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‘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."

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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.

Michael Georg-Müller, NRZ.de
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“Crocetto en Jagde debuteren in Amsterdam”

In the upcoming performance of Verdi's requiem in the NTR ZaterdagMatinee, two young heavyweights from America make their Amsterdam debut: soprano Leah Crocetto and tenor Brian Jagde. A conversation about Verdi and his masterly death mass."

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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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