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Bryan Register

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American tenor, Bryan Register, has received great critical acclaim for his portrayal of roles including Tristan, Lohengrin and Enée, and has performed in many of the most prestigious theatres in Europe including, the Bavarian State Opera, the Semperoper Dresden, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and La Monnaie. 


In the 2022/23 season he sang Verdi’s Otello with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Marco Boemi, and returned to the roles of Florestan in Fidelio at the Nationale Reisopera in the Netherlands, as well as Tristan in the new production at Cottbus State Theater and in a concert performance with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa in Mexico.


Also in the upcoming season 2023/24, he will be singing the male titular lead in Tristan und Isolde, this time at the Aalto Theater in Essen. Amongst others, he will also appear as Parsifal with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España unter the baton of David Afkham and as Erik in Der Fliegende Holländer at Pittsburgh Opera.


In season 2021/22 he was invited to the Santa Fe Opera for Tristan and Isolde and performed Siegmund in Die Walküre at the Royal Danish Opera, as well as the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Enée in Les Troyens at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and Bacchus in the Opéra de Limoges’s production of Ariadne auf Naxos.


In 2020/21 he was scheduled to portray the Prince in Rusalka, as well as Tristan in Santa Fe and Tokyo which, in addition to other engagements, all fell victim to cancellations due to the Covid pandemic.


Previous highlights include his house debuts at Teatro Comunale di Bologna as Tristan and at the National Theatre Prague as Florestan in Fidelio, as well as his role debut as Prince in Rusalka at Opéra National du Rhin. He also sang Tristan and the title role of Lohengrin at La Monnaie and his debut at the Semperoper Dresden as Enée in Les Troyens in a new production by Lydia Steiner, a role that he had already sung at Frankfurt Opera in a new production by Eva Maria Höckmayr. Siegmund and Tristan, two of his most in-demand roles, have also taken him to Singapore, Grange Park Opera, Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre and Theater Kiel. He sang Beethoven’ Symphony No.9 with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the title role in Lohengrin at the Hong Kong Arts Festival and Savonlinna Opera Festival, and the Drum Major in Wozzeck and Florestan in Fidelio at English National Opera, conducted by Edward Gardner. The latter role he had also performed at Opera Omaha.


Since moving into Wagnerian repertoire, Register has been sponsored by the Wagner Society of New York and the ‘Emerging Singers Program’ of the Wagner Society of Washington D.C. He was awarded second prize in the 2012 Liederkranz Vocal Competition (Wagner Division), was a winner in the 2008 Gerda Lissner competition, the 2006 Sullivan Foundation and the Licia Albanese/Puccini competitions and recipient of a Grant from the Liederkranz Foundation in 2006. Register trained at the Manhattan School of Music, receiving the Birgit Nilsson Scholarship, and at the studios of Santa Fe Opera and Glimmerglass Opera. 

2023 – 2024 season – Not to be altered without permission. Please contact Luis Aliaga.