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Brandon Jovanovich
Tenor

Season 20/21 Artist
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Brandon Jovanovich was born in the United states. He earned the Richard Tucker Award in 2007 and won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions on two occasions. He has sung the roles of Froh (Das Rheingold) and Siegmund (Die Walküre) at the San Francisco Opera; Don José (Carmen) and the Prince (Rusalka) at the Glyndebourne Festival; Hoffmann at Milan’s La Scala, Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, the Lyric Opera in Chicago and the Lyric Opera in Boston; and Don José at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, the Metropolitan Opera as well as in Chicago, Los Angeles, Zurich, and Munich. He also sang the title role of Don Carlo in Houston, the title role of Peter Grimes at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Cavaradossi (Tosca) in Toronto, Cologne, Seattle, Bordeaux, Antwerp and the Bregenz Festival; the title role of Lohengrin in San Francisco, Florestan (Fidelio) in Zurich and at the Verbier Festival, Pinkerton (Madame Butterfly) in Los Angeles and San Francisco, Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut) at La Monnaie in Brussels, and Sergei (Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District) in Zurich and at the Metropolitan Opera. In 2015, he performed numerous roles, including Walther von Stolzing (Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg) in San Francisco and the Drum Major (Wozzeck) in Zurich. The following year, he made his Paris opera debut in Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg. More recently, he has performed the roles of Des Grieux in Munich, Don José (for his debut at the Vienna Staatsoper and the Opera Australia in Sydney), Enée (Les Troyens) in Chicago, and at the Vienna Staatsoper and the Paris Opera, Siegmund at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Lohengrin in Zurich and at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Dick Johnson (La Fanciulla del West) in Zurich and Munich, Sergei (at London’s Royal Opera House and for his Salzburg Festival debut in 2017), Hermann (The Queen of Spades) at the 2018 Salzburg Festival, Florestan (Fidelio) in Vienna, and the Prince (Rusalka) in San Francisco. He also sang the title role in Parsifal for the first time at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin. During the 2019-2020 season, he sang numerous roles, including Canio (Pagliacci) at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, Samson (Samson et Dalila) at the Berlin Staatsoper, and Pinkerton and Hermann at the Lyric Opera in Chicago. He also performs in concert with a repertoire that includes Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis (under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas), Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass (with Jiři Bělohlávek at the Vienna Musikverein, Verdi’s Requiem (with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra), and Schönberg’s Gurre-Lieder (with Sir Mark Elder and the Halle Orchestra). 

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