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Daniel Brenna


The American tenor is a sought after Siegfried in Wagner’s Ring and performed this role at the San Francisco and Washington National Opera, the Stuttgart and Karlsruhe State Operas, the Wagner Days Budapest, with the Hong Kong and the Odense Philharmonic Orchestras, at the Opéra de Dijon and in a special version of The Ring at the Theater an der Wien. His international career brought him a.o. to the Metropolitan Opera New York, the Scala di Milano, Oper House Zürich, State Opera Munich, Deutsche Oper Berlin, to Amsterdam, Bilbao, Nancy and the Salzburg Festival. Here he can be heard in roles like Desportes in Zimmermann’s Die Soldaten, Laca in Jenufa, Alwa in Lulu, The False Dmitry in Boris Godunov, Boris in Katja Kabanowa, Tambourmajor in Wozzeck, Siegmund in Walküre, Herodes in Salome or Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus.

Daniel performs with renowned conductors and directors such as Christoph von Dohnányi, Kirill Petrenko, Seji Ozawa, Daniel Harding, Ingo Metzmacher, Ádám Fischer, Michael Schoenwandt, Jaap van Zweden, Achim Freyer, Alvis Hermanis, Andreas Baesler, Peter Konwitschny, William Kentridge, Francesca Zambello…

Future projects will take him with Parsifal, Siegfried or Tambourmajor to the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Opéra de Monte Carlo as well as to Helsinki National Opera.

A CD of Götterdämmerung with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra was released at the label Naxos.