Philip Horst

Hailed by Opera News for a –theatrical intensity [that] was harmonized by sheer vocal beauty” in his first performances of Orest in Elektra, Philip Horst returns to San Francisco Opera for Kothner in Die Meistersinger von Nôrnberg, while also being responsible for Hans Sachs, as well as the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Capulet in Rom_o et Juliette in the 2015-16 season. Last season, he joined both Seattle Opera and Opera Grand Rapids for Scarpia in Tosca, returned to San Francisco Opera as Panth_e in Les Troyens and for Tutino's Two Women, sang Lieutenant Horstmayer in the European premiere of Putz's Silent Night at the Wexford Opera Festival, created the role of Tortsheiner in the world premiere of world premiere of Moore's Enemies, A Love Story with Palm Beach Opera, and joined the Grand Rapids Symphony for a varied program featuring works of Beethoven, Orff, and Puccini.