Ben Brady makes his company debut during the 2018-19 season, appearing as Prince Yamadori in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Roles performed recently by Mr. Brady include Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust (2015), Zuniga in Bizet’s Carmen (2014) and Hundig in Wagner’s Die Walküre (2013), all with Verismo Opera. For the Lamplighters, he appeared as Martin in Bernstein’s Candide (2015) and the Pirate King in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance (2014), and performed the roles of Tonio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (2015) and Nourabad in Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers (2014) for Pocket Opera.
Award received include Audience Favorite and First Place awards in the Tier II Category of the James Toland Vocal Arts competition in Oakland. In October he was selected as a finalist in the San Francisco District of the Met Opera Council auditions.
Originally from Denver, Colorado, Mr. Brady graduated from University of Michigan where he studied Vocal Performance. He currently resides in Oakland, California where he actively sings opera and musical theatre, performs in the rock band Suits of Steel, and teaches private voice lessons.
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