George London Foundation Recital
Pairs of stellar opera singers, many of whom were winners of a George London prize early in their careers, or recent George London Award recipients, perform in this annual series of recitals. A reception with the artists follows each recital.
Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor
Amy Owens, soprano
Warren Jones, piano
Cindy Wu, violin
David Heiss, cello
Anthony Dean Griffey is a four time Grammy-winning recording artist, appearing at the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Paris Opera, Teatro Comunale di Firenze, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, and the Saito Kinen Festival in Japan. Amy Owens has appeared with the Dallas Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Naples, National Symphony Orchestra, Omaha Symphony, and Buffalo Philharmonic, and in the 2018/19 season she has appearances with the Santa Fe Opera, Lubbock Symphony, and Mobile Symphony Orchestra.
They will be performing woks by Frank Bridge, Donald Waxman, Andre Previn, Carlisle Floyd, Richard Strauss, Darius Milhaud, John Jacob Niles, Charles Ives, Eric Idle, Johann Strauss II, and Jerome Kern.