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By Charles A. Hooey

As a student at the Royal Academy of Music Pagliacci with Philip Brozel as Canio

25 March, 1893 Zar und Zimmermann (as Peter the Shipwright) (Lortzing) with Philip Brozel, Arthur Barlow, Vena Galbraith (Widow Brown), Lilian Bedern (Maria), Arthur Appleby (Tsar); conducted by G. G. Betjemaum.

21 December, 1893, The Students Orchestra Concert in St. James Hall
PB: Gounod: Romeo et Juliette - cavatina; cond. Mr. Mackenzie

Hull Vocal Society
21 February, 1894 St. John’s Eve (Frederic H. Cowen) Philip Brozel

Royal Opera, Covent Garden, 14 May - 30 July, 1894
May, 1894 I Pagliacci with Philip Brozel (Canio),

Royal Opera, Covent Garden,
8 June, 1895 Harold (Cowen) with Philip Brozel, Emma Albani, Victor Maurel, David Bispham

Pagliacci as Canio

24, 28 June, 1895 Don Giovanni Philip Brozel as Don Ottavio with Victor Maurel (Don Giovanni), Adelina Patti (Zerlina)

Promenade Concert
September, 1895 PB: Carmen: Flower Song

Royal Opera, Covent Garden, 12 October - 9 November, 1895
Moody-Manners Opera Company,

Carmen (3) as Don Jose
Faust (3) as Faust
Pagliacci (2) as Canio
Philémon et Baucis (Gounod) with Philip Brozel, Pol Plançon

Carl Rosa Opera at The Garrick Theare , 1897
19 January, 1897 (Opening Night) Romeo and Juliet with Philip Brozel (Romeo), Alice Esty (Juliet), Charles Tilbury (Friar Laurence), Eily Heenan (Stephano), Lillie Williams (Gertrude), Alec Marsh (Mercutio), George Fox (Capulet), Frank Wood (Tybalt); cond. Claude Jaquinot

Carmen as Don José
Lohengrin as Lohengrin
Tannhäuser as Tannhäuser

23 October, 1897 Diarmid (Hamish MacCunn) with Philip Brozel, Louise Kirkby Lunn

Late 1898 Tristan and Isolda as Tristan with Lucille Hill (Isolde), Kirkby Lunn (Brangäne), Arthur Winckworth (King Marke), Charles Tidbury (Kurwenal); cond. Hamish MacCunn

Early 1899 Liverpool Tristan and Isolda Brozel as Tristan with Rita Elandi (Isolda), Lempriere Pringle (King Marke)

Metropolitan English Grand Opera, 1 October 1900 - 15 December, 1900
2 October, 1900

19 November, 1900 Esmeralda (Goring Thomas) Philip Brozel as Phoebus with Grace Golden (Esmeralda), Lempriere Pringle (Claude Frollo), William Paull (Quasimodo), Garce Van Studdiford (Fleur-de-Lys), Leslie Walker (Marquis de Chereuse), Harry Davies (Gringoire), F. J. Boyle (Clopin)

Metropolitan English Grand Opera on tour 16 December, 1900 - 15 April, 1901

Moody-Manners Opera Company, London, 1901
Siegfried as Siegfried

Moody-Manners at Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
14 December, 1901 The Mastersingers with Philip Brozel as Walther with Kate Anderson, Montague Alliston, R. Cliffe, F. Davis, William Dever, Lewys James, Charles Magrath, Toni Seiter; cond. Richard Eckhold

Bayreuth Festival, 1902
Der Fliegende Hollander Philip Brozel as Steuermann; cond. Siegfried Wagner
Parsifal as Knappe vierte (a Squire); cond. Karl Muck

Moody-Manners at Covent Garden
25 August, 1902 Carmen with Philip Brozel as Don José with Zélie de Lussan (Carmen)
27, 30 August, 1902 Pagliacci with Philip Brozel as Canio, Anna Hickisch (Nedda), William Dever, George Fox, Dan Thomas; cond. Richard Eckhold
Lohengrin as Lohengrin wih Philip Brozel
Tristan and Isolde as Tristan with Blanche Marchesi (Isolde)

