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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Solo

Bernstein

  • My Love from Candide (role performed)
  • Simple Song from Mass

Bizet

  • Je crois entendre encore from Les Fischer de Perles

Britten

  • Mayor's Aria from Albert Herring (role performed)
  • Inkslinger's Song from Paul Bunyan

Bolcom

  • New York Lights from A View from the Bridge
  • Desire (Dino's Aria) from A Wedding (role understudied)

Donizetti

  • Quanto è bella from L'Elisir D'Amore (role performed)
  • Una Furtiva from L'Elisir D'Amore (role performed)

Gounod

  • Ah leve-toi soleil from Romeo et Juliette

Handel

  • Comfort Ye from Messiah (role performed)
  • Ev'ry Valley from Messiah (role performed)
  • Empio per farti guerra from Tamerlano

Haydn

  • In Native Worth from The Creation (role performed)
  • Now Vanished Before the Holy Beams from The Creation (role performed)

Loewe

  • Come to Me, Bend to Me from Brigadoon
  • On the Street Where You Live from My Fair Lady

Menotti

  • This is my box from Amahl and the Night Visitors (role performed)

Mozart

  • Frisch zum Kampfe from Die Enführung aus dem Serail
  • Dies Bildnis from Die Zauberflöte
  • Alles fühlt die Liebe from DIe Zauberflöte (role performed)
  • Il mio tesoro from Don Giovanni
  • Un aura amorosa from Cosí fan tutte

Paulus

  • Tenor Solo from To Be Certain of a Dawn (role performed)

orff

  • Tenor Solo from Carmina Burana

Porter

  • Gypsy in me from Anything Goes (role performed)
  • Anything Goes from Anything Goes
  • I Get a Kick Out of You from Anything Goes

Romberg

  • One Alone from Desert Song

Schönberg

  • Who Am I? from Les Miserables
  • Bring Him Home from Les Miserables

Sondheim

  • Free from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Being Alive from Company

Tchaikovsky

  • Lenski's Aria from Eugene Onegin (role cover studied)

Verdi

  • La donna é mobile from Rigoletto

Weill

  • Lonely House from Street Scene

Scenes

Berlioz

  • Iopas from Les Troyens

menotti

  • Page from Amahl and the Night Visitors

Mozart

  • Biondello from L'Oca del Cairo
  • Ferrando from Cosí fan tutte
  • Impresario from The Impresario
  • Pedrillo from Die Entführung aus dem Serail
  • Tamino from Die Zauberflöte

rossini

  • Courtier from La Cenerentola

SCHÖNBERG

  • Valjean from Les Miserables

verdi

  • Duke from Rigoletto

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