Meet the Gentlemen of the Choir: Eric S. Brenner, countertenor

Eric Brenner, countertenor

Eric S. Brenner, countertenor, has been hailed for his “penetrating eloquence,” (New York Times), “astonishing musicality,” (NY Classical Review), & “Mr. Roboto majesty” (Stage Mage). Eric is countertenor soloist on Arvo Pärt’s Vater Unser with the Grammy-winning Experiential Orchestra in the Met Museum’s Temple of Dendur. He is featured in recent performances & recording of Du Yun’s Pulitzer Prize Winning Angel’s Bone (VIA Records). Eric has originated a number of roles including Doodle in Stefan Weisman’s Scarlet Ibis, Beast in Hannah Lash’s Blood Rose, the title role in Brian Cavanagh-Strong’s A Gardener, Poet in Virko Baley’s Holodomor, and D.A.V.E. in Kamala Sankaram’s Miranda. Eric is alto in the Western Wind vocal sextet and soprano with Philadelphia-based consort Les Canards Chantants (the singing ducks). Eric also writes fiction, is a devoted dog-daddy, a recent homeowner, an aspiring gardener, & still persists in being an incorrigible Mets fan.

Watch a video on-demand only recital given by Eric at Saint Thomas Church