Previously with HGO, Paul Groves performed as Belmonte in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2008). Groves continues to enjoy an impressive international career performing on the stages of the world’s leading opera houses and most prestigious concert halls. During the 2022-23 season, he also returns to the Metropolitan Opera in the role of Howie Albert in Terence Blanchard’s Champion. Highlights of recent seasons include performing La Damnation de Faust in concert with the Shanghai and Beijing Symphonies, and performing as Chekalinsky in The Queen of Spades and Tamino in The Magic Flute with the Metropolitan Opera. Other recent performances include Faust in Boito’s Mefistofele at Opera de Lyon, his debut at the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts in Taiwan as the title role in Candide, and his debut as Herod in Salome with the Spoleto Festival USA.