The British born tenor Brian Galliford studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
In 1991 he made his home in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
His operatic repertoire included Herodes – Salome at the Vorarlberger Landestheater Bregenz, Piet vom Fass – Le Grand Macabre at the Komische Oper Berlin, Don Jerome – Betrothal in a Monastery at the Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse & Opéra Comique, Paris.
As regular guest artist at the Netherlands Opera he has also sung in Die Soldaten, Der Rosenkavalier, Boris Godunov, Capriccio and Salome.
He has been a guest artist at the Glyndebourne Festival, Bregenzer Festspiele, Nationale Reisopera and many more. Please refer to Brian’s past diary for his full details.
He was involved in a number of world premières including Cuentos de la Alhambra, Rixt and Los Heraldos as well as a television film production of Udo Zimmermann’s Weisse Rose. In June 2010 he created the roles of 1st Patient and Provocateur in the world première of Alexander Raskatov’s A Dog’s Heart directed by Simon McBurney and conducted by Martyn Brabbins at the Netherlands Opera.
Brian Galliford sang with conductors including Antonio Pappano, Simon Rattle, Vladimir Jurowski, Esa Pekka-Salonen, Carlo Rizzi, Kenneth Montgomery, Tugan Sokhiev and Ingo Metzmacher.