Baritone Daniel Sutin recently covered the title role in the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Wozzeck. Next on his calendar is the complete Der Ring des Nibelungen at Lyric Opera of Chicago, in which he will be covering the pivotal role of Alberich.
In addition to the Met and Chicago, Mr Sutin has graced many great opera stages all over the world throughout a long and distinguished career, including Royal Opera House Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Washington National Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Musica Viva of Hong Kong, Austin Lyric Opera, and the opera festivals at Savonlinna, Caramoor, Spoleto, and New Jersey. A momentous career highlight occurred on March 10, 2014, when Mr Sutin sang the title role of Wozzeck on the Metropolitan Opera stage, stepping in for an indisposed Thomas Hampson on less than a day’s notice. More notable career highlights: Jokanaan (Salome) with the Detroit Symphony, Giacomo (Giovanna d’Arco) with Odyssey Opera of Boston, Baron Scarpia (Tosca) with Boston Lyric Opera, the title role of Macbeth with Boston Lyric Opera, and Biterolf (Tannhauser) at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Other favorite roles in his large and versatile repertoire include Iago (Otello), Giorgio Germont (La traviata), the title role of Rigoletto, Tonio (I Pagliacci), and Giacomo (Giovanna d’Arco). Notable conductors Mr Sutin has performed with include Sir Andrew Davis, James Levine, Leonard Slatkin, Vladimir Jurowski, Semyon Bychkov, Bertrand de Billy, Marco Armiliato, and Valery Gergiev.
Mr Sutin is a graduate of The Juilliard School of Music, earning Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music degrees in Vocal Performance.