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Brennan Hall

Countertenor

Brennan Hall
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The American countertenor Brennan Hall is making his European debut as Andronico in this new production of Tamerlano. Recent engagements have included Willie in the world premiere of Whitfield’s Small Box in the Buskirk Chumley Theatre in Indiana, the Spirit / Sorceress (Dido and Aeneas) with the American Bach Soloists, the title role in Phillip Glass Akhnaten at Indianapolis Opera, Arsamene (Xerxes) with Bel Cantanti Opera Company in Washington and Secrecy in Purcell’s The Fairy Queen with the dell’Arte Opera Ensemble New York. Other triumphs have included Medoro in Handel’s Orlando at the Whitebox Art Center in New York, directed by R. B. Schlather, and Orlando in Dawe’s Cracked Orlando at the Juilliard School’s Center for Innovation in the Arts. Also much sought-after for concert work, he recently sang in Bach’s B minor Mass, the John and Matthew passions, Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Handel’s Messiah and Judas Maccabaeus and Vivaldi’s Gloria at venues including the Luminato Festival in Toronto, Town Hall and, as part of a masterclass, the Carnegie Hall in New York. Brennan Hall studied at Rollins College Florida and Indiana University. He received the renowned »Early Music America Scholarship« and 1st Prize at the »Les Voix Humaines« Festival in Havanna’s 2015 International Countertenor Competition.