Brendon Shapiro is a pianist, vocal coach, and conductor with a focus in opera and contemporary music. He is currently in his first season as a member of LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program where he has collaborated with artists such as Susan Graham, J’nai Bridges, and Sean Panikkar and premiered an excerpt from Matthew Aucoin’s upcoming Eurydice. Additionally he will join Boston Lyric Opera in February as an Emerging Artist pianist and coach for Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia.
This fall, Brendon is excited to serve as the musical director and pianist for the premiere of Omar Najmi's new chamber opera, En la ardiente oscuridad, with performances in Boston on September 6 and 8, 2019.
Previously, Brendon has been young artist at Opera North and Opera NEO. He has served as pianist and conductor with Boston Opera Collaborative and MassOpera and has held faculty positions at UMass Amherst and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.