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Performance History

David Moss in
English National Opera's
new production
of "Lost Highway"

Video clip of
Johan Strauss' opera
"Die Fledermaus"

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"He's the Caruso of the avant-garde"
[High Performance]

"Alien love-songs meet Bo Diddley, John Coltrane and Maria Callas- that's one way of describing a David Moss concert." [The Village Voice]

“The singer David Moss is cantorial, David Byrne-ish, Beat-cool, raving post-Berio in the mad gabble of the city.”
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2007 - "The Man Made of Rain", multi-media opera by Sam Auinger; premiere at Bruckner House, Linz, Austria

2004 -"Lost Highway", (see below) Phoenix Ensemble, conductor Jorg Henneberger;
Theater Basel

2003 - "Lost Highway", opera by Olga Neuwirth; libretto by Elfriede Jelinek; directed by Joachim Schloemer, conducted by Johannes Kalitzke. World premiere, Graz, Austria in Steierischer Herbst Festival

2001 - "Die Fledermaus"; opera by Johan Strauss; directed by Hans
Neuenfels; conducted by Marc Minkowski; Mozarteum Orchestra;
Salzburg Festival

1999 - "Cronaca del Luogo", opera by Luciano Berio; Salzburg Festival;
Directed by Claus Guth, conducted by Silvain Cambreling,
Klangforum Wien

1996 - "Survival Songs" - opera by David Moss and Bert Noglik, Leipzig
Opera, Berliner Ensemble; Dresden Kulturpalast


2006 - "Pierrot LunaiRE: Remix": with Alter Ego ensemble, Rome

2005 - "Lost Highway"; orchestra version; Ensemble Intercontemporain, led by Johannes Kalitzke

2004 - "CREDO", orchestra and multi-media piece by Andrea Molino; conducted by Molino; Karlsruhe Symphoniker in Karlsruhe, and Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Rome

2003 - "The Adventures of Greggary Peccary", by Frank Zappa; American Composers Orchestra, conducted by Steven Sloane, Carnegie Hall

2003 - "Surrogate Cities", performed by Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic, in Berlin Philharmonie and Lucerne Festival Hall

2002 - "Chortet" composed by David Moss for Arditti String Quartet w. Moss (vocalist); premiered at the 40th Anniversary of Fluxus concert, Kassel, Germany

2001 - "OWL", composed by Moss, for Asko Ensemble; conductor Peter Rundel, Paradiso, Amsterdam

2000 - "The Adventures of Greggery Peccary", by Frank Zappa; performed by Ensemble Modern; with Omar Ebrahim and David Moss; conducted by Peter Eotvos; Jonathan Stockhammer, and Frank Ollu; recorded for RCA Gold Seal

2000 - "The Goldberg Variations Project", by Uri Caine, mixed ensemble; solo vocalist

1999 - "Those Who Speak in a Faint Voice", orchestra piece by Andrea Molino; soloist Moss; Phoenix Ensemble, conducted by Jorg Henneberger; Basel Casino

1997 - "Escalator Over The Hill", by Carla Bley; world premiere of the "live" version, Cologne Triennial; followed by European tour

1996 - "Cantare" by Roland Mell; Berlin Kammer Orchester led by Mell; Schloss Charlottenberg, Berlin

1995 - "Post-Webern"; composition by David Moss for Musikfabrik NRW

1994- - Premiere of "Surrogate Cities", by Heiner Goebbels, Festival d¹Autumn, Paris; vocal soloists: David Moss and Gail Gilmore; conducted by Peter Rundel with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie


David Moss has performed his solo music all over the world. This is a recent selection:

Venice: Venice Biennale 2004
Budapest: Making Waves Festival 2004
Vancouver: New Music Vancouver 2004
New York: Merkin Hall, Explorations series
Adelaide: The Adelaide Festival
Taormina, Italy: European Theater Prize
Bern: Bern Biennale (featured soloist)
Amsterdam: Bimhuis
Cagliari, Sardinia: New Music Festival, Sardinia
Vienna: Jeunesse Musicale
Marseille: Montevideo Arts Center
Darmstadt: Cutting Edge Festival and Serious Fun Festival
Berlin: Hebbel Theater
Gent: Vooruit Art Center
Bruges : Cultural Capitol 2002
Naples: University Napoli New Music series
Rome: University New Music Series
Parma: New Theater Festival
Berlin: Exile Festival
Frankfurt: Moussonturm Theater
Berlin: DAAD Anniversary event
Guarda, Portugal: Poetry Festival
Florence: Galleria della Accademia
Heidelberg: German-American Institute
New York: Serious Fun Festival


2004 -"Sunset Scientists", theater piece by Hans Peter Kuhn, Stefan Kurt, David Moss; commissioned and premiered for Neumarkt Theater, Zürich.

2003 - "Einstein for Aliens", a music-theater piece by David Moss; Staged by David Moss and Fred Pommerehn; music by Moss; stage and light by Fred Pommerehn; Co-produced by Hebbel Theater, Berlin and Muziektheater Transparant, Antwerp

2003 - "For Life", dance-theater by Birgitta Trommler; Tanztheater Darmstadt; music and performance by Moss

2002 - "Spaghetti's Club", by Jean Lambert-Wild & Jean-Luc Therminarius; La Filature, Mulhouse and MC92 Bobigny, Paris

2000 - "Rhythm in the 21st Century"; theater piece by Hans Peter Kuhn, Stefan Kurt, David Moss; Neumarkt Theater, Zürich

1998 - "Zyrikon", music composed for theater; directed by Ernst Stoetzner; Schauspielhaus, Zürich

1996 - "Survival Songs" - opera by David Moss and Bert Noglik; Leipzig Opera, Berliner Ensemble; Dresden Kulturpalast

1996 - "Pieces en Scene", dance piece by Mathilde Monnier; Moss music; Quartz Theater, Brest, France

1994 - "Auroras", by Roberto Paci Dalo' and Isabella Bordoni; music theater; Hebbel Theater, Berlin

1994 - "Wild Wires, Tactile Tales", a sound/theater piece by Hans Peter Kuhn and David Moss; Hebbel Theater, Berlin

1992 - Premiere of "Prometheus", a staged concert by Heiner Goebbels; text by Heiner Mülller; with Ernst Stoetzner and Heiner Müller, actors; Moss, drums and voice; Goebbels, keyboards, composition; Barcelona

1992 - "GOLEM", music-theater by Richard Teitelbaum; David Moss as Golem; commissioned by the DAAD Inventionen Festival, Berlin


2004 - "Heimat 3" by Edgar Reitz, an ARD film
(with performance by Moss)

2003 - "Portrait of Heiner Goebbels", from an ARTE film for television (with David Moss as Prince Orlovsky)

2003 - "Die Fledermaus", DVD release on ARTHAUS,
from a film by ARTE film for television (with David Moss as Prince Orlovsky)

2001 - "Die Fledermaus", a film by ARTE

2000 - "Luciano Berio: a Portrait", an ARTE film for television
(with David Moss as Nino in excerpts from "Cronaca del Luogo")


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