(Berlin) singer, percussionist, composer, performer, teacher, curator, improviser, theater-maker, actor...

David MOSS is at the forefront of new, composed and improvised, contemporary music. Over the past 2 decades he has become known as one of the most innovative singers and powerful, extreme vocalists in the world. David MOSS has expanded his musical work to include stage/screen performer, theater actor,opera singer, and performance/voice character in experimental avant-garde art works. Because of his 4 & 1/2 octave range and his wide vocabulary of vocal sounds and characters, he is in-demand internationally as a "unique and powerful voice" for a new generation of composers and opera directors.

David MOSS received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1991 for music/sound composition, and moved to Berlin as a recipient of the prestigious Berlin DAAD artist fellowship. Since 1991 he has sung as soloist and performed with numerous festivals, orchestras, ensembles, and theater companies, culminating in recent performances with Sir Simon RATTLE and the Berlin Philharmonic; as Nino in Luciano BERIOs' last opera, "Cronaca del Luogo", and as Prince Orlovsky in a scandalous staging of "Die Fledermaus", both at the Salzburg Festival.

David MOSS
David MOSS has also performed in:

"Surrogate Cities", by German composer/director, Heiner GOEBBELS; Olga NEUWIRTH's opera version of David LYNCH's "Lost Highway"; the Ensemble Modern's Frank Zappa project; Carla BLEY's "Escalator Over the Hill"; and had recent premieres in the Spoleto Festival, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Venice Biennale, and the 5th Conference of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in Rome.

In 1999, MOSS conceived and co-founded (with Muziektheater Transparant), the Institute for Living Voice, of which he is currently Artistic Director.

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