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Jon Humphrey (Tenor)

Born: USA

The American tenor, Jon Humphrey, made his debut with the Cleveland Orchestra while an undergraduate at Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory and continued with the Orchestra for the next six seasons.

Those early successes led to engagements with major orchestras including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke's, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Jon Humphrey's extensive list of J.S. Bach performances include the Bethlehem Bach Festival, Baldwin-Wallace College Bach Festival (1977-1987), Bach Aria Festival and Institute (1987), Ann Arbor Chamber Singers and New York Pro Musica. A regular performer at the Marlboro Music Festival, he has sung J.S. Bach with Blanche Moyse and the New England Bach Festival since 1973. In the field of contemporary music, he has premiered works by John Harbison, Conrad Susa, John Duke.

Jon Humphrey teaches at the University of Massachusetts, where he has been awarded the Philip Bezanson professorship.

 

Source: Brattleboro Music Center Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2001, April 2010)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Samuel Baron

Tenor

Arias from BWV 41, BWV 97, BWV 146 [w/ Bach Aria Group]

James Fankhauser

Tenor

BWV 243

Ann Kearns

Tenor

BWV 80, BWV 104

Blanche Moyse

Tenor

BWV 80, BWV 93, BWV 104, BWV 140 [1st], BWV 140 [2nd], BWV 161
BWV 243 [1st], BWV 243 [2nd], BWV 244 [Evangelist], BWV 245 [1st, Evangelist], BWV 245 [2nd, Evengelist]

Dwight Oltman

Tenor

BWV 55, BWV 78 [1st], BWV 130 [1st], BWV 201
BWV 243 [2nd], BWV 244 [3rd - Evangelist], BWV 245 [2nd], BWV 245 [3rd], BWV 248 [1st]

George Poinar

Tenor

BWV 43, BWV 244 [1st]

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