Category Archives: The Iris

May 28

Fisher Ensemble in Köln

Top: Hartmut Schulz, Maria Mannisto, Matthew Richardson, José Luis Muñoz, Marie-Sophie Caspar, Greg Bagley. Bottom: Garrett Fisher, Jamin Oh, Christy Fisher. Photo courtesy of Christian Palm.

Photos from Germany

Rehearsing… Venue prep… Drinking & eating… Spending time with friends…

Cologne & Aachen, May 2-4

Cologne & Aachen, May 2-4 Information about the Fisher Ensemble’s upcoming performances in Cologne & Aachen – May 2-4!

May 17

The Year Ahead

It’s shaping up to be a busy year ahead for myself and the Fisher Ensemble. I’m excited to be working with visual artist Tori Ellison and writer Tim Appelo on a new work based on the relationship between Sally Hemings and Jefferson’s wife Martha Wayles (wife of Thomas Jefferson). The added twist? They were half-sisters. […]

Call for singers

See full listing on TPS… A soprano and tenor/baritone are needed to star in a short film based on a feature length opera/narrative hybrid THE IRIS. In addition to being a trained vocalist, movement/acting/film experience is encouraged. Apply here… The screenplay is written and music composed by internationally known composer Garrett Fisher. The film will […]

March 21

Images for the Iris

A recent trip to the Hoh Rainforest (Olympic National Park). This is where I want to film the “Land of Mikawa” in The Iris. The Hoh River, nearby.

March 14

THE IRIS in 30 seconds

The screenplay for THE IRIS (by Garrett Fisher) is based on opera THE IRIS (music by Garrett Fisher) which itself is based on the 14th century Japanese Noh play THE IRIS (by Zeami), which is based on a chapter of the 9th century Japanese classic TALES OF ISE (by the poet Narihira). Support this project… […]

March 14

Paintings to help THE IRIS

We’d like to offer a special thanks to Carol Fisher who has donated these watercolors to the Ensemble. The proceeds from your purchase will go directly towards a recording of our new film, THE IRIS. ​ Support us and buy your painting here… Note: if you do not live in Seattle we can potentially ship the […]