TENOR BRIAN MICHAEL
is in his second year in the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program where he can currently be seen as Gastone in La Traviata. He will soon be performing the prince Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at Teatro Municipal de Chile in Santiago, Chile, and can be seen this summer as Lensky in Wolf Trap Opera’s production of Eugene Onegin. He made his debut at The Metropolitan Opera last season as 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. He completed the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program at LA Opera, where he was seen as Le Remendado in Carmen, The Governor in Candide, Spoletta in Tosca, and Nathanaël in Les Contes d’Hoffmann. During the summer of 2017, he performed the role of Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with James Conlon at the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi and The Prince in Luke Bedford's Seven Angels at the Aspen Music Festival. He made his Los Angeles Philharmonic debut in 2017 singing the First Armored Man in Die Zauberflöte conducted by Maestro Gustavo Dudamel.