Brian Stucki, whose voice soars easily in the high register, as Nadir was graceful and often poignant.
Les pêcheur de perles, Seattle Opera; Opera News
Quickly distinguishing himself with a voice that the Salt Lake Tribune declares is “heaven sent,” Brian Stucki makes his debut with the San Francisco Symphony singing Handel’s Messiah in the 2015-16 season. He also sings his first performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Handel’s Judas Maccabeus with Boise Baroque. Last season, his engagements include returns to Utah Opera for Nadir in Les pêcheur de perles and to the Indianapolis Symphony for Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and Bruch’s Flight into Egypt.
Among his other recent engagements is his international debut as Ferrando in Così fan tutte with New Israeli Opera, Glass’ The Fall of the House of Usher with Polish National Opera; Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Compañía Nacional de Opera at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City and in Tijuana, and Ottavio in Don Giovanni with Opera Fuoco. He has also sung Nadir in Les pêcheur de perles with Seattle Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Syracuse Opera; Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera Colorado and Arizona Opera; Ramiro in La cenerentola with Pacific Opera Victoria, Michigan Opera Theater, and North Carolina Opera; Lindoro in L’italiana in Algeri with Utah Opera; Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Princeton Festival; Roméo in Roméo et Juliette with Arizona Opera and the Bar Harbor Music Festival; the Chevalier in Dialogues of the Carmelites; Ferrando in Così fan tutte with Piedmont Opera; and Der Geliebte von Morgen in Weill’s Royal Palace at the Bard Music Festival.
An accomplished oratorio soloist as well, Mr. Stucki’s recent performances on the concert stage include Haydn’s Creation with Boston Baroque and Utah Symphony, Mozart’s Mass in C, Requiem, and Mass in C minor with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and his Avery Fisher Hall debut as Achicham in Hiller’s The Destruction of Jerusalem as well as his Carnegie Hall debut singing Spohr’s Die letzten Dinge and Fanny Mendelssohn’s Musik Für die Toten der Cholera-Epidemie with the American Symphony Orchestra and sang Orff’s Carmina burnana with the Milwaukee Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, and Acadiana Symphony in Louisiana. He has previously joined the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, Virginia Symphony, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Boise Philharmonic, and Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Handel’s Messiah; Pacific Symphony and Music in a Sacred Space for Mozart’s Requiem, Utah Symphony and Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Evangelist in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Handel’s Utrecht Jubilate and Holst’s Psalm 86 at the Deer Valley Music Festival; and both the Waukegan Symphony and Bach Chorale Singers for Mozart’s Requiem. While at Indiana University, he joined the Chamber Orchestra and Choir for both Lukas in Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten and Uriel in Die Schöpfung.
Mr. Stucki holds a Master of Music from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Music from Brigham Young University. Additionally, he is a former member of the Glimmerglass Opera Young American Artists Program. Also an accomplished cellist, he has released a recording of Rachmaninoff works on the Tantara label.
Photo Credit: Ann Stucki
Management Territory: Worldwide
Listen to Brian Stucki sing:
Je crois entendre encore (Les Pêcheurs de Perles - Bizet)
♫ Je crois entendre encore (Les Pecheurs de Perles - Bizet).mp3
Un'aura amorosa (Così fan tutte - Mozart)
♫ Un'aura amorosa (Cosi fan tutte - Mozart).mp3
Ecco ridente (Il barbiere di Siviglia - Rossini)
♫ Ecco ridente (Il barbiere di Siviglia - Rossini).mp3
Comfort Ye. . . Every valley (Messiah - Handel)
♫ Comfort Ye. . . Every valley (Messiah - Handel).mp3
Son, Op. 38 - Rachmaninoff
♫ Son, Op. 38 (Rachmaninoff).m4a