Erik in The Flying Dutchman. Previously: Robert, Earl of Leicester, in Mary Stuart (2012), Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto (2009), Tamino in The Magic Flute (2008), Belmonte in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2002).
About the Artist:
Eric Cutler was most recently seen at HGO as Robert, Earl of Leicester, in Mary Stuart (2012); other HGO roles include the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto (2009), Tamino in The Magic Flute (2008), and Belmonte in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2002). He has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, the Bavarian State Opera; the Salzburg Festival; Royal Opera, Covent Garden; Teatro la Fenice; Lyric Opera of Chicago; La Monnaie; Teatro dell’Opera; Canadian Opera Company; Vlaamse Opera; Opera Australia; Grand Théâtre de Genève; Glyndebourne Festival; Paris Opera; Santa Fe Opera; and many others. This season, Cutler debuts as the Emperor in Die Frau ohne Schatten in Hamburg, where he will also appear as Florestan in Fidelio. He sings his first Idomeneo at the Teatro Real in Madridand makes an appearance at the Bayreuth Festival. Cutler made his debut as the title role in Wagner’s Lohengrin at La Monnaie in Brussels in the 2017–18 season, after which he appeared at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden as Erik in The Flying Dutchman. He also appeared in Hamburg as Florestan in Fidelio and sang his first performances of Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. In recent seasons, Cutler has also appeared at the Hamburg State Opera and La Monnaie as Apollo in Daphne, in Stuttgart as Florestan, at the Semperoper Dresden and in Madrid as the title role in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, in Frankfurt as Adolar in Euryanthe, and in Bordeaux as the title role in Berlioz’s Damnation de Faust.