Brian Jeffers

Tenor

Brian Jeffers is a Phoenix-based emerging artist specializing in Opera and Musical Theatre.  Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, he received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There he studied with noted scholar and soprano Dr. Jamie Reimer and performed his first opera roles including Mayor Upfold (Albert Herring), Governor (Candide), King Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors), and Don Curzio (Le Nozze di Figaro), among others. 

Brian is currently finishing his Master of Music in Music Theatre-Opera in Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts' Lyric Opera Theatre at Arizona State University.  There he studies with internationally acclaimed baritone Gordon Hawkins and has performed in many productions most notably acclaimed performances of Anything Goes (Lord Evelyn Oakleigh) and a premiere adaptation of Haydn's The Creation.  Brian has also been a part of several world premieres, oratorios and is an active freelance musician in the Valley area.

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Cracked Orlando: Dramma per Musica e Fractals


  • The Julliard School 60 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

 

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Continuing a collaboration with composer Jonathan Dawe, I will be performing Medoro in Dawe's telling of the classic operatic story of Orlando Furioso.  The musical setting is based on the math of fractals and the libretto on the Fibonacci sequence.  This multimedia production includes motion capture, projections, ballet and live technology manipulation and is being presented by The Juilliard School's Center for Innovation in the Arts.

 

Jonathan Dawe, composer                                                                                                 Terry Marks-Tarlow, librettist                                                                                                  Ed Bilous, director                                                                                                              Ryan McAdams, conductor

Brennan Hall, Orlando                                                                                                      Sharon Harms, Angelica                                                                                                     Brian Jeffers, Medoro                                                                                                  Jaqueline Horner-Kwiatek, Alcina                                                                                 Phoebe Dunn, Interactive Media Artist