"...Superb, dramatically astute...a stand-out"
NEW YORK TIMES
"....Outstanding presence and a clear, lyric voice in an outstanding performance.”
TEXAS CLASSICAL REVIEW
"Steven Brennfleck combines his glorious voice and technique with insightful and savvy interpretive skills that draw his audience into a song. I have rarely been so mesmerized and thrilled by a performer."
STEPHANIE BLYTHE, MEZZO SOPRANO
Praised by the New York Times as “dramatically astute” and a “stand out” performer, tenor Steven Brennfleck has been consistently acknowledged for his consummate artistry, vocal flexibility, and moving interpretations on the operatic and concert stage. His operatic credits include Laurie in Adamo’s Little Women, Dr. Binch in Aldridge’s Elmer Gantry, El Remendado (Carmen), Cégeste in Glass’ Orphée, Beppe (I Pagliacci), Testo in Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Parpignol (La Bohème), Pang (Turandot), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas), Ramiro (Cenerentola), Tobias Ragg (Sweeney Todd), The Madwoman (Curlew River) and Gonsalve (L’Heure Espagnol) with companies including Alamo City Opera, American Opera Projects, the Caramoor Festival, Glimmerglass Opera, New York Lyric Opera Theatre, Opera Piccola of San Antonio, Portland Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, The Tanglewood Festival, Theatre Nohgaku and the Westminster Opera Theatre.
On the concert stage, Mr. Brennfleck has been hailed for his “Outstanding presence and clear, lyric voice” (Texas Classical Review) and “elegant” musicianship (The Baltimore Sun). Mr. Brennfleck is a passionate interpreter of Baroque music including the French haute-contre repertory, but finds himself equally at home with art song and new works. His recent collaborations include concert and recital appearances with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Ars Lyrica Houston, Austin Symphony Orchestra, LA International New Music Festival, MET Chamber Ensemble, June in Buffalo Festival, and the Victoria Bach Festival. In addition to his performance schedule, Mr. Brennfleck is a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique, presenting masterclasses for singers and instrumentalists throughout the United States and abroad.