Joseph Michael Brent
February 27th, 2020 by admin
Joseph Michael Brent, tenor, began his operatic career as a doctoral student at the University of Georgia, Athens. Recently, he was seen as Nicias (Thaïs), Il Tinca (Il Tabarro), and Nick (La Fanciulla del West) Maryland Lyric Opera; as Alfred (Die Fledermaus) Lyric Opera Studio Weimar; D’Artagnan (Les Trois Mousquetaires) Phoenicia Int’l Festival of the Voice; as tenor soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Montgomery Philharmonic. Mr. Brent is proud to have been a member of the inaugural quintet of resident artists at the Michigan Opera Theatre, where he was heard as Martin (The Tenderland), Laurie (Little Women), Malcom (Macbeth), El Remendado (Carmen), Kron Prinz (Silent Night). His repertoire includes E.T.A. Hoffmann (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Don Jose (Carmen), Pinkerton (Madame Butterfly), and Tamino (Die Zauberfloete). He made his Carnegie Hall debut singing Wagner and Nereo (Mefistofele), and has sung at other such notable venues as David Geffen Hall (formerly Avery Fisher Hall, New York), Sala Pedrotti (Pesaro, Italy), Stefaniensaal (Graz, Austria), and The White House.