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Bryan Register


  • American tenor Bryan Register has received critical acclaim for the fresh, bright timbre of his voice and strong dramatic singing. Upcoming highlights include his house debut as Enée Les Troyens for Frankfurt Opera in a new production by Eva Maria Höckmayr, conducted by John Nelson, and Tristan Tristan und Isolde at the Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre under the baton of Jesús Lopez Cobos and at the Teatro Verdi Trieste. Future highlights for Register also include a return to Grange Park Opera and his debut at Wexford Festival.

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  • 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 the Wagner 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 Lesa for 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.

    2016-2017 season / 332 words. Not to be altered without permission


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Opera repertoire

Florestan Fidelio

Drum Major Wozzeck

Énée Les Troyens

Don Jose Carmen

Dick Johnson La Fanciulla del West
Cavaradossi Tosca
Calaf Turandot

Bacchus Ariadne auf Naxos
Der Kaiser Die Frau ohne Schatten
Apollo Daphne

Radames Aida
Rodolfo Luisa Miller

Siegfried Götterdämmerung
Siegmund Die Walküre
Title role Lohengrin
Tristan Tristan und Isolde
Erik The Flying Dutchman
Title role Siegfried

Concert repertoire

Symphony No.9

Saint Nicolas

The Dream of Gerontius

Das Lied von der Erde


Vaughan Williams

“Wednesday’s Tristan was masterly. A potent ensemble led by the American tenor Bryan Register… As Tristan, Register held all in reserve for his merciless Act 3 challenge, fearlessly moulding the role to suit his own mix of lyricism, angst and stamina”

Observer, July 2016

Bryan Register has emerged as one of the most accomplished Heldentenors of his generation, known for the fresh, bright timbre of his voice and his instinctive sense of drama.

Opera Now, June 2016

Intermusica represents Bryan Register worldwide

Julia Maynard
Director / Head of Vocal & Opera
+44 20 7608 9902

Eleanor Dee
Associate Artist Manager
+44 20 7608 9907

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Stage director

David Alden

Andreas Homoki

Piano accompanist

Roger Vignoles