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John Hancock


Baritone John Hancock, “a statuesque performer with a beautiful resonant voice,” recently performed as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with Portland Opera, the title role of Falstaff at Angers Nantes Opera and Opera de Rennes, and in concert with the Bard Music Festival, American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Career highlights include performances with the Metropolitan Opera as the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus, Albert in Werther, de Brétigny in Manon, and Marcello in La Bohème, and with the San Francisco Opera as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Prince Yeletsky in Pique Dame, and Lescaut in Manon Lescaut. He has performed leading roles with New York City Opera, Washington National Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Atlanta Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, and Florida Grand Opera, and has appeared in concert with the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, l'Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, Canadian Opera Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, NOS Dutch National Radio Orchestra, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, and the Orchestra of St. Lukes at Carnegie Hall in New York.

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