October 2, 2017
Writer: Brett Crandall
Gentri: The Gentlemen Trio will perform Friday, October 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hart Auditorium at Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg.
"These three tenors put on an amazing show," said Don Sparhawk, coordinator of the Center Stage Performing Arts Series. "We are also excited to be bringing teenage singing sensation Lexi Walker to perform a few songs on the program."
Gentri is pioneering a signature sound that they describe as "Cinematic Pop," a fusion of lush, epic orchestrations coupled with rich, dynamic three-part harmonies. Their first, self-titled recording was released March 31, 2015. The record spent 10 consecutive weeks in the Top 10 on two different Billboard charts, including three weeks at No. 2 on both the Classical and Classical Crossover charts.
On the heels of their first album release, the Gents debuted their first music video to their original hit single, "Dare," which made international headlines on news outlets around the world, including ABC World News, NBC Nightly News, and Inside Edition.
The Gents recently released their full-length album "RISE," which includes eight new original songs and two covers. It debuted at No. 3 on Billboard's Classical and Classical Crossover Charts, right behind John Williams for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and Andrea Bocelli.
Established in June 2014, Gentri is comprised of Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever. They have performed with Alfie Boe, as well as Tony Award-winning vocalist Idina Menzel and legendary rock band Journey at the Stadium of Fire in Provo.
Gentri also was featured on a television Christmas special with Lexi Walker that was broadcast to over 20 million homes.
Tickets for the concerts are from $12 to $16 for the general public and $6 to $8 for BYU-Idaho students. A preshow dinner at 6 p.m. in the Manwaring Center is an extra 416. Tickets can be purchased at the BYU-Idaho Ticket Office, by calling 496-3170 or online at www.byui.edu/tickets.