(Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin)
2017–18 Season: Siegfried in Der Ring des Nibelungen
American tenor Daniel Brenna makes his Company debut as Siegfried, a role has also performed in Budapest, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Hong Kong, and at Washington National Opera, the Longborough Festival, and Opéra de Dijon. Brenna bowed at the Metropolitan Opera in 2015 as Alwa in William Kentridge’s new production of Lulu, and he returned the following season as Laca Klemeň in Jenůfa. He has performed Desportes in Zimmermann’s Die Soldaten at the Salzburg Festival, Munich’s Bavarian State Opera, and Milan’s Teatro alla Scala. Other notable engagements include the title role of Tannhäuser in Prague, Herod in Salome in Bilbao, and Aron in Moses und Aron in Zurich. Next season, Brenna appears as Laca Klemeň in Dijon and Caen, Siegfried in Karlsruhe, and the Drum Major in Wozzeck at Finnish National Opera in Helsinki.