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Florian Hoffmann

Tenor

Biography

German tenor Florian Hoffmann makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2017/18 Season as Young Prisoner (From the House of the Dead).

Hoffmann studied at the Peter Cornelius Conservatory in Mainz, winning an award from the Rheinland-Pfalz Ministry of Culture, and at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin, where he performed the title role in Albert Herring. He is a member of Berlin State Opera, where his roles have included Pedrillo (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro), Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), Jaquino (Fidelio), Malcolm (Macbeth), Ruiz (Il trovatore), Gastone de Letorières (La traviata), Steersman (Der fliegende Holländer), Heinrich der Schreiber (Tannhäuser), Sailor (Tristan und Isolde), David (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Spoletta (Tosca), Dancing Master (Ariadne auf Naxos), Andres (Wozzeck), Jack O’Brien and Toby Higgins (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny), Vána Kudrjáš (Kát’a Kabanová) and Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress). Other appearances include Jaquino for La Scala, Milan, the world premiere of Christian Jost’s Rumor for Opera Vlaanderen and Young Servant (Elektra) for Liceu, Barcelona.

Hoffmann performs regularly with the Konzerthausorchester in Berlin. His concert repertory includes Bach’s St John Passion, Beethoven’s Mass in C Major and Rossini’s Stabat Mater. He performed Mime and Loge in a children’s production of Der Ring des Nibelungen at the 2011 Bayreuth Festival.