premieres by graduate composers from UC Berkeley and a rare performance of Followe Thy Faire Sunne (1962) for voice and tubular bells by Morton Feldman.
Bass baritone NICHOLAS ISHERWOOD is one of the leading singers of early music and contemporary music in the world today. He has sung in many of Europe's leading festivals and opera houses. Isherwood has worked closely with composers such as Sylvano Bussotti, Elliott Carter, George Crumb. Hans Werner Henze, Mauricio Kagel, György Kurtág, Olivier Messiaen, Giacinto Scelsi, Iannis Xenakis, among many others. He has improvised with Steve Lacy, Joelle Léandre, David Moss and Sainkho Namtchilak. Isherwood collaborated with Karlheinz Stockhausen for 23 years, singing numerous world premieres, including Montag, Dienstag, and Freitag from Licht.
Morton Feldman - Followe Thy Faire Sunne
Eda Er - I feel the Nail in my Heart PREMIERE
George Papajohn - Response PREMIERE
Luke Dzwonczyk - The Oratory of Saint Philip Neri PREMIERE
Ho Chung Shih - Mantra of the Heart Sutra
Eve De Castro Robinson - Hau
Veronika Krausas - The Alchemist Suite
Artyom Kim - Earth Music