"...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.
Highly regarded on the concert stage, Mr. Brennfleck made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2012 in Handel’s Messiah and returned there in 2015 for a performance with the MET Chamber Ensemble of Charles Wuorinen’s It Happens Like This. His other recent collaborations include concert appearances with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar, Georgetown Festival of the Arts, Handel Choir of Baltimore, LA International New Music Festival, June in Buffalo Festival, Round Rock Symphony, Temple Symphony Orchestra, and the Victoria Bach Festival.
Mr. Brennfleck is a native of Ewing, NJ and currently resides in Austin, TX. In addition to his performance schedule, he is also conductor of the