American tenor Brian Jagde has quickly emerged as one of the most engaging and exciting artists of his generation. Jagde begins the 2017/18 season in his highly anticipated role debut as Calaf in Turandot at San Francisco Opera, under the baton of Nicola Luisotti. He then travels to Switzerland for his debut at Opernhaus Zürich as Cavaradossi (Tosca) and sings the role later in the season at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. 

In February 2018, Jagde makes his first appearance at the Het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam as the tenor soloist for a live radio broadcast performance of Verdi's Requiem, with conductor Edo de Waart and the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest. Mr. Jagde will debut as Der Fremde in a new Christof Loy production of Korngold's rarely performed Das Wunder der Heliane at Deutsche Oper Berlin, and returns to the US for his house debut at Seattle Opera as Radamès in Aida ... read full bio