Bass singer and specialist in early modern Japanese literature who studied at Harvard University and was a member of The Harvard University Choir and appeared on their yuletide offering, Christmas in the Busch.
He was a researcher at Tokyo’s National Institute of Japanese Literature, Kyosho University and Waseda University and became a teacher on the Theater Studies Program and in the Department of East Asian Languages at Yale University. He went on to join the faculty of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Harvard University Choir recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)
Pro Organo CD 7134 (Christmas in the Busch)
Conductor – Murray Forbes Somerville
Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Director – Robert Mealy
The Harvard Brass
Soprano – Awet Andemichael
Bass – Mark Risinger
Organists – Erica Johnson and Edward Jones
Here is the Harvard University Choir singing “O Praise Ye the Lord! Sing Praise in the Height”…
- Liner notes: Christmas in the Busch