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INTERVIEW: Brian Asawa and Diana Tash ready to fly with ‘Spirits of the Air’

Los Angeles - Brian Asawa and Diana Tash are ready for their FaceTime. It’s a Sunday afternoon and both appear relaxed yet excited to talk about their new album, Spirits of the Air, released September 30th via Amazon and LMLMusic.com and iTunes on October 14th. A 50/50 collaboration between longtime friends and colleagues, Spirits of the Air is the result of […]

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Brian Asawa’s starring role in filmmaker’s “Maps of Emotion”

Los Angeles - German filmmaker Lutz Gregor describes his Maps of Emotion 2 – Venezia as an “opera-movie-dance-installation.” Filmed and recorded in 2012, the Cologne-based filmmaker and dance film producer marries three dramatically different projections into one film. Choreographers and dancers Sara Simeoni and Karl Schriener roam Venice in the left and right fames, becoming, per Gregor, “living, […]

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VIDEO: Brian Asawa performs “Split My Heart” with Composer Kurt Erickson

Los Angeles – Countertenor Brian Asawa is featured in a video released by California-based composer Kurt Erickson. Asawa performs “Split My Heart”, one of Erickson’s Four Andalusian Love Songs, compositions inspired by ancient Arabic texts whose translations Erickson’s partner, soprano Heidi Moss, uncovered in a bookstore. San Francisco Classical Voice‘s Jason Serinus called these songs “tailor-made for the drama […]

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Countertenor Brian Asawa to make “Voices of Distinction” Debut

Los Angeles – Brian Asawa will make his Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice debut in New York’s Hudson Valley on Thursday, July 31st. Performing under the baton of Christine Gunmere and the Sinfonia New York, he will be joined by soprano Kelli Butler, mezzo Toby Newman, tenor Christopher Sokolowski, and baritone Darik Knudsen for Voices […]

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