American tenor Brian Jagde has quickly emerged as one of the most engaging and exciting artists of his generation.

Jagde begins the 2017/18 season in his highly anticipated role debut as Calaf in Turandot at San Francisco Opera, under the baton of Nicola Luisotti. He then travels to Switzerland for his debut at Opernhaus Zürich as Cavaradossi (Tosca) and sings the role later in the season at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

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*House Debut

Carmen /
Don José

Bolshoi Theatre

Moscow, Russia

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*New Production & House Debut

Carmen /
Don José

Arena di Verona

Verona, Italy

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Tosca / Cavaradossi

Teatro di San Carlo

Naples, Italy

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‘Aïda’ at Seattle Opera

The discovery of the night was the Radamès, Brian Jagde, his voice bold, bright, and resonant, effortlessly hall-filling. A heroic Italian-style tenor to the marrow, he makes an ardent, boyish Radamès ...


‘Das Wunder der Heliane’ at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

American tenor Brian Jagde stood out in his role debut as Der Fremde. Without effort, he projected his golden, flowing, and warm voice over the massive orchestra. It was very understandable why Heliane falls for his charisma."


AIDS Stiftung Gala / Deutsche Oper am Rhein

The heroic tenor mastered the hit "Nessun Dorma" with reverberating top notes with flying colors, metal, and punch. As soon as the last sound of "Vincero" faded, a storm of bravura began, as we know from legendary CD recordings with Pavarotti.

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