UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

LA BOHÈME

PUCCINI

 

OPERA THEATRE OF SAINT LOUIS

May 21, 25, 27, 2016
June 2, 4, 8, 12, 15, 25

OF MICE AND MEN, ACT I

FLOYD

 

GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

July 27, 2016

OTELLO

VERDI

 

PHOENICIA FESTIVAL OF THE VOICE

August 6, 2016

LES TROYENS

BERLIOZ

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

November 13, 17, 21, 26, 2016
December 3

DON QUICHOTTE

MASSENET

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

November 19, 23, 28, 2016
December 1, 4, 7

CARMEN

BIZET

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

February 11, 15, 19, 22, 28, 2017
March 3, 6, 16, 19, 22, 25

CELEBRATING PLÁCIDO

CONCERT EVENT

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

March 9, 13, 2017

CYRANO

DICHIERA

 

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE

May 13, 17, 20, 21, 2017

LATEST NEWS

Smoak honored with inaugural Marc Blitzstein Award at 2016 Lotte Lenya

18 April 2016

From an extremely competitive field of 224 international performers, following preliminary and semi-final rounds of competition, 14 finalists were selected to compete for the prestigious Lotte Lenya Competition Finals held by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music on April 16 at the Eastman School of Music. Of the winners, Bradley Smoak was honored with the first ever Marc Blitzstein Award, given to highlight the most outstanding performance of an individual piece from the "Golden Era" of American musical theater for his performance of "Pass that Football" from Leonard Bernstein's Wonderful Town. Click below for more information and videos of Mr. Smoak's award-winning performance.

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Bradley Smoak represented worldwide by Deborah Sanders, Rayfield Allied

8 April 2016

Effective immediately, Bradley Smoak will be represented professionally by artist manager Deborah Sanders for all opera and concert performances. Sanders is Director of Opera for Rayfield Allied, one of the premiere firms based in London, and represents singers around the world with success at every level of the business, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opera Australia and Washington National Opera, just to name a few. Click here for contact details or click below for the Rayfield Allied website.

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La bohème will open Opera Theatre of Saint Louis 2016 season

28 March 2016

Bradley Smoak makes a much-anticipated return to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as the philosopher Colline in Puccini's celebrated masterpiece La bohème to open their 2016 season. One of the first roles he covered as a Gerdine Young Artist, Smoak will now return to the stage that has seen him in a wide variety of characters over the years, including the Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance, Masetto in Don Giovanni, and King of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland to name a few. With nine performances throughout the festival season, don't miss this classic love story in the wonderfully intimate Loretto-Hilton Center.

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Mr. Smoak wins top prize in American Opera Society of Chicago Competition

8 March 2016

Bradley Smoak is thrilled to announce that he has won the top prize and title of "Best Vocal Artist" in the 2016 American Opera Society of Chicago Competition. The AOS was established in 1921, and this competition highlights musical talents in and around the Chicago area, including singers and instrumentalists. Contestants are judged on a variety of repertoire showing mastery of technique, style, command of language, interpretation and stage presence. The scholarship prize includes a cash award as well as an appearance in an upcoming event hosted by the AOS of Chicago.

 

Lyric Opera of Chicago announces thrilling 2016/17 season

15 January 2016

In his next season as General Director, Anthony Freud continues his legacy by announcing a season filled with classic operas alongside new and engaging works, sure to excite audiences of all ages. From Mozart's beloved Die Zauberflöte and Bizet's scintillating Carmen to the charming tale of Don Quichotte and the much-anticipated beginning of Lyric's ambitious Ring Cycle with Wagner's Das Rheingold, this will be "an epic season of timeless stories, passionate music, and inspiring theater" (Lyric Opera of Chicago). In his third and final year with the Ryan Opera Center, Smoak will appear in several exciting roles throughout the season, including a special concert event "Celebrating Plácido" where he will share the stage with the one and only Plácido Domingo.

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