By Francisco Salazar
Raehann Bryce-Davis is set to open the George London Foundation for Singers 2022-23 season.
The mezzo will perform a recital on Oct. 2 at the Morgan Library & Museum. The showcase will feature Amy Beach’s “Three Browning Songs;” Wagner’s “Wesendonck Lieder;” three songs from Peter Ashbourne’s “Fi Mi Love Have Lion Heart,” based on Jamaican folk songs; songs by Melissa Dunphy, Margaret Bonds, and Florence Price; and the world premiere of Maria Thompson Corley’s “The Beauty in my Blackness.”
Pianist Jeanne-Minette Cilliers will accompany the mezzo.
Bryce-Davis is a rising star who has performed with the Washington National Opera, Oratorio Society of New York, Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Dutch National Opera, La Monnaie de Munt, Glimmerglass Festival, Staatstheater Nürnberg, and Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, among others.