Singing Repertoire and Selected Performances

Solo Unaccompanied Voice Repertoire

Sequenza III for female voice by Luciano Berio

Recitations (8 vertical right, 8 vertical middle, 9) by Georges Aperghis

Still WAITING by Michael Taplin (world premiere)

Don’t let the snow fall by Andrew Toovey (world premiere)

High / Low by Yfat Soul Zisso (world premiere)

Tria Prima Incantations by Ben Gaunt (world premiere)

White Tara by Ben Lunn (world premiere)

Three Anxieties & A Lullaby by Steph Power (world premiere)

Carmine by Daniel Galbreath (world premiere)

! of faith by Nathan James Dearden (world premiere)

I Had a Dream by Yfat Soul Zisso (world premiere)

Alliterated Sugar Rush by Fleur de Bray (world premiere)

Willow by Howard Skempton

Solo with Ensemble Repertoire

Síppal, dobbal, nádihegedüvel by György Ligeti

Deep by Shiori Usui

Weirdi by Laurence Crane

Song for Insomniac Riggers by Chris McCormack

Violet to Vita by Yfat Soul Zisso

Laude 13, Laude 4, Laude 29 and Laude 27 by Gavin Bryars

Concerto for Voice by Yfat Soul Zisso

Concertino for Amplified Voice 'Homage to Alyssa Edwards'

by Yfat Soul Zisso

Selected recent performances:


15 December 2019 – Performing solo extended vocals with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group for Shiori Usui's Deep, CBSO centre, Birmingham.

29 January 2019 – Ligeti's Síppal, dobbal, nádihegedüvel, performed at Centrala, Birmingham with the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Percussion Department.

27 November 2017 – I am dust, a semi-staged drama for soprano and cello by Yfat Soul Zisso, premiered at Centrala, Birmingham, as part of the Post Paradise concert series.

23 September 2017  Violet to Vita, for soprano, cello and piano by Yfat Soul Zisso, performed at the Fluid Festival, Birmingham.

15 June 2017 Concerto for Voice, for soprano and chamber orchestra by Yfat Soul Zisso, performed as soloist with the Scordatura Women's Music Collective at the St Martin's Church, Gospel Oak, London.

11 May 2016 – Solo unaccompanied voice concert at the LSO St Luke’s Gamelan Room, London.

6 May 2016 – Solo unaccompanied voice concert at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, Birmingham.

14 March 2016Laude 13, Laude 4, Laude 29 and Laude 27 by Gavin Bryars for soprano, tenor, viola, cello and double bass, performed at St Martin’s in the Bull Ring, Birmingham as part of the Frontiers New Music Festival.

10 November 2015Song for Insomniac Riggers by Chris McCormack, for solo soprano, string quartets and electronics performed at the Wigmore Hall, London.

25 March 2015 – Solo unaccompanied voice concert at the Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall as part of the Frontiers New Music Festival’s Vocal Marathon Day.


All as member of Via Nova chamber choir, cond. by Daniel Galbreath

26 May 2016 – A concert of new pieces involving elements of movement and aleatorism by Gavin Thatcher, Daniel Galbreath, Paul Zaba and James Oldham at the IKON Gallery, Birmingham.

20 May 2016Music to Go concert as part of the City of Sounds festival with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, performing Rothko Chapel by Morton Feldman and The Flight of Song by Howard Skempton, at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham.

6 March 2016 – Performing Tender Buttons by Percy Pursglove (world premiere) and The Flight of Song by Howard Skempton with CoMA ensemble at the Festival of Contemporary Music for All at the CBSO Centre, Birmingham.

23 November 2015 – Performing I Himmelen and Till Angeln med de brinande handerna by Karin Rehnqvist and selections from Magnificat by Arvo Pärt at St Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield, as part of the Huddersifeld Contemporary Music Festival’s Shorts series.

12 November 2015 – Performing pieces by Karin Rehnqvist, Arvo Pärt, Lars Johan Werle, Knut Nystedt and Chloe Knibbs at St Paul’s, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, as part of the Frontiers contemporary concert series.

31 March 2014 – Performing The Swallows of Salangan (European premiere) by Morton Feldman with the Thallein ensemble at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, broadcasted on BBC Radio 3.

© Yfat Soul Zisso

Most photos by Anthony Leung

Octopus drawing by Erica Sinclair

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