Quickly distinguishing himself with a voice that the Salt Lake Tribune declares is “heaven sent,” Brian Stucki joins Florentine Opera for his first performances of Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni and the Phoenix Symphony for Mozart’s Requiem in the 2016-17 season. Last season, he joined San Francisco Symphony singing Handel’s Messiah, Houston Symphony for Schumann’s Der Rose Pilgerfahrt, Alabama Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Boise Baroque for Handel’s Judas Maccabeus.
Among his other recent engagements are Ferrando in Così fan tutte (New Israeli Opera, Piedmont Opera); Glass’ The Fall of the House of Usher (Polish National Opera); Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Opera Colorado, Arizona Opera, and Compañía Nacional de Opera); Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Opera Fuoco); Nadir in Les pêcheur de perles (Seattle Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Utah Opera and Syracuse Opera); Ramiro in La cenerentola (Pacific Opera Victoria, Michigan Opera Theater, and North Carolina Opera); Lindoro in L’italiana in Algeri (Utah Opera); Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Princeton Festival); Roméo in Roméo et Juliette (Arizona Opera and the Bar Harbor Music Festival); and Der Geliebte von Morgen in Weill’s Royal Palace (Bard Music Festival).
Mr. Stucki’s recent performances on the concert stage include: Haydn’s Creation (Boston Baroque and Utah Symphony); Mozart’s Mass in C, Requiem, and Mass in C minor (Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Symphony and Music in a Sacred Space); Achicham in Hiller’s The Destruction of Jerusalem (Avery Fisher Hall); Spohr’s Die letzten Dinge and Fanny Mendelssohn’s Musik Für die Toten der Cholera-Epidemie (American Symphony Orchestra); Orff’s Carmina burnana (Milwaukee Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, and Acadiana Symphony); Handel’s Messiah (Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, Virginia Symphony, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Boise Philharmonic, and Mormon Tabernacle Choir); Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Bruch’s Flight into Egypt (Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra); Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (Utah Symphony and Mormon Tabernacle Choir), and Handel’s Utrecht Jubilate and Holst’s Psalm 86 (Deer Valley Music Festival).