Brian Giebler in Recital
Songs of Love, Loss, and Beauty
with Steven McGhee, piano
Clear tone and lively personality
– The New York Times
Shine and clarity
– Opera News
Brian Giebler, who performed the role of Evangelist in True Concord’s February 2019 Bach St. Matthew Passion concerts, and pianist Steven McGhee present a song recital of extraordinary works created in the early 20th century. These lovely and intimate pieces, all featured on Brian’s upcoming debut solo album, present works of a collection of English male composers and poets: Ivor Gurney, Benjamin Britten, A.E. Housman, W.H. Auden, John Ireland and others, reflecting on the beauty of love, the passage of time and the pain of loss.
Praised for his “lovely tone and deep expressivity” by The New York Times, American tenor Brian Giebler has established an impressive career singing virtuosic and eclectic repertoire “with shine and clarity” (Opera News). Whether performing Handel’s Semele with Harry Bicket and The English Concert or Stravinsky’s Threni with Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra, “Brian Giebler use[s] his high-placed tenor with great skill” (Opera Magazine).