Bruce Sledge is one of today’s most in-demand tenori di grazia and sings a wide variety of repertoire with many international houses.
Bruce Sledge made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Almaviva and sang to the New York City Opera as Ernesto in Don Pasquale. Bruce Sledge returned to the Metropolitan Opera in three Mozart roles: Tamino in The Magic Flute, Ferrando in Così fan tutte and Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni.
Bruce Sledge made his debut with the Minnesota Opera in the role of Leicester in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda, before making his debut in Avenches, Switzerland, as the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto.
Bruce Sledge marked his return to Japan for performances of Rodrigo in Rossini’s Otello (a role debut for the artist) with Pesaro’s prestigious Rossini Opera Festival on tour, followed by a recital appearance for Marilyn Horne’s 75th Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall. Bruce Sledge also appeared with the San Francisco Symphony in the Schubert Mass No. 6 under Maestro Michel Tilson Thomas.
The tenor made a series of impressive debuts with several of the world’s most prestigious houses: the Lyric Opera of Chicago (the Italian Tenor in Der Rosenkavalier), the Deutsche Oper in Berlin (as Ernesto in Don Pasquale), La Fenice (Léopold in La Juive), the Royal Danish Opera (as Alfredo in La Traviata) and the Pittsburgh Opera (Ferrando in Così fan tutte), and with the Teatro Comunale di Bologna for their tour to Savonlinna in La fille du régiment.
Among his recent and future engagements, Rigoletto in Vancouver and Santa Fe, Maometto II in Toronto.