Brian Giebler, Tenor – Helen Sykes Artists' Management

Brian Giebler

TENOR

Brian Giebler has garnered praise for his “most impressive… bright, clear tone and lively personality”.

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From the Evangelist in Bach St Matthew Passion with the GRAMMY-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street under Julian Wachner to Stravinsky Threni with The Cleveland Orchestra under Franz Welser-Möst, “the sweetness of Giebler’s impressive high tenor” and his “expressive and elegant phrasing” (Cleveland Classical) has captivated audiences nationwide.

Read Brian Giebler’s full biography below.

Current Highlights

Arnalta L’incoronazione di Poppea with Boston Baroque in Jordan Hall, Boston
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Apollo Semele with The English Concert and The Clarion Choir on tour at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, London’s Barbican and on tour
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Water Genie Haroun and the Sea of Stories with Boston Modern Orchestra Project
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Début solo Album to be released in 2019

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“The evening’s program began with “Love Song Waltzes” (1989, Brahms) and “I Don’t Want to Love” (1996, Monteverdi). Again, the musical performances were first-rate… and the eight musicians for the Monteverdi, led by the always admirable Colin Fowler (here at the harpsichord), were impressive.”
ALASTAIR MACAULAY   THE NEW YORK TIMES

“A rather different, but equally excellent, array of voices and instrumentalists accompany the dancers in I Don’t Want to Love, a translation of ‘Non voglio amare’, the first of the seven selected Madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi.”
DAVID M. RICE  CLASSICALSOURCE.COM

“Brian Giebler…bringing loads of energy and childlike mannerisms to the pivotal role of Jack. His spotless tenor vocals are a highlight of the production.”
JEREMY BUSTIN BROADWAYWORLD.COM

“The cantata benefited from excellent, astutely phrased solo singing by tenor Brian Giebler…”
ALLAN KOZINN PRESSHERALD.COM

“The sweetness of Giebler’s impressive high tenor created the image of a youth witnessing the passion unfolding before him… Giebler was especially fine in the coloratura da capo aria Erwäge (“Ponder”).”
TIMOTHY ROBSON CLEVELANDCLASSICAL.COM

“Tenor Brian Giebler left a strong impression with his Act 2 song, “Come all ye songsters of the sky,” singing with clear, bell-like tone.”
JONATHAN BLUMHOFER ARTSFUSE.ORG

Biography

Biography

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Garnering praise for his “most impressive… bright, clear tone and lively personality” (New York Times), American tenor Brian Giebler is a faultless high tenor (Seattle Times) with lovely tone and deep expressivity (New York Times).

From the Evangelist in Bach St Matthew Passion with the GRAMMY-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street under Julian Wachner to Stravinsky Threni with The Cleveland Orchestra under Franz Welser-Möst, “the sweetness of Giebler’s impressive high tenor and his “expressive and elegant phrasing(Cleveland Classical) has captivated audiences nationwide.

Brian Giebler has also been a soloist with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse Symphoria, American Classical Orchestra (Lincoln Center), Mark Morris Dance Group (Lincoln Center – Mostly Mozart Festival), New York City Chamber Orchestra (Carnegie Hall), Handel & Haydn Society (Jordan Hall), Clarion Music Society, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, and the Oregon, Baldwin Wallace, Carmel, and Victoria Bach Festivals. 

Brian Giebler performs regularly with the Handel and Haydn Society, TENET, and Musica Sacra as well as with chamber ensembles across the USA including GRAMMY Award-winning Conspirare of Austin, GRAMMY nominated Seraphic Fire of Miami, GRAMMY nominated Clarion Music Society in New York City and the GRAMMY nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Manhattan.

This season, Brian Giebler makes his solo débuts with the Boston Early Music Festival, Boston Baroque (Arnalta L’incoronazione di Poppea), Musica Sacra (Handel Messiah) in Carnegie Hall, Grand Rapids Symphony (Bach Festival Soloist) and Baltimore Choral Arts.  In April 2019 he performs Handel’s Semele (Apollo) with the English Concert and The Clarion Choir under Harry Bicket on tour in Europe and the USA, including performances at the Theatre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, the Barbican, London and the Perelman Stage of New York’s Carnegie Hall.

He is a featured soloist on forthcoming album releases of Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 with Trinity Wall Street, Terry Riley Octets, and Schmelzer’s Le Memorie Dolorose with TENET and ACRONYM.  His début solo album will be recorded in 2019 for subsequent release by Acis Productions.

