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Concert: Nicholas Isherwood

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Concert: Nicholas Isherwood



Start Date/Time

2/20/2019 7:00 PM

End Date/Time

2/20/2019 8:30 PM

Type of Event

Arts and Culture


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Nicholas Isherwood- Outpost Concert Series
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:00 - 8:30pm

Nicholas Isherwood is one of the leading singers of early music and contemporary music in the world today. He has worked with Joel Cohen, William Christie, Peter Eötvös, Paul McCreesh, Nicholas McGegan, Kent Nagano, Zubin Mehta and Gennadi Rozhdestvensky as well as composers Sylvano Bussotti, Elliott Carter, George Crumb, Hans Werner Henze, Mauricio Kagel, György Kurtág, Olivier Messiaen, Giacinto Scelsi, Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis in prestigious venues around the world (La Scala, Covent Garden, the Théatre des Champs Elysées, Salzburg Festival, Concertgebouw, Berlin Staatsoper, Vienna Konzerthaus, Tanglewood).

Directors he has worked with include Yuri Lyubimov, Tadashi Suzuki, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Sylvano Bussotti, Dmitri Bertmann, Michael Hampe, Pierre Audi and La Fura dels Baus.
Operatic roles include “Antinoo” in Monteverdi’s Il Ritorno di Ulisse in Patria with Boston Baroque, “Plutone” in Monteverdi’s Il Ballo delle Ingrate at the Angers Opera, “Claudio” in Händel’s Agrippina with Nicholas McGegan, “Satiro” in Rossi’s Orfeo and “Pan” in Marais’ Alcione with Les Arts Florissants, “Joas” in Porpora’s Il Gedeone with Martin Haselböck, “Frère Léon” in Saint François d’Assise in the last composer supervised production, “Der Tod” in productions of Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis with the Bach Akademie in Stuttgart, the Konzerthaus in Berlin and 2e2m.  

He has improvised with Steve Lacy, Joëlle Léandre, Sainkho Namtchilak and David Moss, recorded over 50 cd’s and appeared in three films. Free admission. 
The Outpost Concert Series presents virtuosic and dynamic performances of music that fearlessly explores groundbreaking territory. Our featured artists come from across the country and connect Riverside's musical culture with a larger, national scene. 

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Cost: Free

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