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

From Texas to the great opera houses of the world
Real Texan Scott Hendricks is new in our General Management: From the Met to Komische Oper Berlin, followed by Royal Opera House Covent Garden, from the Washington National Opera to Opera Zurich and on to the Bregenz Festival - Not only, does Scott Hendricks celebrate great success on both sides of the Atlantic, he also has a broad repertoire and is in demand as a baritone of Italian style, as well as a renowned interpreter of contemporary works and partner of the most important conductors and directors of our time. In the season 18/19 he sang i.a. Scarpia/Tosca at the San Francisco Opera, Barnaba/La Gioconda at La Monnaie in Brussels, the title role in the world premiere of M-Eine Stadt sucht sucht einen Mörder at the Komische Oper Berlin (staged by Barrie Kosky).
At this year's Bregenz Festival, he will take on the title role in Philipp Stölzl's production of Rigoletto under 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.n progress.
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