Baritone John Brancy is “a vibrant, resonant presence” (New York Times) on the international opera, concert and recital stages. Brancy is the recent winner of the 2nd Place Prize at the 2017 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition and the Media Prize at the Hans-Gabor Belvedere International Vocal Competition. This 17/18 season, Brancy made his Austrian debut appearing as Albert in Stadttheater Klagenfurt’s new production of “Werther” under the baton of ascendant conductor Lorenzo Viotti. Brancy will also reprise the role of Malatesta in Landestheater Voralberg’s new production of “Don Pasquale” in Bregenz. Brancy goes on to sing Brahms’ Deutches Requiem at Saint Thomas Church in New York City on March 22nd 2018, and he and Peter Dugan have been invited to make their Alice Tully Hall recital debut with the premiere performance of “Armistice: The Journey Home” for the Juilliard Alumni Recital Series on April 5th 2018. Additionally, Brancy will be a featured soloist at the 2018 Carmel Bach Festival in Carmel, California, as well as the baritone soloist in "Carmina Burana", at the Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago. Brancy is also the co-creator of Operation Superpower, a Superhero Opera for children that aims to combat bullying through the courage of knowing and believing in one's own Superpower and voice.