Brandon's History
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Awards, Education, Operas, Concerts, Musicals & More

AWARDS
Gramophone Award for Gurrelieder recording , 2016
Richard Tucker Award, 2007
ARIA Award, 2004
Metropolitan Opera National Council (NYC District), 1998 & 1999
Crawley Award (Young Patronesses of Florida Grand Opera), 1998
Anna Case Mackay Award (Santa Fe Opera), 1996

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EDUCATION
Seattle Opera Young Artist,1998
Cosi fan Tutti (Ferrando)

Manhattan School of Music,1996, 1997 & 1998
Two Widows (Ladislov)
Postacard from Morocco (Man with the Paint Box)
Rappacini’s Daughter (Rodolpho)

Santa Fe Opera Apprentice,1996 & 1997
Semele (Apollo)

Northern Arizona University, 1994
Bachelor of Science in Theater Performance


OPERA ROLE COMPANY YEAR
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Sergei Wiener Staatsoper 2017
Carmen Don Jose Lyric Opera of Chicago 2017
Rusalka The Prince Metropolitan Opera 2017
Les troyens Enée Lyric Opera of Chicago 2016
Carmen Don Jose Wiener Staatsoper 2016
Carmen Don Jose Opera Australia 2016
Carmen Don Jose Bayerische Staatsoper 2016
Manon Lescaut Il cavaliere Renato Des Grieux Bayerische Staatsoper 2016
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Walther von Stolzing L'Opéra National de Paris, Opéra Bastille 2016
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Walther von Stolzing San Francisco Opera 2015
Wozzeck Drum Major Zurich Opera 2015
Fidelio Fidelio Zurich Opera 2015
The Passenger Walter Lyric Opera of Chicago 2015
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Sergei The Metropolitan Opera 2014
Carmen Don Jose The Metropolitan Opera 2014
Susannah Sam San Francisco Opera 2014
Carmen Don Jose Zurich Opera 2014
Carmen Don Jose Houston Grand Opera 2014
Rusalka Prince Lyric Opera of Chicago 2014
Fidelio Fidelio Zurich Opera 2013/14
Carmen Don Jose Dallas Opera 2013
Carmen Don Jose LA Opera 2013
Lohengrin Lohengrin Festival de Lanaudiere 2013
Ariadne auf Naxos Bacchus Bayerische Staatsoper 2013
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Sergei Zurich Opera 2013
Carmen Don Jose Zurich Opera 2013
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton LA Opera 2012
Lohengrin Lohengrin San Francisco Opera 2012
Carmen Don Jose Arena di Verona 2012
Tosca Cavaradossi Opera Koln 2012
Don Carlos Don Carlos Houston Grand Opera 2012
Carmen Don Jose Deutsch Oper Berlin 2012
Tosca Cavaradossi Canadian Opera Company 2012
Ariadne auf Naxos Bacchus Lyric Opera of Chicago 2011
Carmen Don Jose Bayerische Staatsoper 2011
Die Walkure Siegmund San Francisco Opera 2011
Das Rheingold Froh San Francisco Opera 2011
Carmen Don Jose N.C.P.A. (Beijing) 2011
Carmen Don Jose Lyric Opera of Chicago 2011
Senso Hans Buchner Teatro Massimo 2011
Carmen Don Jose Metropolitan Opera 2010
Carmen Don Jose Gran Teatro del Liceu 2010
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton Santa Fe Opera 2010
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton Dallas Opera 2010
Ariadne auf Naxos Bacchus Boston Lyric Opera 2010
Carmen Don Jose Metropolitan Opera 2010
Kat’a Kabanova Boris Lyric Opera of Chicago 2009
Jenufa Steva Bayerische Staatsoper 2009
Il Tabarro Luigi San Francisco Opera 2009
Rusalka The Prince Glyndebourne Festival 2009
Die Voegel Hoffegut L.A. Opera 2009
Norma Pollione Teatro Verdi Trieste 2009
Peter Grimes Peter Grimes Teatro di San Carlo 2009
Carmen Don Jose Washington National Opera 2008
Cavelleria Rusticana Turiddu Houston Grand Opera 2008
Carmen Don Jose Glyndebourne Festival 2008
Rusalka The Prince Minnesota Opera 2008
Tosca Cavaradossi Seattle Opera 2008
Tosca Cavaradossi l’Opera de Nice 2008
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton San Francisco Opera 2007
Macbeth Macduff Dallas Opera 2007
Cavelleria Rusticana Turiddu New York City Opera 2007
Tosca Cavaradossi Bregenz Festival 2007
Anna Karenina Constantin Levin Opera Theatre of St. Louis 2007
Anna Karenina Constantin Levin Florida Grand Opera 2007
Jenufa Steva Angers-Nantes Opera 2007
Candide Candide Teatro di San Carlo 2007
Tosca Cavaradossi de Vlaamse Opera 2006
Dido and Aeneas Aeneas Teatro alla Scala 2006
Werther Werther Opera de Lille 2006
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton Staatstheater Stuttgart 2006
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Sergei Austin Lyric Opera 2006
Cavelleria Rusticana Turiddu Dallas Opera 2005
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton New York City Opera 2005
Gloriana Robert Devereux Opera Theater of St. Louis 2005
Flight Bill Boston Lyric Opera 2005
Tosca Cavaradossi Opera de Bordeaux 2005
Carmen Don Jose de Vlaamse Opera 2004/05
les Contes d’Hoffman Hoffman Teatro alla Scala 2004
The Mines of Sulpher Boconnion Glimmerglass Opera 2004
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton Opera Toulon 2004
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton Theatre du Capitole Toulouse 2004
les Contes d’Hoffman Hoffman Angers-Nantes Opera 2004
Carmen Don Jose Palm Beach Opera 2004
Norma Pollione Angers-Nantes Opera 2003/04
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton New York City Opera 2003
La Belle Helene Paris Santa Fe Oprea 2003
Intermezzo Baron Lummar Santa Fe Opera 2003
Flight Bill Opera Theater of St. Louis 2003
Madama Butterfly B.F. Pinkerton Opera de Bordeaux 2003
Turn of the Screw</td> Prologue/Peter Quint Megaron-Thessaloniki 2002
Salome Narraboth New York City Opera 2002
Susannah Sam Festival Opera 2002
Macbeth Macduff Opera de Bordeaux 2002
Il Tabarro Luigi Angers-Nantes Opera 2002
Gianni Schicchi Gherardo Angers-Nantes Opera 2002
Susannah Sam Palm Beach Opera 2002
Sapho (Massenet) Jean Gaussin Wexford Festival 2001
La Tragedie de Carmen Don Jose Festival Opera 2001
La Traviata Alfredo Virginia Opera 2001
Street Scene Sam Kaplan Minnesota Opera 2001
Madama Butterfly* B.F. Pinkerton Dallas Opera 2000
La Tragedie de Carmen Don Jose Opera de Bordeaux 2000
The Tale of the Nutcracker Nutcracker Opera San Jose 2000
The Two Widows (Smetna) Ladislov Chautauqua Opera 1999
The Tale of Dorian Grey Lord Geoffrey Florentine Opera 1998
The Genius of Leonard Bernstein Trio/Tony/Songs Chicago Opera Theatre 1998
Paul Bunyan* Hot Biscuit Slim New York City Opera 1998
The Bartered Bride* Vasek New York City Opera 1997
Semele Apollo Santa Fe Opera 1997
Arabella Welko Santa Fe Opera 1997

