Brandon Jovanovich joined Seattle Opera’s Young Artists Program for its inaugural season in 1998. Since then, this American tenor sung leading roles in Italian, French, and German operas throughout the United States and Europe. In 2004, he made his debut at the Teatro alla Scala in the title role of Offenbach’s Contes d’Hoffmann. In the same season, he sang Don José in Bizet’s Carmen at Vlaamse Opera in Belgium and Carvardossi in Puccini’s Tosca at Opéra National de Bordeaux in France. Other recent roles include Bill in Jonathan Dove’s Flight at Boston Lyric Opera, Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at New York City Opera and Staatstheater Stuttgart, the title role in Werther with Opera de Lille, Turridu in Cavalleria Rusticana at Dallas Opera, and Segei in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk for his debut at Austin Lyric Opera. Jovanovich returned to La Scala in 2006 to sing Aenas in Purcell’s Dido and Aenas. In the fall of the same year, he appeared as Cavaradossi in Puccini’s Tosca in Antwerp and Gent with Vlaamse Opera. Jovanovich returns to Seattle for his mainstage debut in 2008 as Cavaradossi.