Brian Asawa

Brian Asawa

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"Well, go thy way"
47. Recitative: Then shall be brought to pass / 48. Duet: O death where is thy sting?
18a. Duet: He Shall Feed His Flock
17a. Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind
8. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion



Brian Asawa became one of the world's leading countertenors before he was 30 years of age. He was known for his wide choice of roles and for a uniquely dark sound for his voice range. Asawa was an American of Japanese ancestry, brought up in Los Angeles. He became interested in music at an early age and took piano lessons. He began his collegiate studies as a piano major at the University of California Santa Cruz, where he sang in the choir as a tenor. It was during this time th... Read more

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