1 September, 1902 Tannhäuser with Philip Brozel (Tannhäuser), Fanny Moody (Elsa), Marie Alexander (Ortud), William Dever (Telramund), Chares Magrath (King)

18 September, 1902 Siegfried (Wagner) with Philip Brozel (Siegfried), Fanny Moody (Brünnhilde), Alice Esty

30 March, 1903 Pagliacci with Philip Brozel (Canio), William Dever (Tonio), Anna Hickisch) (Nedda), George A. Fox (Silvio), Dan Thomas (Beppe); cond. Richard Eckhold

Prague, 1903 usual Wagner roles
Munich, 1904 usual roles

Stadttheatre, Mainz, 1905 -6
Die Meistersinger, Philip Brozel as Walther
Le Prophète, Philip Brozel as Jean
Salome, Philip Brozel as Hérod

Guest appearances in Frankfurt
Cologne, Lohengrin , Philip Brozel a Lohengrin
Hanover, Tristan und Isolde, Philip Brozel as Tristan
Berlin Hofoper, Aida, Philip Brozel as Radames
Budapest, three Wagner festivals
15 April, 1906 Die Liebesgeige (The Hunchback of Cremona) (Alick MacLean) Philip Brozel in title role

Vienna Hofoper, 1907 -1908
Die Meistersinger
24 April, 1907 Pagliacci Philip Brozel as Canio
La Juive Philip Brozel as Eléazar
Otello Philip Brozel as Otello

Moody-Manners Opera, Lyric Theatre
17 August, 1908 Lohengrin w. Philip Brozel (Lohengrin), Fanny Moody (Elsa), Lewys James ( Frederick of Telramund), Charles Manners (King), Marie Louise Roger (Ortrud), Charles Moorhouse (Herald); cond. Richard Eckhold

26 August, 1908 Tristan and Isolde with Philip Brozel as Tristan, Enriquetta Crichton (Isolda), William Dever (Kurvenal), Charles Magrath (King Mark), Toni Seiter (Brangaena), T. C. Fairbairn (Melot), C. Ferocs (Shepherd ), J. Johnstone (Steersman); cond. Richard Eckhold.

30 August, 1908 La Juive (Halevy) with Philip Brozel (Eléazar), Charles Manners (Cardinal Brogni), Clementine de Vere Sapio (Raechel), Seth Hughes (Prince Leopold), Kate Anderson (Princess Eudossia), C. Moffitt (Ruggero), R. Carter (Liberto), Mr. Alexander (Herald); cond. Richard Eckhold.

28 September, 1908 Lohengrin with Philip Brozel (Lohengrin), Clementine de Vere Sapio (Elsa), Marie Louise Roger (Ortrud), Charles Magrath (King), William Dever (Telramund); cond. Richard Eckhold

Samson and Delilah 
Moody-Manners. Hull
4 November, 1908 Aida with Philip Brozel as Radames

6 November, 1908 The Mastersingers with Philip Brozel as Walther

Moody-Manners, London
27 August, 1909 Rienzi (Wagner) with Philip Brozel (Rienzi), William Dever (Orsini), Charles Magrath (Colonna), Bessie Weir (Adriano), Kate Anderson (Irene); cond. Herr Richard Eckhold.

7 April, 1910 Il Trovatore with Philip Brozel (Manrico), Clementine de Vere Sapio (Leonora), Marie Louise Roger (Azucena), Harry Brindle (Di Luna), Charles Moorhouse; cond. Cuthbert Hawley.

Royal Opera, Covent Garden
25, 31 December, 1910 Salome (sung in English) with Philip Brozel as Hérod, Aïno Ackté (Salome), Elly Petzl-Demmer (Hérodias), Clarence Whitehill (Jochanaan), Maurice d’Oisly (Narraboth), Edna Thornton (Ein page der Herodias) ; cond.. Sir Thomas Beecham  

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