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Gerontius in Dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar at Cincinnati May Festival

May Festival’s rare outing of ‘Dream of Gerontius’ a triumph

by Janelle Gelfand The Enquirer

May 27, 2017

“Griffey, who possesses a powerful lyric tenor, wonderfully conveyed the torment and fear of Gerontius in the ‘Sanctus fortis’ of Part I, illuminating every word of the text with emotion. In the second part, his relief was palpable as he sang, ‘My soul is in my hand; I have no fear’ and finally, after the ear-splitting orchestral outburst, in his response, ‘Take me away.’ ”

Verdi's 'Requiem' with the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

Review: ASO revives Verdi’s “Requiem” in honor of Robert Shaw with masterful performance

by Mark Gresham ArtsATL

November 14, 2015

“The four esteemed soloists made for a well-matched quartet. More precisely, Moore’s liquid soprano with Cano’s mahogany-hued mezzo voice, and Griffey’s bright, empyrean tenor with Stark’s reedy stentorian bass. Three of them — Moore, Griffey and Stark — are all returning artists to the Symphony Hall stage with recent ASO performances to their credit.”