Upcoming in Spring 2020: NYC reading of my new musical "The Red Carpet" in partnership with AEA. 

February 6-8

Cabaret performances with Tovah Feldshuh at 54 Below. 

1/29-2/3 Rehearsal pianist for Mozart's "Great Mass in C minor" with  New York Philharmonic, Jaap von Sweden, music director, and Concert Chorale of New York.

January 8-12

A sold-out run of cabaret performances with Tovah Feldshuh in

Boca Raton (Mizner Park Cultural Center) and Delray Beach (Delray Beach Playhouse).


December 16 &17, 2019 marked the World Premiere performances of his "Carol Suite" for Choir and Organ, his fourth (!) commissioned work for Voices of Ascension. For details and tickets click here!

In the Fall of 2019 Mr. Bassi joined the adjunct faculty at Temple University, teaching music theatre composition. His residency included the first workshop and reading of his new musical
"The Red Carpet" in development with his collaborator Stephen Lance.


On September 20 and 21, 2019, Mr. Bassi  manned
the piano at Feinstein’s at the Nikko in San Francisco for two sold-out performances of “Tovah is Leona!” starring his frequent cabaret partner, Tovah Feldshuh.  click for more information

December of 2019, performances of his 
“Carol Symphony” will be featured on the holiday concerts at St. Ignatius Loyola in NYC. Stay tuned for details.

He is currently composing a new choral work, “O Quam Suavis,”  commissioned by Church of Corpus Christi.

A composer of consequence, Mr. Bassi's compositions are  available from Oxford University Press.


​A review of his work as music director and composer for the Music before 1800 series 
is here: REVIEW of Bassi’s Motet: Ave Verum Corpus


James Bassi's Broadway World profile







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