Brandon Jovanovich

Winner of the 2007 Richard Tucker Award, Brandon Jovanovich made his San Francisco Opera debut as Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) in 2007 and returned in 2009 as Luigi (Il Tabarro) in Il Trittico; as Siegmund and Froh in the 2011 Ring cycle; in the title role of Lohengrin (2012); and as Sam Polk (Susannah) in 2014 . The American tenor’s career highlights include Don José (Carmen) at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and in Munich, Berlin, Verona, and Barcelona; Cavaradossi (Tosca) with Canadian Opera Company, Seattle Opera, the Bregenz Festival, and in Nice and Cologne; Pinkerton with the Santa Fe Opera, the Dallas Opera, New York City Opera, and in Toulouse, Stuttgart, and Bordeaux; Boris (Kát'a Kabanová) with Lyric Opera of Chicago; the title roles of Candide and Peter Grimes in Naples; Turiddu (Cavalleria Rusticana) with Houston Grand Opera and New York City Opera; Števa (Jenůfa) in Munich; Pollione (Norma) in Trieste; the Prince (Rusalka) with Minnesota Opera and at the Glyndebourne Festival; Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas) and the title role of Les Contes d’Hoffmann at Milan’s La Scala; Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos) with Lyric Opera of Chicago; and the title role of Don Carlos with Houston Grand Opera. Jovanovich’s recent engagements include Don José with Los Angeles Opera, the Dallas Opera, and Houston Grand Opera; Don José and Florestan (Fidelio) in Zurich; and the Prince (Rusalka) with Lyric Opera of Chicago.