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David Price (Tenor)

Born: Michigan, USA

The American tenor, David Price, is a Michigan native and resident of the Philadelphia area, has studied voice with Wayne Conner and Harold Evans.

David Price has performed extensively as a soloist with such organizations as the Philadelphia Singers, Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia, Music Group of Philadelphia, Ama Deus Ensemble, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Opera Theater, Chautauqua Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Philadelphia Renaissance Wind Band, Vox the Renaissance Consort, Kennett Symphony and 1807 & Friends. His New York debut was made as the Male Chorus in Benjamin Britten's The Rape of Lucretia, and he sang Orfeo in Vox the Renaissance Consort's production of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo opposite Julianne Baird's Eurydice. His European debut was at the Spoleto Festival as Apollo in George Frideric Handel's Semele.

David Price has recorded the tenor solos in G.F. Handel's Messiah with Valentin Radu and the Ama Deus Ensemble for Vox Records, as well as the role of Damon in G.F. Handel's Acis and Galatea and Bach's Magnificat (BWV 243). He also appears as the soloist in excerpts from the Sergei Rachmaninov Vespers on a CD produced by the Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia, and as the Marquis on a recording of John Phillips Sousa's Desirée. His many oratorio roles include Gerontius in Edward Elgar's monumental oratorio The Dream of Gerontius, the Evangelist in J.S. Bach's St. John Passion (BWV 245), Verdi's Requiem among many others. This past Christmas (2003) he sang one of the wise men in a performance of Dave Brubeck's La Fiesta de la Posada with the Singing City Choir and Dave Brubeck.

David Price is also an active recitalist. He has performed on several recital programs with guitarist Allen Krantz, and their collaboration with the Wister Quartet was broadcast on WHYY-FM in Philadelphia. He has also been heard as soloist on the nationally syndicated radio shows The First Art and Performance Today.

 

Source: Voices Notes Website (March 2004)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2006)

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Valentin Radu

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BWV 243

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VOICES Notes - Volume 1, Number 4, March 8, 2004

 

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