Schedule

March 12th, 2016 12pm
Countertenor BRIAN ASAWA & Mezzo-Soprano DIANA TASH
at the EDENDALE UP CLOSE Concert Series

BRIAN ASAWA – countertenor
DIANA TASH – mezzo-soprano
ARTHUR OMURA – harpsichord
ALEXA PILON – Baroque cello
Edendale Branch Library (LAPL)
2011 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026
info: (213) 207-3000
April 9th, 2016 5pm
Duo recital with mezzo-soprano Kindra Scharich
Collaborative pianist: Kevin Korth
LiederAlive Recital Series

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez Street
San Francisco, CA
August 5th, 2016 8pm
World Premiere of a new song cycle, O MISTRESS MINE by composer Juliana Hall
12 Songs on Texts from Plays of William Shakespeare written for, and dedicated to, Brian Asawa
Collaborative pianist: Juliana Hall
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
20 Litchfield Road
Norfolk, CT
Recent
January 4th, 2015 4PM
Fifth Annual Boar’s Head Festival and Mid-Winter Gala
Soloist, San Francisco Renaissance Voices

St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, Menlo Park, CA
January 3rd, 2015 8PM
Fifth Annual Boar’s Head Festival and Mid-Winter Gala
Soloist, San Francisco Renaissance Voices

Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA
November 17, 2014 6PM
Master Class, Orange County School of the Arts
Event Center of the Margaret A. Webb Theatre
1010 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA
September 7, 2014
Im Abendrot: Songs of Schubert and Strauss
LIEDER ALIVE! Gala Opening Celebration
With San Francisco Conservatory’s Kevin Korth

San Francisco, California
July 31, 2014
Voices of Distinction: Baroque
Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice

Phoenicia, New York
June 15-July 7, 2014
Napa Music Festival
Voice Faculty, 2014 Vocal Summer Training Program

Napa, California
May 13, 2014
Brian Asawa & Friends
“Amor barroco a dos voces”

Diana Tash, mezzosoprano
Arthur Omura, harpsichord
Frédéric Rosselet, cello
Teatro Degollado
Guadalajara, Mexico
April 6, 2014, 3PM
April 8, 2014, 7:30PM

Bernstein Chichester Psalms (alto solo)
Orff’s Carmina Burana (high tenor solo)
Marin Center Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium
San Rafael, California
February 7, 2014, 8:00 PM
Solo Recital
with Charles Worth, accompanist
Calvary Presbyterian Church
San Francisco, CA
January 25, 2014, 8:00 PM
Solo Recital
with Jay Rosendaal, accompanist
St. Martin’s University
St. Martin’s Abbey Church
Lacey, WA
December 8, 2013, 2:00 PM
Solo Christmas Recital
with Mark Salters, accompanist
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church
Los Angeles, CA
October 28, 2013, 6:00 PM
Masterclass, UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles
Westwood, CA
October 26, 2013, 7:30 PM
Solo Recital
with Mark Salters, accompanist
Universalist Unitarian Church of Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
June 6, 2013, 1:00 PM
Tea Time Concert with Mika & Brian
Mika Shigematsu, Brian Asawa
Pianist, Noriko Yasuda
Imperial Hotel
Osaka, Japan
June 4, 2013, 6:15 PM
Mika Shigematsu & Brian Asawa Duo Recital
Pianist, Noriko Yasuda
Mengyo Kaikan
Osaka, Japan
February 16, 2013
Love in the key of B (Baroque that is!)
Baroque arias, songs, and duets with Diana Tash, mezzo-soprano, Patti Garvey Rynearson, cello, and Arthur Omura, harpsichord
Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Pasadena, California
January 15, 2013
Belize, Angels in America, Peter Eotvos
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles, California
February 11, 2013
Masterclass
UC Irvine School of Music, Winifred Smith Hall (WSH)
Irvine, California
October 12, 14, 16, 2012
Prince Orlofsky, Die Fledermaus, Strauss
Hawaii Opera Theatre, Honolulu, Hawaii
July 29, August 3, 5, 2012
Vera (title role), Vera of Las Vegas
Directed by Mark Streshinsky, and conducted by Jonathan Khuner
Berkeley West Edge Opera
Performing Arts Theater, El Cerrito High School, El Cerrito, California
May 13, 2012
Carmina Burana, Carl Orff
Conducted by Maestro Diego Matheuz
Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar de Venezuela
Fundación Musical Simón Bolívar
Caracas, Venezuela