George Dyer
  • Jul 16, 2015 6:01 pm
  • 52:59 mins
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George Dyer made his debut with the New Yorl City Opera in 1996 as Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore at the Lincoln Center. He's soloed multiple times with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in their national broadcasts, and his voice has been described as "powerful," "rich," "clear," "silken," and even just plain "gorgeous." In 2009 "The George Dyer Show" opened in Branson, Missouri and he was soon awarded "Best Male Vocalist of that year for an entertaining genre-crossing show.  George is accompanied tonight by Larry Gee, acclaimed teacher, accompanist, and vocal coach who is a frequent guest of the show and who has worked with George for over 20 years.  Host Steven Kapp Perry chats with both musicians about everything from vocal technique to Wham! cover bands!  Repertoire: Granada - Agustin Lara (1:31); You Raise Me Up - Rolf Loveland (5:50); Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen (15:03); Bring Him Home - Claude-Michel Schonberg (18:45); Music of the Night - Andrew Lloyd-Webber (25:33); Nessun Dorma - Giacomo Puccini (34:51); How Great Thou Art - Carl Gustav Boberg (44:33);  Interview segments: George: Vocal technique, and performing in Branson (10:09); Interview with Larry Gee (22:29); George: Songs that mean something, and Wham! cover bands (30:28); George: The blessings of performing with family (37:54);  Follow Highway 89 on twitter: @byuh89 and on instagram: @byuh89