Biography

Texan Scott Hendricks has emerged as one of today's most compelling and versatile baritones. From Puccini to Schreker, Verdi to Britten and Debussy to modern-day composers, Hendricks has always maintained a diverse operatic diary.

An esteemed interpreter of both Puccini and Verdi, his roles include Sharpless/Madama Butterfly, Scarpia/Tosca, Michele/Il tabarro and title role Gianni Schicchi, Renato/Un ballo in maschera, Conte di Luna/Il trovatore, the title role of Macbeth, Amonasro/Aida, Germont/La traviata, the title role of Rigoletto, Iago/Otello, Posa/Don Carlos.

Scott Hendricks has sung at major opera houses and festivals around the world, including Metropolitan Opera New, Washington National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, York, Opéra national de Paris, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona (title role Król Roger), Bayerische Staatsoper München, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Theater an der Wien (Vladislav/Dalibor), Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Dutch National Opera, and De Vlaamse Opera, where he received international critical acclaim for his portrayal of the title role in the world première of Giorgio Battistelli's Richard III under the direction of Robert Carsen, Opera Zurich (Hamlet III in Rihm’s Die Hamletmaschine), Opéra National du Rhin (Forester/The Cunning Little Vixen), Teatro Massimo Palermo (Tamare/Die Gezeichneten), Teatro La Fenice (Traveler/Death in Venice), Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg, Welsh National Opera, Israeli Opera, as well as the Saito Kinen Festival (Yeletsky/Pique Dame), Bregenz Festival (Escamillo/Carmen).

Highlights of the 2017/18 season and the recent past include i.a. Barnaba/La Gioconda, his role debut as Tonio/I Pagliacci, and the role of Victor Frankenstein in the world premiere of Mark Grey’s Frankenstein at La Monnaie, the title role in the world premiere of M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder at Komische Oper Berlin, Scarpia/Tosca at San Francisco Opera, Jack Rance/La Fanciulla del West in Zurich, as well as Ruprecht/The Fiery Angel in Warsaw and on the occasion of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.

At this year's Bregenz Festival, he will take on the title role in Philipp Stölzl's production of Rigoletto under the baton of Enrique Mazzola.

Upcoming engagements include, among others, Janácek‘s The Makropulos Affaire/Jaroslav Prus under Jakub Hrůša at Opera Zurich, Il trovatore (staged by Dmitri Tcherniakov) at Opera Cologne, as well as Il trovatore at Opéra National du Rhin and Ruprecht/The Fiery Angel in Warsaw.

Management

General Management
North America representation only: Sempre Artists 

Artist Manager
 
 
 
 
Boris Orlob
Managing Director
boris@orlob.net 
Mobil: +49-172-8 51 55 14

News

Returning to Opera Cologne as vicious Count di Luna
Scott Hendricks embodies the sinister role of Conte di Luna in Dmitri Tcherniakov's production of „Il Trovatore“ at the Opera Cologne. The cast also comprises Marina Prudenskaya who sings one of her signature roles, Acuzena.
Performance dates: March 1/4/7/12/14/18/21/25
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