Levi Hernandez


Ryan Opera Center alumnus

The American baritone, a Ryan Opera Center alumnus, has rapidly gained momentum as a sought-after artist. Among his most important successes in leading roles have been Sharpless/Madama Butterfly, opposite Ana María Martínez, at Houston Grand Opera; Papageno/The Magic Flute and the Music Master/Ariadne auf Naxos at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; and Guglielmo/Cosí fan tutte with Spoleto Festival USA. He has appeared with many major American companies, including those of Boston, Philadelphia, and Omaha, among many others. He has also been heard internationally at the Teatro Nacional Sucre in Quito, Ecuador as well as the Komische Oper in Berlin. Recent important credits also include Rambaldo/La rondine (Minnesota Opera), Rabbi Lampert/Enemies, A Love Story (Kentucky Opera), Sharpless/Madama Butterfly (Virginia Opera), Pa Joad/The Grapes of Wrath (Michigan Opera Theatre), and Aba/El milagro del recuerdo (Houston Grand Opera), as well as and Dvorák’s Te Deum (Shippensburg Music Festival), and Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer (Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra).

Roles at Lyric: Alvaro/Florencia en el Amazonas (2021/22), Schaunard/La bohème (2007/08).