International Baritone Soloist in Concert Jan. 24 at Gardner-Webb University

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John Fulton Has Appeared with Berlin, Boston and Sydney Symphonies

A portrait image of John Fulton, BaritoneBOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Baritone John R. Fulton III will be in concert Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. in Hamrick Hall’s Blanton Auditorium, located on the campus of Gardner-Webb University. Presented by the School of Performing Arts Distinguished Artist Series, the program is free and open to the public.

Fulton has been a soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and most recently, the Sydney Symphony. In the 2017 season, he made his operatic debut at the famous Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy. After his debut under the baton of Lorin Maazel as a part of the 2011 Castleton Festival—in which he sang the baritone arias of Gershwin’s masterpiece “Porgy and Bess”—he became a well-known artist on the European scene.

He recently joined the faculty at Hampton (Va.) University as an assistant professor of music and voice. Fulton has performed guest recitals at the Eastman School of Music (Rochester, N.Y.), The University of Colorado at Boulder, and Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Va.) He received his Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Masters of Music Performance from Eastman.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704-406-4270 or email disabilityservices@gardner-webb.edu with your request.

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