Gregory TurayPerforming The Gettysburg Address, a special premiere presentation of a composition by Alan Gershwin.
Winner of the 1995 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the 2000 Richard Tucker award, tenor Gregory Turay has sung with some of the world’s great opera companies. At the Lyric Opera of Chicago he created the role of Rodolpho in the world premiere of Willliam Bolcom’s A View from the Bridge. His roles at the Metropolitan Opera have included Fenton in Falstaff under the baton of James Levine, and he made his San Francisco Opera debut as Ottavio in Don Giovanni. Turay has sung with numerous orchestras, among them the Cleveland Orchestra, the Boston Symphony, and the San Francisco Symphony, and given many solo recitals. His 2008-09 season includes a return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Tristan und Isolde. Gregory Turay is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he studied with Dr. Everett McCorvey.