Classical review: Seraphic Fire delivers a feast for vocal aficionados

April 19, 2015 12:26 PM

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Classical review: Seraphic Fire delivers a feast for vocal aficionados

Seraphic Fire’s program on Friday night proved a feast for vocal aficionados. One of the most heralded young tenors on the current operatic scene, a veteran mezzo-soprano and a gifted bass-baritone graced the sanctuary of All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale for performances of two deeply moving scores from the Baroque era and early 20th century.

Dashon Burton’s deep, voluminous bass was both commanding and subtle in Bach’s solo cantata, Ich habe genug (I Have Enough), a devout man’s prayer for death. Bringing compelling drama to the recitatives, Burton could also assay the nimble coloratura, his trills executed with accuracy. For all the po...

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