American Bass-baritone Brandon Cedel is a recent graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, and was an ensemble member of Oper Frankfurt from 2016-2019.
Highlights in his 2019/20 season include Masetto Don Giovanni for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Basilio Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Canadian Opera Company, Figaro Le nozze di Figaro for the Stuttgart Staatsoper, Garibaldo in a European and American tour of Rodelinda with The English Concert under Harry Bicket and Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with the Opera Orchestra of Valencia and James Gaffigan.
Elsewhere he has sung Masetto for the Metropolitan Opera; Leporello Don Giovanni and Argante Rinaldo for the Glyndebourne Festival; Collatinus The Rape of Lucretia for the Boston Lyric Opera; the title role in Le nozze di Figaro for Opera Philadelphia and Colline La bohème for the Canadian Opera Company.
His many roles for Oper Frankfurt include Masetto, Sprecher Die Zauberflöte, Lieutenant Ratcliffe Billy Budd, Argante, Ariodate Xerxes, Cesare Angelotti Tosca, Brander La damnation de Faust and Achior in Mozart’s La Betulia Liberata.
Future seasons see him return to the Metropolitan Opera, the Glyndebourne Festival and make his debut at Teatro alla Scala, Milan.