About

American oboist BRANDON LABADIE is an enthusiastic and versatile performer of Baroque and Renaissance double-reeds. Recent engagements have brought him to Singapore, France, Germany, Japan, Canada and throughout North America. Having performed and toured with Juilliard’s premiere early music ensemble, Juilliard415, he has performed under the baton of notable early music conductors, such as William Christie, Masaaki Suzuki, Ton Koopman, Richard Egarr, and Monica Huggett. Mr. Labadie plays regularly with the Portland Baroque Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, The Albany Consort, and Blackbox Baroque.


His other early music endeavors include an apprenticeship with Joel Robinson, maker of historical oboes, clarinets, shawms, and bagpipes. Some of Mr. Labadie’s instruments can be heard at The Juilliard School and Yale University.  He holds a Bachelor’s of Music from the University of Colorado and a Masters of Music from The Juilliard School. Brandon is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Le Sommeil d’Ulisse – Overture and Sommeil Excerpt feat. Sachi Yamaguchi 

Pierre Danican Philidor: VI Suitte de Trios, Op. 1 – Gigue feat. Laura Rubinstein-Salzedo (violin)

Thomas Bacon: Anniversary Ode of 1751 – Largo and Tempo Di Gavotta feat. Laura Rubinstein-Salzedo (violin)

Projects

Handel’s Messiah with Portland Baroque Orchestra

December 8 – 11, 2017. Portland, Ore.

Handel’s Messiah with American Bach Soloists

December 13 – 15, 2017. San Francisco, Ca.

Baroque Micro Orchestra with the Albany Consort

January 12 – 14, 2018. Palo Alto, Ca.

Telmannia with Soprano Christine Johnson

January 25, 2018. Portland, Ore.

“Love and Lies” Opera Scenes

February 2 – 4, 2018. Willamette University in Salem, Ore.

Handel’s Rodelinda with San Francisco Conservatory Opera

March 10 – 11. San Francisco, CA.