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After critical successes as Don Jose in Bizet’s Carmen, as well as the title roles in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Britten’s The Prodigal Son, Brian leaves the Oper Frankfurt ensemble to pursue a fully freelance career. He begins the 2023-2024 season with the world premier of Tobias Picker’s new opera Lili Elbe, and makes his debut at Teater an der Wien in Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette.
TENOR BRIAN MICHAEL
hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. This season, he will make appearances at Konzert und Theater St. Gallen for the world premiere of Lili Elbe, and a house debut with Teater an der Wien. Last season included performances with Oper Frankfurt in his third year as an ensemble member, and appearances with Oper im Steinbruch as Don José in Carmen, and Young Hoffman/Schlemil in Les Contes D'Hoffman with Göteborgsoperan. The 20/21 season saw his house debut with the Oper Frankfurt ensemble as Schmidt in Werther, during which he also sang the Shepherd in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex, Narraboth and Remendado in Barrie Kosky's Salome and Carmen, a Singer in Warten auf heute / Waiting for Today, the Duke in Rigoletto, and more. He made his debut at The Metropolitan Opera in 2018 and was a member of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program where he was seen as Gastone in La Traviata, The Song Seller in the 100th Anniversary performances of Puccini’s Il Trittico as well as Second Priest in the Met’s abridged version of The Magic Flute.
"FULLY FORMED... STYLE &
“...the one cast member who emerged fully formed and ready to step onto the stage of a major opera house was Brian Michael Moore... His endearing presence was complemented by a ringing lyric tenor with style and flair worthy of Wunderlich, and his top notes soared effortlessly...”
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