Brian Yeakley, Founder
Mr. Yeakley proudly started Operativo Houston after working professionally in and around Houston and the United States as a professional singer. He discovered there are many areas in which the industry of music falls short in providing work for anyone who has decided to stay local to a particular area and persue primarily solo work. Plenty of paid opportunities around Houston use artists that remain local, but most of the time they are used for chorus works, small chamber groups, and other rewarding opportunities, but they are usually in an ensemble performance setting. Being an opera singer himself, the company strives for an operatic repertoire and also collaboration with all things local in order to create a feel of a local grass roots feel without all the frills and false pretenses of opera being for an upper middle class audience.
Brian Ross Yeakley, tenor is Houston, Texas based originally from Wichita, Kansas. Yeakley earned degrees from Wichita State (2012) and University of Houston (2014, 2020). Notable companies: Wolf Trap Opera (2013); Glimmerglass Opera Festival (2014); Opera Saratoga (2015); West Edge Opera (2015); Virginia Opera (2016-2017); Austin Opera (2018). Notable Concert work: Austin Symphony (2017); Valley Symphony Orchestra (2018); La Speranza Chamber Ensemble (2020). Yeakley is the founder and director of local opera company Operativo Houston (2016-present). Upcoming: Sancho, Man of La Mancha, Opera Saratoga (2021); Borsa, Rigoletto, San Antonio Opera (2021); Tenor soloist, Mozart Requiem, Symphony of Southeast Texas (2022).
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