John Horton Murray is a distinguished tenor singing leading roles in the world's greatest opera houses—La Scala, Covent Garden, The Met, Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera and more.
He Has sung with major symphony orchestras including the Royal London, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta and Toronto, and has worked with Levine, Ozawa, Maazel, Sinopoli, Barlow, Hicox, Armstrong, Tilson Thomas, Eschenbach, Thielemann, and Solti. In addition, he has composed
various song cycles, a Christmas cantata, and two musicals.
Hailed by Opera Now for his “gleaming ring at the top of his vocal register,” John Horton Murray’s engagements in the 2010-11 season include Siegmund in Die Walküre with Lithuanian National Opera. Last season, he sang his first performances of the title role of Tannhäuser with Teatro Verdi in Trieste as well as returned to the roles of Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos in his Washington National Opera debut, Walther von Stolzing in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg with Cincinnati Opera, and Canio in I Pagliacci with Opera Grand Rapids. Read More
John and his lyricist Judith Leora's new song has been selected for the upcoming "Detention" with Primary Stages and ESPA! The performances are October 5th at 7 and 10pm at Jimmy's No 43 in the East Village.
John Horton Murray singing Vesti la GiubbaRead More