Franklin Brasz - Large

Franklin Brasz

2015: Director of Music for the Stratford Festival. Musical director of Carousel and Passion. Sixth season. Stratford: Man of La Mancha, Next to Normal, The Pirates of Penzance, Forum (Stratford/Mirvish), Kiss Me, Kate, 42nd Street, Evita. Elsewhere: Musical director: Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz; The Lion King (Toronto, U.S. tour); Ragtime (original company); Show Boat (U.S. tour); gala concerts for Dame Maggie Smith, William Shatner, Des McAnuff. Associate musical director (Toronto): Billy Elliot, The Sound of Music, The Lord of the Rings, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, The Threepenny Opera (Soulpepper). Keyboards: The Tenors; Measha Brueggergosman; Hairspray (New Line); Toronto: Wicked,The Producers,Cabaret, Annie Get Your Gun (Massey Hall). Recordings: Crazy for You (Stratford Festival), The Voice Next Door (Marcus Nance), Still Dreaming of Paradise (Josh Young). Illinois and Dorian Opera Theatres, Pine Mountain Music Festival, American Boychoir School. Training: MM, vocal coaching and accompanying, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.