Tenor (United States)
Belmonte in The Abduction from the Seraglio. Previously: Lindoro in The Italian Girl in Algiers (2012), Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville (2011), Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola (2007).
About the Artist:
Lawrence Brownlee, recently nominated for Male Singer of the Year in the International Opera Awards, sang the leading tenor roles at HGO in a trio of Rossini comedies produced by the Spanish theater collective Els Comediants: Lindoro in The Italian Girl in Algiers (2012), Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville (2011), and Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola (2007). Brownlee has performed with nearly every leading international opera house and festival, as well as major orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Highlights of the current season include his San Francisco Opera debut as Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Idreno in Semiramide at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the title role in Le comte Ory with Seattle Opera, and the title role in Charlie Parker’s Yardbird with Lyric Opera of Chicago/Lyric Unlimited and with London’s Hackney Empire in partnership with English National Opera. Recent performances include La donna del lago at the Metropolitan Opera, La Cenerentola at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Barber of Seville at the Paris Opera, a new production of I Puritani at Zurich Opera, and Yardbird with Opera Philadelphia at the historic Apollo Theater in New York City. Other performances include Carmina Burana with the L.A. Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the Berlioz Requiem at the Edinburgh Festival, and an extensive U.S. recital tour.