Early assignments included The Gambler, De blåsta rivalerna, and Hertig Magnus & sjöjungfrun at the Vadstena Opera Academy.
He has worked with conductors such as Olof Boman, Herbert Böck, Peter Dijkstra, Eric Ericsson, Daniel Harding, Tönu Kaljuste, Andew Parrot, Joshua Riffkin, Gustav Sjökvist and Mark Tatlow. He has made a number of recordings with the Swedish Radio Choir and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Recent opera engagements have included Plutone in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo as well as Soldat 2 / Famigliaro 3 / Liberto / Consolo in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Drottningholm Festival in Stockholm, Shaunard in La Bohème and Lars-Edward in the world premiere of Carl Unander-Scharin’s Hummelhonung at the Royal Swedish Opera, Polyphemos in Handel’s Acis and Galatea in Oslo with the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra, Nathan in Staale Kleiberg’s David and Bathsheba in Trondheim, Donner in Das Rheingold, Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, Baron Mirka Zeta in Die lustige Witwe as well as Ulf and Kark in Ivar Hallströms Den bergtagna at Folkoperan in Stockholm. He has also participated in staged performances of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Piteå Opera.
Lars Johansson Brissman is one of Scandinavia's most sought after concert singers and he is a frequent guest with the major orchestras and festivals. He has also appeared in the U.S., Germany, Italy, France, Russia, Poland, and Estonia. He has an unusually wide repertoire including works by Monteverdi, Purcell, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, Haydn, Rossini, Brahms, Fauré, Duruflé, Rosenberg, Lars-Erik Larsson, Honegger, Pärt and a large number of contemporary composers.
Engagements in the season 2012/13 included Liconte and Caronte in Orlando paladino at the Drottningholm Festival in Stockholm, Aeneas in staged performances of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Bach's Magnificat and Easter Oratorio in Tromsoe, Mozart's Mass in C minor with Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Bach's St Matthew Passion in Bodoe, Handel's Messiah as well as Bach's St John Passion in Nyköping, Vivaldi's Dixit Dominus in Stockholm, Växjö and Tingsryd, cantatas by Bach in Stockholm, Mozart's Requiem in Stockholm, Bach's Christmas Oratorio in Stockholm, Hilding Rosenberg's The Holy Night in Stockholm, Henrik Arlestrand's Missa Festiva in Stockholm and Lars-Erik Larsson’s Förklädd gud (God in disguise) in Stockholm.
Engagements in the 2013/14 season have so far included Handel’s Israel in Egypt in Harstad, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle in Lidingö and Britten’s Cantata Misericordium, Charpentier’s Te Deum, Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore as well as Mozart’s Requiem in Stockholm.
Forthcoming engagements include Faure’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah in Stockholm, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in Stavanger, Ricimer in André Danican Philidor’s Ernelinde at the Gloger Festival and Evangelist in Sven-David Sandström’s St Matthew Passion in Philharmonie Berlin as well as in Uppsala and Stockholm.
Lars Johansson Brissman’s recordings include Nathan in Staale Kleiberg’s David and Bathsheba with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and the conductor Tönu Kaljuste, Duke Magnus in Ivar Hallströms Duke Magnus and the Mermaids and Bach's St John Passion with ReBaroque as well as Haydn’s Missa Sancti Hieronymi with Ensemble Philidor under the baton of Gary Garden, ,