Praised by The Wall Street Journal for his “ardent, heroic tenor and strong acting,” Brandon Jovanovich is sought after by the world’s finest opera companies for his passionate stage portrayals of leading roles in French, Italian, German, and Slavic opera.
In the 2021-2022 season, Mr. Jovanovich sings Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos and at both the Metropolitan Opera (also part of the Met’s Live in HD telecasts) and the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. He also appears at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, as the title role in Lohengrin, directed by David Alden and conducted by Jakub Hrusa, before returning to Munich where he will make his role debut as Der Kaiser in Die Frau ohne Schatten as well as singing Enee in Les Troyens. Other engagements include Siegmund at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, and the title role in Parsifal at the Wiener Staatsoper conducted by Philippe Jordan. He also will appear with Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in Act 1 of Die Walkure conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin at Carnegie Hall.
Highlights of Mr. Jovanovich’s recent seasons, include his role debut as Canio in a new production by Robert Carsen of Pagliacci at Dutch National Opera, and made his house debut at the Staatsoper Berlin as Samson, in a new production opposite Elīna Garanča and conducted by Daniel Barenboim. He sang Énée in Berlioz’s epic masterpiece Les Troyens at both the Wiener Staatsoper and Opéra national de Paris.