JOHN HORTON MURRAY
Heralded by the British press after performances of Menelaus in Die Ägyptische Helena at Covent Garden and Bacchus in Scottish Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos, John Horton Murray has sung Enée in Les Troyens, Walther in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Don José in Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera, all with James Levine, as well as the Kaiser in Die Frau ohne Schatten and Ariadne auf Naxos. Other performance highlights from his diverse repertoire have included Daphne at the Deutsche Oper Berlin under Christian Thielemann, Jenufa at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Die Tote Stadt at New York City Opera, and Kát’a Kabanová at Covent Garden. His schedule also has brought him to the stages of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Arena di Verona, De Vlaamse Opera, and Teatro alla Scala. In concert he has appeared under the batons of Andrew Litton, Lorin Maazel, Seiji Ozawa, Libor Pesek, and Michael Tilson Thomas among many others.