Christopheren Nomura, Bass-Baritone, has emerged at the forefront of the new generation of American singers. He was recently hailed as one of classical music’s “rising stars” by the Wall Street Journal, has earned a prominent place on operatic, concert and recital stages throughout the world. Known for his deep commitment to the art of recital, he has given more than 250 recitals throughout North America, Europe, South America, and Africa.
Christopheren Nomura has been featured at Chamber Music Festivals in Santa Fe, Marlboro, Tanglewood, Spoleto, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Other highlights have included Carnegie Hall’s “Making Music” series, a week in residence at Cleveland Museum of Art and a performance with the Borromeo Quartet at the Cape and Islands Festival. Mr. Nomura has performed with the Boston Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Tafelmusik. Recent seasons have included a return to the Pacific Symphony to premiere Alva Henderson’s From Greater Light, a debut with the Oregon Bach Festival singing Haydn’s Creation under Helmuth Rilling, and performances with Music of Baroque in Chicago, and the Cincinnati Symphony.
A noted Bach specialist, Mr. Nomura performs with The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, the Carmel Bach Festival, Handel & Haydn Society, the Boston Early Music Festival, Cleveland’s Apollo’s Fire, and the Baldwin-Wallace Bach Festival. His discography includes the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610, nominated for a Grammy, and All Is Bright with Grant Llewellyn and the Handel and Haydn Society, named Musicweb International’s “Recording of the Month.”