(New York, New York)
2018–19 Season: Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca
Tenor Brian Jagde made his San Francisco Opera debut in 2010 as Joe in La Fanciulla del West and most recently returned to the Company as Calaf in Turandot, Radames in Aida, Don José in Carmen, and Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly. Last season, Jagde made role debuts as Maurizio in Adriana Lecouvreur at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Froh in Das Rheingold in his first appearance with the New York Philharmonic. He also performed as Pinkerton in a house debut at Washington National Opera, and he sang for the first time at Madrid’s Teatro Real as Macduff in Macbeth and at Oper Stuttgart as Cavaradossi. Current and upcoming engagements include Cavaradossi at the Zurich Opera House, Verdi’s Requiem at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Der Fremde in Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane at Deutsche Oper Berlin, and Radames at Seattle Opera. Jagde is a graduate of the 2009 Merola Opera Program and former San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow.