Ken-David Masur Conducts Tchaikovsky, Brahms and Britten with
soloists tenor Anthony Dean Griffey and horn Kevin Owen
join the Philharmonic on Jan. 20
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Ken-David Masur for a program that includes Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, Brahms’ Tragic Overture and Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, featuring tenor Anthony Dean Griffey and horn soloist Kevin Owen. The TACO Classical concert is Saturday (Jan. 20) at 8:00pm.
Tenor Anthony Dean Griffey
- Has captured critical and popular acclaim on opera, concert and recital stages around the world.
- Appears regularly with the New York, Los Angeles and Berlin philharmonics, the Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, London, Japan’s NHK Symphony and Saito Kinen orchestras, and Orquesta Nacional de España, Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo.
- Peforms at the world’s most prestigious opera houses in roles including the title roles in Peter Grimes, Idomeneo and Oedipus Rex, Florestan in Fidelio, Erik in Die Fliegende Holländer and Alfred in Die Fledermaus.
- With the Houston Grand Opera, created the role of Uncle Billy in Jake Heggie’s It’s a Wonderful Life.
Horn Kevin Owen
- Performs with symphony orchestras, chamber music groups, swing bands, rock bands, jazz ensembles and in the recording studio.
- Principal horn for the RI Philharmonic, Boston Pops Esplanade, and Boston Landmarks orchestras, the Boston Lyric Opera and the Boston Philharmonic.
- Featured as a soloist by the Boston Pops, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, the New Haven Symphony, the Boston Philharmonic, and many other regional orchestras.
Tickets are $15-$150 (including all fees), and can be purchased online at tickets.riphil.org or from the RI Philharmonic Orchestra Box Office in East Providence; by phone 401.248.7000 (M-F 9am-4:30pm, closed Martin Luther King Day). On day of concerts, tickets are available at The VETS Box Office (Saturday, 4pm-showtime). Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.