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Best of 2017 Highlights

Tenor Brian Jagde, in his role debut as besotted Prince Calaf, starred in both casts. He again proved his winning combination of looks and talent."

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Ailyn Pérez & Brian Jagde Deliver ‘Puccini with Passion’ For Time In Kids Benefit Concert

The event, entitled “Puccini with Passion” was hosted by Dana Tang, Andy Darrell, and Lily and Wilson Ervin, and was a benefit concert for the Time In Kids Arts Initiative, an organization that aims to “ transform the lives and learning of chronically disadvantaged public school children, ensuring that equality, opportunity and access – to the arts and through the arts – become staples of public education."

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‘Turandot’ revival at San Francisco Opera

Jagde undertook the role in promising fashion for the first time in September, but since then his command of the assignment has only grown more assured and polished ... best of all was his “Nessun dorma” in Act 3, a grand and glorious rendition that combined huge reserves of sound with phrasing of untrammeled eloquence."

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‘Tosca’ at Opernhaus Zürich

I had not heard American tenor Brian Jagde and was quite impressed: he has sung Cavaradossi in Stuttgart, Santa Fe, Chicago and Berlin. He has a young, strong voice, secure top notes ..."

John Rhodes, Seen and Heard International
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Time In to Host All-Star Benefit Featuring Ailyn Pérez & Brian Jagde

The benefit, titled “Puccini with Passion,” will feature soprano Ailyn Pérez and tenor Brian Jagde as they perform selections from the historic composer’s works. Also present will be the artwork created by some of the children who have had their school visited by the Time In Children’s Arts Initiative.

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Opera News – Take 5 video feature

Tenor Brian Jagde, who opens the season singing Calaf in San Francisco before singing Cavaradossi in Zurich and Berlin, answers five questions from the editors of Opera News.

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