Baritone Elliott Carlton Hines will perform Der Kirschbaumträger in Die Verurteilung des Lukullus, Un Satyre/Cithéron in Platée, and Paul in Les Enfants Terribles at Staatsoper Stuttgart for the 21/22 season.

During the 20/21 season, Hines was seen as Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, L’horloge Comtoise/Le Chat in L’enfant et les Sortilèges, and Testo in Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda at Staatsoper Stuttgart. He made his debut at Teatro alla Scala in March 2021 in Kurt Weill’s Die sieben Todsünden and Mahagonny Songspiel under Riccardo Chailly.

Born in 1990 and a native of Houston, Texas, Hines completed his time as a member of the Opernstudio at Staatsoper Stuttgart in 2020. Hines was a member of the ensemble at the Salzburger Landestheater for the 2017/2018 season, where he was seen as Spalanzani in The Tales of Hoffmann and Il Conte in Le Nozze di Figaro. In 2018, he made his debut with Birmingham Opera Company, under the direction of Graham Vick, in Giorgio Battistelli's world premiere of Wake.  Hines' spectrum of work at Salzburger Landestheater as a member of the "Internationales Opernstudio Gerard Mortier" from 2015 to 2017 included Morales/Dancaïre in Carmen, Masetto in Don Giovanni, Il Poeta in Il Turco in Italia, Schaunard in La Bohème, as well as Sparbüchsen Bill in Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny. In the summer of 2016, Hines premiered the role of Man One in David Blake and Keith Warner’s new opera, Icarus, at the Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte Montepulciano.

As a concert singer, Hines has also sung the bass solos in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and Christmas Oratorio (at the Oregon Bach Festival), as well as the role of Lucifero in Handel’s La Resurrezione (under William Christie). Hines was also a Lied Stipendiat at the Heidelberger Frühling in both 2015 and 2016.  
Hines received his B.M. in Voice from Oberlin Conservatory in 2012 and his M.M. in Voice from The Juilliard School. He also worked as a Young Artist with Opera Theater of Saint Louis (2014), Opera Santa Barbara (2014), Da Camera of Houston (2014-2015), and at the Internationale Meistersinger Akademie (2014; 2015).  He was a 2017 Finalist at the EquiVoci Musicali Competition 'Salvatore Licitra' in Milan.


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Repertoire Concert

Bach, J.S. Christmas Oratorio (I-III)
  Ich habe genug, BWV 82
  St. Mark Passion
  St. Matthew Passion
Barber Dover Beach
Duruflé Requiem
Fauré Requiem
Händel La Resurrezione / Lucifero
Martin Sechs Monologe aus Jedermann
Mozart Coronation Mass
Poulenc Le Bal Masqué
Schütz Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz / Jesus
Schumann Kerner-Lieder, Op. 35
Telemann Du aber, Daniel, gehe hin

Repertoire Opera

Bizet Carmen Dancairo
Blake, David Icarus (World Premiere) Man One
Händel Radamisto Farasmane
Janacek Cunning Little Vixen Pasek
Martin, Jorge Tobermory Tobermory
Mozart Don Giovanni Masetto
Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites 1st Officer
Puccini La Bohème Schaunard
Ravel L'enfant et les sortilèges Arbre
  L'heure espagnole Don Inigo Gomez
Rossini Il turco in Italia Poeta
Smetana The bartered bride Krusina


Streaming during lockdown at La Scala di Milano
In the very latest streaming productions of the Teatro alla Scala, Elliott Carlton Hines (baritone), Andrew Harris (bass) and Michael Smallwood (tenor) made their debut in Kurt Weill's
THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS / MAHAGONNY-SONGSPIEL at the beginning of 2021, conducted by Riccardo Chailly and staged by Irina Brook!
Andrew Harris had already started the new year in R. Strauss Salomé under the direction of Riccardo Chailly and the direction of Damiano Michieletto.



Matthäus-Passion / Christuskirche Salzburg / 27.03.17 / 

"strahlt Charisma aus: stimmlich wie optisch" 
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