• The American tenor, Bryan Register, sings with stunning sweetness, but also explosive, baritonal primal strength… Kieler Nachrichten, 14th March 2016
  • “Bryan Register’s Drum Major, is spectacularly unpleasant: a swaggering thug with shaven head...” The Guardian, 19th May 2013
  • “Bryan Register debuted in the giant part of Aeneas. His tenor has both softness and metal; he has the mighty hero figure, and acted with an ample amount of power and expression.” NMZ online, 26th February 2017

Bryan Register has received critical acclaim for the fresh, bright timbre of his voice and strong dramatic singing. This season he makes his debuts at the Semperoper Dresden singing Enée Les Troyens in a new production by Lydia Steiner and at La Monnaie in the title role Lohengrin in a new production by Olivier Py, conducted by Alain Altinoglu. Recent highlights include his house debut as Enée Les Troyens for Frankfurt Opera in a new production by Eva Maria Höckmayr, conducted by John Nelson, Siegmund Die Walküre for Grange Park Opera, and Tristan Tristan und Isolde at the Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre under the baton of Jesús Lopez Cobos. American tenor Bryan Register has received critical acclaim for the fresh, bright timbre of his voice and strong dramatic singing. This season he makes his debuts at the Semperoper Dresden singing Enée Les Troyens in a new production by Lydia Steiner and at La Monnaie in the title role Lohengrin in a new production by Olivier Py, conducted by Alain Altinoglu. Recent highlights include his house debut as Enée Les Troyens for Frankfurt Opera in a new production by Eva Maria Höckmayr, conducted by John Nelson, Siegmund Die Walküre for Grange Park Opera, and Tristan Tristan und Isolde at the Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre under the baton of Jesús Lopez Cobos.

Bryan Register

Further recent highlights include Tristan Tristan und Isolde for Grange Park Opera, Siegmund Die Walküre for Theater Kiel, Beethoven Symphony No.9 with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Florestan Fidelio for Opera Omaha, title role Lohengrin at the Hong Kong Arts Festival and at the Savonlinna Opera Festival, and Florestan Fidelio and Drum Major Wozzeck at English National Opera, conducted by Edward Gardner.

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 the winner of the 2008 Gerda Lissner, the 2006 Sullivan Foundation and the Licia Albanese/Puccini competitions and the recipient of a 2006 Grant from the Liederkranz Foundation.

Register trained at the Manhattan School of Music, receiving the Birgit Nilsson Scholarship, and at the studios of the Santa Fe Opera and Glimmerglass Opera. While at Santa Fe, he covered the roles of Tassilo Countess Maritza, Andres Wozzeck and Dr Caius Falstaff. Acclaimed for his vocal versatility, Register has been engaged for many new or rarely performed works including The Soldier Stone Soup for Tulsa Opera, Second Bandit in the American premiere of Martinu’s Hlas Lesafor Gotham Opera, Sundar The Thief of Love, Announcer and Man Haroun and the Sea of Stories and Manno Sacco and Vanzetti with The New York City Opera Orchestra.

2018-2019 season / 461 words. Not to be altered without permission