Brian will be making his Virginia Opera debut in 2020 as Radames in Verdi’s Aida. Directed by Lillian Groag, the cast includes Laquita Mitchell as the title role, Leah Heater, Ashraf Sewailam, and Marco Nistoco. VIRGINIA OPERA
“As Victor Frankenstein, tenor Brian Cheney was the ideal counterpart. He very ably expressed the Victor’s horror, panic and regret over the evil his work has wrought.” OPERA NEWS Jennifer Johnson Cano, Joshua Jeremiah, Brian Cheney BROOKLYN The Angel’s Share | Brooklyn’s Greenwood Cemetery 10/12/18 AS PART OF ITS PERFORMANCE SERIES The Angel’s
Matt Costello – “Sketches From Frankenstein,” Angel’s Share If I simply must select a single performance, above all, then that is actually quite easy: Gregg Kallor’s “Sketches from Frankenstein.” The work in progress, “staged” at Brooklyn’s historic Green-wood Cemetery, inside the catacombs, was both a physical and operatic “experience” unlike any other. The tomb-filled catacomb,
Gregg Kallor’s world premiere of sketches from his new opera Frankenstein was listed in WQXR’s New York’s Most Memorable Concerts of 2018! Music Under the Ground “What’s the city’s hottest new concert venue? The Green-Wood Cemetery catacombs in Brooklyn — an expansive hallway lined with vaults for the famously dead…in October, Gregg Kallor unveiled Frankenstein, a work-in-progress that’s even more promising than his
On November 17th, Brian will make his National Philharmonic debut as the tenor soloist in Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, West Side Story, and Candide.
“As Victor Frankenstein, tenor Brian Cheney was the ideal counterpart. He very ably expressed the Victor’s horror, panic and regret over the evil his work has wrought.” ”Cheney’s ringing tenor voice carried well in the stone catacombs, conveying the fear that the deep bass sound of the monster summoned. And as the section of
Opera Today | “Brian Cheney was a sympathetic, clear-voiced Tom who—at the beginning—merely wanted a good life for himself and Anne, the girl on whose love he knows he can depend” READ MORE HERE LA Times | Los Angeles, CA “Brian Cheney, a strong tenor, fully embodied Tom in the progress from love-struck rube to
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