Eric Brenner


Eric S. Brenner, countertenor, has been hailed for his “penetrating eloquence,” “astonishing solo singing” (NY Times), and “auto-tuned Mr. Roboto majesty” (Stage Mage). A fervent proponent of very old and very new music, Mr. Brenner’s current engagements include: Tolomeo in Handel’s Giulio Cesare with Opera Roanoke; Volpino in Haydn’s Lo Speziale with Rochester Lyric Opera; Doodle in Stefan Weisman’s and David Cote’s Scarlet Ibis with American Opera Projects; Riccardo in Scarlatti’s Il Trionfo dell’Onore at Symphony Space; Giuliano (cover) in Cavalli’s Eliogabalo with Gotham Chamber Opera; The Poet in Virko Baley’s Holodomor (NYC and Ukraine); Beast in Hannah Lash’s Blood Rose, with New York City Opera’s VOX program; D.A.V.E. in Kamala Sankaram’s Miranda; countertenor soloist in Orff’s Carmina Burana and Bernstein’s The Lark at Avery Fisher Hall; soprano and alto soloist in Handel’s Messiah at Alice Tully Hall, Trinity Wall Street Church, St. Thomas Church, and the Cathedral of St. John’s in Albuquerque, NM. Mr. Brenner also sang soprano for three seasons with the Grammy Award winning ensemble Chanticleer, is cocomposer with Matt Shloss of music for Rob Reese’s Yahweh’s Follies, and is hard at work on his second novel and his first play.

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