Robert Nathanson, a classical and baroque guitarist, has been performing as part of Duo Sureño (guitar and soprano) with Nancy King since 1999.
A champion of new music, Robert has commissioned, premiered, and recorded works by David Kechley, William Neil, Jing Jing Luo, Ernesto García de León, Leo Brouwer, John Anthony Lennon, Ernesto Cordero, Marilyn Shrude, Shih-Hui Chen and others. Nathanson has hosted several New Music Festivals inviting composers and performers to the campus of University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he is Professor of Music, to perform, record and conduct master classes. He is also Artistic Director for PRO MUSICA, a concert series celebrating the music of living composers sponsored by and performed at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC.
Nancy is an active performer, teacher, guest lecturer, and Coordinator for Vocal Performance at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. King has most recently appeared at Adele in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, and as soloist in Handel’s Messiah with Toronto Classical Singers and Mount Olive College. She proudly serves as the Artistic Director of Opera Wilmington, and most recently as the stage director for their summer 2015 production of Verdi’s Rigoletto.
The upcoming album will feature compositions by William Neil, Andrew York, Jing Jing Lui, William Bolcom, and David Kechley.
By Brandon MacNeil, Senior A&R Representative