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NZSM Hosts Nicholas Isherwood - Composer Workshop

When:

Wed 21 Aug 2013, 3:10pm–4:30pm

Where: Adam Concert Room, NZSM Kelburn Campus, Victoria University, Gate 7, Kelburn Parade, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Leading interpreter of contemporary vocal repertoire, Nicholas Isherwood discusses recent projects, including his Electric Voice project (performed tomorrow night) and upcoming performances with Stroma.

Nicholas Isherwood has sung in the world's leading festivals (Salzburg, Aix, Festival d'Automne, Avignon, Almeida, Biennale di Venezia, Holland Festival, Munich Biennale, Wien Modern, Handel Festivals in Gottingen and Halle, Tanglewood, Ravinia, etc.) and opera houses (Royal Opera House, Berlin, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Amsterdam, Lyon, Chatelet, Theatre des Champs Elysees, Rome, Torino, Genova, La Fenice, La Scala, etc.), working with conductors such as Joel Cohen, William Christie, Peter Eötvös, Gabriele Ferro, Nicholas McGegan, Paul McCreesh, Zubin Mehta, Kent Nagano, Helmuth Rilling, David Robertson, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and Arturo Tamayo.

He has worked closely with composers such as Sylvano Bussotti, Elliott Carter, George Crumb. Hans Werner Henze, Mauricio Kagel, Gyorgy Kurtág, Steve Lacy, Olivier Messiaen, Giacinto Scelsi and Iannis Xenakis. Isherwood collaborated with Karlheinz Stockhausen for 23 years, singing numerous world premieres. He has improvised with Steve Lacy, Joelle Leandre, David Moss and Sainkho Namtchilak. He has made 55 compact discs for labels such as Erato and Harmonia Mundi and has appeared in three films for television. An active pedagogue, he has taught master classes at schools such as the Paris Conservatoire, Musikhochschule Koln, Salzburg Mozarteum and Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi and held positions at SUNY Buffalo, Notre Dame, Calarts and the Ecole Normale de Musique. His book Techniques of Singing, will be published by Bärenreiter Verlag next year.

Te Koki, New Zealand School of Music is a joint enterprise of Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington.

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