While his light lyric tenor is ideally suited to the music of Bach, Handel, Mozart (and their contemporaries), Brian Giebler has also earned a fine reputation for his interpretation of roles in premieres of new works by prominent modern-day composers such as Paola Prestini, Martin Bresnick, Julian Wachner, William Antoniou (Anathema: The Turing Opera at National Sawdust), and James Dashow.  He made his international début in Italy with the International Opera Theater of Philadelphia, premiering the role of Ariele La Tempesta – Troy Herion’s operatic adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

An active crossover artist, “the dashing Giebler, whose voice would make anyone melt (BroadwayWorld), received much critical acclaim as Marius in a regional production of Les Misérables for which he was nominated for a Gregory Award (Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical). He later revisited the role of Jack in Into the Woods with Charlottesville Opera, where he was lauded for his spotless tenor vocals (that were) a highlight of the production (Broadway World). This role also won him a regional Best Supporting Actor award at the Anvil Awards.  Praised for his portrayal of Fabrizio in Adam Guettel’s The Light in the Piazza (Best Musical nomination, Wilde Awards), and hailed as a “powerful tenor for such a young man (Milan News), he played such iconic roles as Dickon in The Secret Garden, Cain/Japheth in Children of Eden, and Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls. Other music theatre roles include Tony West Side Story, Anthony Sweeney Todd and Lieutenant Cable South Pacific. 

Brian Giebler was the Delco Idol musical theater competition winner at the Media Theatre in Pennsylvania which was seen on Philadelphia’s Fox 29 News.  He was a featured artist with the Skaneateles Music Festival in “Broadway comes to Brook Farm” under guest musical director Paul Sportelli and sang in the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra’s holiday production of the Seattle-favorite, The Nutty Nutcracker, inserting classical music and popular Christmas tunes over the sweeping Tchaikovsky score.

Brian Giebler is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he earned his Masters Degree in Vocal Performance. He is also an alumnus of the Royal Academy of Music in London, England, holds a Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance from the Eastman School of Music and was a Young Artist with the Aspen Opera Theater Center.  

While a graduate student, Brian Giebler performed as Ferrando Cosi fan tutte and as Bardolfo Falstaff. He has also performed the roles of Basilio Le nozze di Figaro, Pedrillo Die Entführung aus dem Serail, and Dr Blind Die Fledermaus.

Brian Giebler took 2nd Place (Stanley C. Meyerson Award) in the 2018 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition at Carnegie Hall, won the Richard Chambless People’s Choice Award at the 2018 American Traditions Vocal Competition, and was a prize winner at the 2016 Biennial Bach Vocal Competition sponsored by the American Bach Society and the Bach Choir of Bethlehem.

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B Minor Mass, Benedictus J.S.Bach
La resurrezione; Quando é parto dell’affetto G.F.Handel

Discography

Brian Giebler, Tenor – Kastalsky: Memory Eternal – Naxos Classics, 2018

Kastalsky: Memory Eternal


Naxos Classics, 2018
Performers: Marc Andrew Day, Protodeacon Leonid Roschko, Clarion Choir (Brian Giebler, Tenor); NOVUS NY; Steven Fox, Conductor

Brian Giebler, Tenor – The Old Colony Collection – Coro, 2016

The Old Colony Collection


Coro, 2016
Performers: Handel and Haydn Chorus (Brian Giebler, Tenor); Harry Christophers, Conductor

Brian Giebler, Tenor – Maximillian Steinberg: Passion Week – Naxos Classics, 2016

Maximillian Steinberg: Passion Week


Naxos Classics, 2016
2017 GRAMMY Nomination for Best Choral Performance
Performers: The Clarion Choir (Brian Giebler, Tenor); Steven Fox, Conductor

Brian Giebler, Tenor – Julia Wolfe: Anthracite Fields – Cantaloupe Music, 2015

Julia Wolfe: Anthracite Fields


Cantaloupe Music, 2015
2016 GRAMMY Nomination for Best Contemporary Classical Composition
2015 PULITZER PRIZE IN MUSIC
Performers: Bang on a Can All-Stars; Choir of Trinity Wall Street (Brian Giebler, Tenor); Julian Wachner, Conductor

Brian Giebler, Tenor – Unclouded Day: Conspirare Christmas 2013 – Conspirare, 2014

Unclouded Day: Conspirare Christmas 2013


Conspirare, 2014
Performers: Conspirare (Brian Giebler, Tenor); Ruthie Foster; Thomas Burritt, Percussion; Craig Hella Johnson, Conductor/Piano

Contact

Helen Sykes
+44 (0)20 8780 0060
+44 (0)7799 673367

helen@helensykesartists.co.uk

Mary Craig
+44 (0)20 8780 0060
mary@helensykesartists.co.uk

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