This masterclass for Stanford voice students is free and open to the public.
John Brancy, baritone, performs an eclectic season of new music for his 2018-19 season. Brancy is on a national tour of his critically acclaimed programs A Silent Night: A WWI Memorial in Song and Armistice: The Journey Home with internationally renowned pianist and collaborator Peter Dugan. This tour takes Brancy to locations such as Stanford University, West Point Academy, the Smithsonian Institute, the US Naval Academy, and the Kennedy Center to name a few.
Brancy will follow with a tour of Handel’s Messiah with performances in Victoria Symphony in Canada, the Johnstown Symphony, and a return to Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern stage. Brancy then makes his way to Lisbon, Portugal, for a semi-staged production of Romeo et Juliet with the Gulbenkian Orchestra and Choir conducted by Lorenzo Viotti. Additonally, Brancy will collaborate again with director Yuval Sharon as a featured performer on a new production of Meredith Monk’s ATLAS, this marking Brancy’s debut with the LA Philharmonic. Brancy is also the co-creator of Operation Superpower, a "Superhero Opera" for children that aims to combat bullying through the courage of knowing and believing in one's own superpower and voice.