Theo Hoffman, baritone
Acclaimed New York City-born baritone Theo Hoffman can be seen this season at Los Angeles Opera in Satyagraha by Philip Glass, Opera Omaha as Paul in Glass’ Les Enfants Terribles, and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro. He debuts with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Candide under the baton of Marin Alsop, and makes concert appearances at the Salzburger Mozartwoche with Il Giardino Armonico and Orchester Wiener Akademie. Past operatic engagements include the US premier of Glass’ The Trial at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Schaunard in La Bohème with Atlanta Opera, and the Steward in Flight at Des Moines Metro Opera. A regular with Los Angeles Opera, Hoffman has been seen in Candide, Carmen, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Salome, Wonderful Town, and Macbeth. Mr. Hoffman has concertized with Los Angeles Philharmonic, Marlboro Music, Orchestre National de Lille, Grand Teton Music Festival, Winston-Salem Symphony, Portland Symphony Orchestra, and Chamber Music Northwest. He has appeared in recital at some of the world’s leading venues, including the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. He is a regular performer with the New York Festival of Song, and serves as a member of their artistic advisement council. Mr. Hoffman is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he performed Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and Le Directeur in Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Tirésias. Mr. Hoffman is the recipient of awards from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation, the Sullivan Foundation, the Gerda Lissner Foundation, The Kurt Weill Foundation, and was a Grand Finalist in the 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Hoffman recently completed his time as a Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist at Los Angeles Opera under the auspices of Plácido Domingo and James Conlon. Future seasons see him in debuts with Opera Philadelphia and Seattle Opera.