Brownlee is perhaps one of the most internationally acclaimed singers on opera stages around the world. Proudly carrying the torch passed by the legendary tenor, George Shirley, Mr. Brownlee majestically carries forth the rich legacy set by his predecessor. Superstar Metropolitan Opera tenor Lawrence Brownlee is one of the most consistently sought-after artists on the international scene.
He is lauded continually for the beauty of his voice, his seemingly effortless technical agility, and his dynamic and engaging dramatic skills. Mr. Brownlee’s professional stage debut took place in 2002 as Almaviva in Barbiere with Virginia Opera, a role he subsequently performed in: Vienna, Milan, Berlin, Madrid, Berlin, Dresden, Munich, Baden-Baden, Hamburg, Tokyo, New York, Washington, San Diego and Boston, among other memorable engagements.
A native of Youngstown Ohio, Mr. Brownlee received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Anderson University and a Master of Music degree from Indiana University. Mr. Brownlee is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Brownlee will speak to Patrick D. McCoy on Wednesday, January 4 at 3 p.m. about his extraordinary career, balancing family and singing, early music beginnings and much more.
The inaugural interview of The Celebrity Series was with internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Denyce Graves, which has garnered over 2600 listens to date.
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A native of Petersburg, Virginia, Patrick D. McCoy currently lives in Washington, D. C. where he is active as a writer, singer and educator. He is an associate member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
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Standing proudly on the shoulders of the late African-American classical music critic, Raoul Abdul, Patrick D. McCoy is committed to informing the entire community about the joys of classical music. Visit: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/