Off Script with Dan Dwyer: Brian Garman, Berkshire Opera Festival Artistic Director


Artistic Director and Co-Founder

Maestro Brian Garman is the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Berkshire Opera Festival.  After over a year spent auditioning and establishing the Berkshire Opera Festival Orchestra and Chorus, he conducted BOF’s inaugural production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in summer

As a pianist and coach, Maestro Garman is sought after by numerous singers of renown, and has been called upon frequently to give recitals and master classes around the United States and Europe.  He received a Master of Music degree in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying from the legendary John Wustman, and recently completed a guest appointment as the Music Director of the opera program at Carnegie Mellon University, after previous engagements at Mannes College The New School for Music, the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, and Duquesne University.

Don Pasquale

“Ain’t it a Pretty Night”

Excerpts from American Opera

Thursday, August 8, 7:30pm

Hancock Shaker Village | Pittsfield, MA

“Savor the Sound”

An Evening of Bel Canto

Wednesday, August 14, 7:30pm

Saint James Place | Great Barrington, MA

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