Duke Symphony Orchestra with Timothy Culver, tenor, and Nicholas Kenney, horn
"Music For Friends"-- Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture; Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, Op. 31; Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36. Timothy Culver is Associate Professor of Voice at Kent State University. He has performed with the Cleveland Opera, Lyric Opera Cleveland, Lansing Lyric Opera, Porthouse Theatre, Huron Playhouse and the Cleveland Orchestra. A frequent recitalist, oratorio and concert soloist, Mr. Culver sang in the U.S. premiere of Erwin Schulhoff's "H.M.S. Royal Oak" with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony. Nicholas Kinney is assistant professor of horn at Southeast Missouri State University, where he teaches applied horn, horn ensemble, music theory, music appreciation, and is the assistant director of the athletic bands. He has performed in venues around the globe, including the Conservatorium in Brisbane, Australia, the historic Waterford Opera House in Waterford, Ireland, and New York's Carnegie Hall. An award-winning soloist, he was named a finalist in the International Horn Competition of America in 2009.