Acclaimed New York City-born baritone Theo Hoffman is an alumnus of LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program.
His previous LAO credits include Satyagraha, Candide, Carmen, The Tales of Hoffmann, Salome, Wonderful Town and Macbeth.
Mr. Hoffman was recently seen at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in the U.S. premiere of Glass’ The Trial, and he will return there in 2019 as Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro. Also in the 2018/19 season, he debuts with Opera Omaha in Glass’ Les Enfants Terribles, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Candide under the baton of Marin Alsop, and makes concert appearances at the Mozartwoche in Salzburg. Past operatic engagements include Schaunard in La Bohème with Atlanta Opera, and the Steward in Jonathan Dove's Flight at Des Moines Metro Opera.
Mr. Hoffman has concertized with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Marlboro Music, Orchestre National de Lille, Grand Teton Music Festival, 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. Mr. Hoffman is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he performed Papageno in The Magic Flute 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. (TheoHoffmanBaritone.com)