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John Horton Murray

John Horton Murray


John Horton Murray makes his Seattle Opera debut with the Tenor, a role he has sung at the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Scottish Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, and, last season, Gran Teatre del Liceu. In his native Germany, Murray has sung, among other roles, Menelaus in Richard Strauss’s Aegyptische Helena at Deutsche Oper Berlin and Erik in Wagner’s Fliegende Holländer for Oper Frankfurt. Other European credits include Tichon in Janacek’s Katya Kabanova at Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Steva in Janacek’s Jenufa at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, the title role of Wagner’s Lohengrin in Barcelona, the title role of Wagner’s Parsifal for Scottish Opera, and the Magician in Menotti’s Consul at the Spoleto Festival. Murray has sung at many of the major opera houses on this side of the Atlantic as well: his credits at the Met include Énée in Berlioz’ Troyens, the Emperor in Richard Strauss’s Frau ohne Schatten, Andres in Berg’s Wozzeck, the False Dmitri in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, and Don José in Bizet’s Carmen. Upcoming engagements include Florestan in Beethoven’s Fidelio this April in Nantes and Angers.

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