*Denotes educational shows for students


CONCERT ROLE EVENT/ORCHESTRA YEAR
Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde Soloist Festival Saint Denis, Orchestre National de France 2017
Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder Soloist Hallé Orchestra 2017
Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 Soloist RAI National Symphony Orchestra 2016
Berg's Wozzeck Soloist Philharmonia Zurich at Royal Festival Hall 2015
Act I of Verdi’s Tosca Soloist Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood 2015
Beethoven’s Fidelio Soloist San Francisco Symphony 2015
Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis Soloist San Francisco Symphony 2015
Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass Soloist Czech Philharmonic Orchestra 2015
Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis Soloist LA Philharmonic 2015
Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde Soloist Festival St. Denis 2014
Beethoven’s Fidelio Fidelio Verbier Festival 2014
Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder Waldemar Kölner Philharmonie 2014
Lyric Opera at Millennium Park Don Jose Lyric Opera of Chicago 2012
Palm Beach Opera 50th Gala Tenor Palm Beach Opera 2012
Mahler’s 8th Symphony Tenor/Dr. Marianus Kolner Philharmonie 2011
Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Tenor Hollywood Bowl 2011
Opera in the Park Arias San Francisco Opera 2009
75th Anniversary Concert Otello (excerpt) Glyndebourne Festival 2009
Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Tenor St. Louis Symphony 2009
Grand Opera before Wagner Arias & more Bard Music Festival 2006
The Merry Widow (selections) Arias & duets Pacific Symphony 2005
Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Tenor Aquitaine National Orchestra 2005
New Year’s Eve Gala Concert Arias & duets Philadelphia Orchestra 2004
Carmen Don Jose Voix du Renoix 2002
Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Tenor Aquitaine Nationl Orchestra 2002

OPERETTA & MUSICALS ROLE HOUSE YEAR
Carousel Mr. Snow Papermill Playhouse 2001
The Student Prince Carl Franz Papermill Playhouse 2000
Pirates of Penzance Frederic New York Gilbert & Sullivan 1997-99
Yeomen of the Guard Fairfax N.Y.G.A.S.P. 1997
Utopia Limited Captain Fitxbattleaxe N.Y.G.A.S.P. 1997
Gondoliers Luiz N.Y.G.A.S.P. 1996
Iolanthe Strephon N.Y.G.A.S.P. 1996
HMS Pinafore Ralph Rackstraw N.Y.G.A.S.P. 1995-98
The Mikado Chorus N.Y.G.A.S.P. 1995-98


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