Brian Landry, Tenor
Brian Landry has a tenor voice that reminds people of the great tenors of yesterday, even as he is poised to become a great tenor of his own generation.
Brian sang his first Radames in Tulsa Opera's 2013 production of Giuseppe Verdi's Aida. He recently made other important debuts: Cavaradossi in Puccini's Tosca with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, MacDuff in MacBeth with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, Canio in Providence Opera's Pagliacci, and the tenor soloist in Beethoven's 9th Symphony with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra. This past season he covered the title role of Samson at Tulsa Opera and performed the Philistine Messenger as well as stepping in last minute to sing the rehearsals as Otello with the Boston Youth Symphony. Upcoming Mr. Landry will join the New Amsterdam Opera as a featured soloist in their Fall Gala Concert, perform concerts with the New England Tenors and has the honor of being the National Anthem singer at the opening home game for the New England Patriots.
Brian sang as a Young Artist at the 2010 Caramoor International Music Festival in Katonah, NY. Under the baton of Will Crutchfield, he performed as Flavio in Bellini’s Norma, and covered the role of Pollione in the same opera. He also sang in several concerts during the festival.
In the 2009- 2010 season, Brian sang as a studio artist for Tulsa Opera, where he sang Normanno in Donizetti's Lucia Di Lammermoor, Borsa in Verdi's Rigoletto, And Rodriguez in Massenet's Don Quichotte.
In 2009, Brian sang a second triumphant Otello in Verdi’s Otellowith Lowell House Opera in Cambridge, MA. Prior to that were his professional debut in Otello in St. Louis with Union Avenue Opera, and his first Calaf with Lowell House Opera in their 2008 production of Turandot. In March 2007, Brian returned from the prestigious Accademia Verdiana in Busseto, Italy, where he was coaching with the great Maestro Carlo Bergonzi. Brian made his international debut as a featured performer at a concert in the Teatro Verdi in Busseto, which was televised on Italian National Television on the program Loggione.