Brian returns to the Southern Illinois Music Festival to perform the role of Manrico in Verdi’s Il Trovatore.
“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
“Cheney is a sultry tenor who excelled with the operatic and jazz stylings of ‘Mass’ and the traditional musical theatre sound of ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Candide.’ His ability to switch genre so effortlessly was astonishing and his performance of “Maria” was riveting.” MD Theatre Guide
Daniel and Laura Curtis, award winning Musical Theatre composers and lyricists, have just released their new album The Hero featuring a new song written for Brian Cheney, Every Song. Written for Brian as a tribute to his late mentor Jerry Hadley, Every Song is the only solo track on the album. The album is a special
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