Anthony Dean Griffey & Amy Owens Headline George London Foundation Recital

By Francisco Salazar

Anthony Dean Griffey and Amy Owens are set to headline the second George London Foundation recital of the season.

The recital will showcase Griffey in Three Songs for Tenor, Cello, and Piano by Frank Bridge, joined by cellist David Heiss, Mitch’s Aria from André Previn’s “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Sam’s Aria from Carlisle Floyd’s “Susannah,” and songs by John Jacob Niles and Charles Ives.

Meanwhile, Owens is set to perform Donald Waxman’s Lovesongs for soprano, violin, and piano joined by violinist Cindy Wu, the 1912 version, of “Grossmächtige Prinzessin” from Strauss’s “Ariadne auf Naxos,” and Milhaud’s Chansons de Ronsard.

The two singers will conclude the program with “The Song That Goes Like This…” from Eric Idle’s Spamalot, “Drink, My Darling, Drink to Me!” from Strauss’s “Die Fledermaus,” and “You Are Love” from Jerome Kern’s Showboat.

The recital is set for March 24 at the Morgan Library and Museum.