Guest of the Opera
American tenor Bryan Register has received critical acclaim for the fresh, bright timbre of his voice and strong dramatic singing. This season he makes his debuts at the Semperoper Dresden singing Enée (Les Troyens) and at La Monnaie in the title role Lohengrin. Recent highlights include Enée (Les Troyens) at Frankfurt Opera, Siegmund (Die Walküre) at Grange Park Opera and Theater Kiel, Tristan (Tristan und Isolde) at the Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre under the baton of Jesús Lopez Cobos and at Grange Park Opera, Florestan (Fidelio) at the Opera Omaha, title role Lohengrin at the Hong Kong Arts Festival and at the Savonlinna Opera Festival, and Florestan (Fidelio) and Drum Major (Wozzeck) at the English National Opera, conducted by Edward Gardner. Since moving into Wagnerian repertoire, Bryan Register has been sponsored by the Wagner Society of New York and the ‘Emerging Singers Program’ of the Wagner Society of Washington D.C. He was awarded second prize in the 2012 Liederkranz Vocal Competition (Wagner Division), was the winner of the 2008 Gerda Lissner, the 2006 Sullivan Foundation and the Licia Albanese/Puccini competitions and the recipient of a 2006 Grant from the Liederkranz Foundation.
Bryan Register trained at the Manhattan School of Music, receiving the Birgit Nilsson Scholarship, and at the studios of the Santa Fe Opera and Glimmerglass Opera.
Photo Dario Acosta