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GRANT KNOX, tenor

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merican tenor Grant Knox is enjoying a varied career in opera, musical theater, concert and recital.  He has appeared with the Cincinnati Opera, Atlanta Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Chautauqua Opera, Tri-Cities Opera, Ohio Light Opera,  Asheville Lyric Opera,  Lyric Opera Atlanta, Rochester Lyric Opera,  GLOW  Lyric Theatre  and with Maestro  Lorin  Maazel’s  Castleton Opera Festival. Equally at home in concert repertoire, Knox has been engaged by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic, Greenville Symphony Orchestra/Chorale, Cobb Symphony, Peninsula Music Festival, Bach Ensemble of Cincinnati, Rochester Oratorio Society/Philharmonic, Hendersonville Symphony and in recital at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  

As a proponent of contemporary music, Knox has worked with composers Libby Larsen, John  Musto,  Jake  Heggie,  Nico  Muhly  and William  Bolcom.  Knox sang the world premiere performances of Nico Muhly’s The Unknown Room, Three Songs for Tenor and Violin, with the Constella Festival of Music in Cincinnati. Recent engagements include the tenor solos in Handel’s  Messiah with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with the Peninsula Music Festival, the tenor solos in Carmina burana with the Greenville Symphony and Chorale and Elijah with the Rochester Oratorio Society  and Rochester Philharmonic. Last  spring, Knox collaborated with celebrated pianist Martin Katz for  multiple  performances of Janáček’s rarely heard song cycle The Diary of One Who Vanished.   GERARD SUNDBERG, baritone

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r. Sundberg is a graduate of Bethel College (St. Paul, MN), and holds both Master of Fine Arts and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Minnesota where he studied voice with Clifton Ware and Roy Schuessler.  He is presently Professor of Voice at Wheaton Conservatory of Music (Wheaton, IL).  His two recordings are “Singer on a Journey”, including four sacred song cycles by Brahms, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams and Carlisle Floyd, and “Songs for the Journey” including arrangements by Edwin Childs of 16 Hymns and Gospel songs. His recent performances include Josh Bauder Tyndale: A Reformation Oratorio with Deo Cantamus, Minneapolis; Handel Messiah with the Chicago Master Chorale; Bach Magnificat with Camerata Chicago; Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols with Bethel University; and Mozart Regina coeli and Handel Messiah (part 1) with the Atlanta Symphony and Chamber Chorus. ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER CHORUS

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cclaimed for the beauty, precision and expressive qualities of its singing, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus has been an important part of the orchestra’s programming since its founding by the late Robert Shaw. The Chamber Chorus, which debuted on December 14, 1967, is composed of 60 volunteers selected by audition from the ranks of the ASO Chorus, who meet for extra rehearsals and perform with the ASO each season.  The Chamber Chorus 50 aso.org | @AtlantaSymphony | facebook.com/AtlantaSymphony

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