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Brian Jagde “leaves the audience gasping” in house debut at Washington National Opera in ‘Madama Butterfly’

... tenor Brian Jagde is in the trenches, battling to preserve and perpetuate the legacy of important American tenors epitomized by Richard Tucker. Jagde’s Pinkerton in WNO’s Madama Butterfly was a burst of raw virility ... his nuanced acting and superb singing transformed his Pinkerton from a hedonistic rake into a man sensitive enough to recoil from the blood on his conscience."

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Brian Jagde: Rasante Karriere (“Rising Career”)

In February he was heard in "Adriana Lecouvreur" alongside Angela Gheorghiu at her 25-year London stage jubilee. Now the tenor presents himself for the first time to the audiences in Washington, Stuttgart and Madrid. A conversation about his path to the international stages ...

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Brian Jagde on flawed characters and finding his voice (Bachtrack exclusive)

American tenor Brian Jagde has just made his return to the Royal Opera singing Maurizio in Sir David McVicar’s production of Adriana Lecouvreur. Two of his key roles in his career so far have been Don José in Carmen and Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, which he’s performed from Berlin to Munich, from San Francisco to Washington.

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