Returning to Baltimore Concert Opera, Brian performs the role of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in Derrick Wang's comedic opera Scalia/Ginsberg.
Brian returns to Opera Orlando to perform the role of Canio in I Pagliacci and the Tenor Soloist in Stravinsky's Pulcinella.
Celebrating his 7th season with Salute to Vienna, Brian will be making his Boston debut at the beautiful Bushnell Performing Arts Center. Usher in the New Year with a glittery celebration of singing and dancing that will delight the senses. Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert recreates the beauty of Vienna’s golden era and its elegance charms audiences of...
Celebrating his 7th season with Salute to Vienna, Brian will return to the historic Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. Usher in the New Year with a glittery celebration of singing and dancing that will delight the senses. Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert recreates the beauty of Vienna’s golden era and its elegance charms audiences of every age.
CLASSICAL VOICE NORTH CAROLINA | Charlotte, NC “I was most impressed overall by Cheney, who excelled in the “Ingemisco” tenor aria. Cheney’s “Requiem aeterna dona eis” was nothing less than sublime, floating ethereally over the hushed chorus, a timeless little capsule that reminded me how live performance can triumphantly transcend any recording.” THE DAILY GAZETTE
ARTS KNOXVILLE| Knoxville, TN “Tenor Brian Cheney sang the role of Don José, the subject of Carmen’s seductive power, with such attractive and supple clarity, expressive detail, and eye-opening power that one hungered to hear more.” CLASSICAL VOICE NORTH CAROLINA| Asheville, NC “Tenor Brian Cheney’s portrayal of Don José was the most effective dramatic and
It must be so from Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. As Candide “The title role was beautifully sung and winningly played by Brian Cheney, protégé of the late tenor Jerry Hadley, Bernstein’s own choice for the title role in his 1989 recording.” The Sondheim Review “Cheney rises to the difficult role of Candide, and masters the challenging music.
By Tim Lentz – Special to The New York Sun New York City – March 29, 2008 Tenor Brian Cheney, protégé of Metropolitan Opera tenor Jerry Hadley, gave his recital debut at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday evening. Cheney exhibited such control, expressiveness and pure vocal beauty that he certainly had the full
During the final years of Jerry Hadley’s life, the legendary American tenor served as a powerful and influential mentor and dear friend to Brian Cheney. Brian refers to Jerry as, “my best friend, my brother and my musical father.” Under Jerry’s mentorship Brian learned from the art, nuance and stylistic ease of singing many different operatic