My Awarded Projects
I am the utterance of my name
A music-theater piece on Mary Magdalene, created and performed by composer/percussionist Nathan Davis and playwright/actress Sylvia MiloCreated By: Nathan Davis
Nathan DavisNew York, NY
Nathan Davis “writes music that deals deftly and poetically with timbre and sonority” (NY Times). His opera/ballet “Hagoromo” premiered at BAM Next Wave with The International Contemporary Ensemble, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and legendary dancers Wendy Whelan and Jock Soto. Lincoln Center and the Mostly Mozart Festival have presented the premieres of “Bells” amongst other of his works. He has received commissions from Donaueschinger Musiktage, GMEM and Ensemble CBarré in Marseille, Ekmeles, Claire Chase, Steven Schick, Miller Theatre, the Calder Quartet, Third Coast Percussion, La Jolla Symphony Chorus, and Yarn/Wire, with premieres at Tanglewood, Park Avenue Armory, and Carnegie Hall. The 2018 Aaron Copland Fellow at the Bogliasco Foundation, Davis received awards from the Camargo, PEW, Fromm, and Jerome Foundations, MATA, and ASCAP. An active percussionist and member of the International Contemporary Ensemble, he appeared as a concerto soloist with the Seattle Symphony, Tokyo Symphony, and Nagoya Philharmonic.
On the Nature of Thingness
Song cycle for Soprano and 10 instrumentalists – performed live by Tony Arnold and the International Contemporary Ensemble
The Bright and Hollow Sky
Excerpts from the CD “The Bright and Hollow Sky”, performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble and recorded at EMPAC. The album was named one of TimeOutNY’s best classical albums of 2011.