Acclaimed New York City-born baritone Theo Hoffman is an alumnus of LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program.
In the 2019/20 season, he makes his first professional performances as Papageno in The Magic Flute at LA Opera under the baton of James Conlon, marking his eighth production with the company. Additionally, he debuts with Opera Philadelphia as Denis in the world premiere of Denis & Katya by Philip Venables, and will debut at Seattle Opera as Schaunard in La Bohème. Mr. Hoffman has been seen previously at Atlanta Opera, Opera Omaha, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and Des Moines Metro Opera.
Mr. Hoffman has concertized with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Wiener Akademie and Il Giardino Armonico at the Salzburg Mozartwoche, 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. He 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. Mr. Hoffman is a graduate of The Juilliard School. (TheoHoffmanBaritone.com)