Doug LaBrecque is one of the most prolific concert singers of his generation. He was a frequent soloist with Marvin Hamlisch, and has also appeared with some of the world’s finest orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Israel Philharmonic, and the Cleveland Orchestra. He has appeared with more than 125 orchestras worldwide and most major pops orchestras in America including the Philly Pops, the Boston Pops, and The New York Pops.
Mr. LaBrecque thrilled theater audiences as both the Phantom and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. He starred in the original cast of the Harold Prince Broadway revival of Showboat, and toured nationally with Les Misérables. He was also featured in Oscar Hammerstein’s 100th birthday celebration at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre. Regionally, Mr. LaBrecque has played leading roles in Candide,A Chorus Line, Man of La Mancha, and many others. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he appeared in the musical adaptation of It’s a Wonderful Life and starred in the premiere revival of Kurt Weill’s Love Life.
International engagements have included the Korean National Symphony in Seoul, Shanghai Radio Orchestra in China, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Brazilian Symphony Orchestra in Rio de Janeiro, Jerusalem Symphony, and numerous return engagements with the Israel Philharmonic in Tel Aviv. He appeared in Alba, Italy, as the guest soloist in an all-Bernstein concert and performed at the International Music Festival in Cesky-Krumlov, Czech Republic. He recently performed with international piano sensation Lang Lang in Beijing.
He has appeared numerous times with the Gulf Coast Symphony, including in the 2012-2013 season’s sell-out concert, “Andrew Lloyd Webber Unmasked,” and 2013-2014’s “Marvin Hamlisch Remembrance.” Other concert engagementsinclude the Boston Pops, Philly Pops, Atlanta Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Utah Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, and as tenor soloist in the Rodgers and Hammerstein celebration at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago.
For information on these and other engagements, as well as information about his recordings, visit DougLaBrecque.com.