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Brian Montgomery


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Brian Montgomery has performed to critical acclaim with important opera companies throughout the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Arena di Verona, Bavarian State Opera, Hamburg State Opera, Stuttgart Opera, Hungarian State Opera, Basel Opera, Atlanta Opera, Dallas Opera, Manitoba Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Tulsa Opera, Opera Omaha, Utah Festival Opera, Arizona Opera, Glimmerglass Festival Opera, New Orleans Opera and Madison Opera.  At these prestigious companies he has been heard in principal and title roles including Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Posa in Don Carlo, Germont in La Traviata, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte,  Mercutio in Romeo et Juliette, Marcello and Schaunard in La Bohême, Iago in Otello, Silvio in I Pagliacci, Ottokar in Der Freischütz, and Leander in The Love for Three Oranges, di Luna in Il Trovatore, Junius in The Rape of Lucretia, Macbeth in Macbeth, de Bretigny in Massenet’s Manon, and Renato in Un Ballo in Maschera, to name but a few.

Brian lived in China for 12 years, during which time he sang lead roles in the Opera Companies in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.  In 2015 he was engaged at The Metropolitan Opera for Carmen and in 2016 he relocated to the New York area.  In early 2019 he created the role of Frederich in New York City Opera’s world premiere production of Dear Eric by Ted Rosenthal. He recently sang George Benson in Dead Man Walking with Opera Idaho and sang Don Alfonso in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America. .He is a values concert soloist and voice teacher in NYC..