Singer from Corner Brook performing 'Messiah' in St. John’s

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Tenor Adam Luther, formerly of Corner Brook and now living in Toronto, will be a part of the performance of  Händel's “Messiah” in St. John’s this weekend.

ST. JOHN’S — Former Corner Brook resident Adam Luther will be back on home soil for a pair of performances of  Händel's “Messiah” in St. John’s this weekend.

The tenor will be one of four singers who will perform the famous biblical oratorio at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist tonight and Saturday night.

The concert will also feature soprano Meredith Hall, countertenor Daniel Taylor and baritone Tyler Duncan, accompanied by the Philharmonic Choir of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra.

The performance will be conducted by Marc David, with guest concertmaster Mark Fewer.

Luther, who now lives in Toronto, received his bachelor of music degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and has a diploma in opera from both Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Toronto. He has been a featured soloist with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Sounds of the Festival in Parry Sound, Aldeburgh Connection, Chorus Niagara, and the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto.

He recently completed his tenure as a member of the Canadian Opera Company Studio Ensemble where, according to the biography on his website, Luther performed many main stage roles to great critical and audience acclaim.

Organizations: Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Toronto, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Chorus Niagara Arts and Letters Club of Toronto.He Canadian Opera Company Studio Ensemble

Geographic location: Corner Brook, Toronto, Newfoundland Parry Sound

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  • Concerned
    December 21, 2013 - 20:05

    Wish I could have attended.