In the 2015-16 season Brian Stucki makes his debut with the Houston Symphony in Schumann’s Der Rose Pilgerfahrt (Pilgrimage of the Rose), sings his first performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Alabama Symphony, and performs Handel’s Judas Maccabeus with Boise Baroque. He makes his San Francisco Symphony debut with these performances. Last season, his engagements included returns to Utah Opera as Nadir in Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers and to the Indianapolis Symphony for Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and Bruch’s Flight into Egypt. In previous seasons he has bowed as Ferrando in Così fan tutte, Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Ramiro in La Cenerentola, Lindoro in L’italiana in Algeri, and Roméo in Roméo et Juliette.

Mr. Stucki’s recent performances on the concert stage include Haydn’s Creation with Boston Baroque and Utah Symphony, Mozart’s Masses with the Jerusalem Symphony, and his Avery Fisher Hall debut as Achicham in Hiller’s The Destruction of Jerusalem as well as his Carnegie Hall debut singing Spohr’s Die letzten Dinge and Fanny Mendelssohn’s Musik für die Toten der Cholera-Epidemie with the American Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Stucki holds degrees from Indiana University and Brigham Young University and he is a former member of the Glimmerglass Opera Young American Artists Program. Also an accomplished cellist, he has released a recording of works by Rachmaninoff on the Tantara label.

(December 2015)