Scott  Hendricks

Baritone (USA)

HGO Appearances: Rodrigue in Don Carlos (2012), Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor (2011), title role of Rigoletto (2009), Silvio in Pagliacci (2008), Escamillo in Carmen (2006), Chucho in Salsipuedes (2004), Sharpless in Madame Butterfly (1999), and Prince Dmitry Nekhlyudov in Resurrection (1999), among others. HGO Studio artist (1997–99).

About the Artist: Texan Scott Hendricks’s repertoire encompasses Monteverdi to Schreker, Mozart to Debussy, and Puccini to modern-day composers. Last season’s engagements included his Royal Opera, Covent Garden, debut as Scarpia in Tosca; Germont in La traviata in a new production at La Monnaie; role debuts as Michele in Il tabarro and the title role in Gianni Schicchi in a new production of Il trittico with Cologne Opera; and the Forester in The Cunning Little Vixen at Opéra National du Rhin. Hendricks has performed Scarpia in Tosca (Paris Opera, Washington National Opera, and Bavarian State Opera); Sharpless in Madame Butterfly (Washington National Opera with Plácido Domingo); Jochanaan in Salome and Count di Luna in Il trovatore (La Monnaie); Amonasro in Aida and Iago in Otello (Canadian Opera Company); Marcello in La bohème (San Francisco Opera); the title role of Macbeth (La Monnaie), which received Opernwelt’s Production of the Year Award; the title role of Król Roger (Gran Teatre del Liceu and Paris Opera); Ford in Falstaff and the title role of Eugene Onegin (Santa Fe Opera); Roderick in The Fall of the House of Usher and Carlo Gérard in Andrea Chénier (Bregenz Festival); and an internationally critically acclaimed portrayal of the title role in the world premiere of Giorgio Battistelli’s Richard III with the Flemish Opera. Engagements this season include his Metropolitan Opera debut as Sharpless in Madame Butterfly and Jack Rance in La fanciulla del West with the Zurich Opera.

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