AZO Cast Members & Creatives
Baritone Daniel Sutin recently performed as Biterof in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Tannhauser with Maestro Sir Andrew Davis and the role of Wozzeck at the Metropolitan Opera when asked to step in at the last minute. Other recent performances are with the Savonlinna Opera Festival as Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, Austin Lyric Opera as Tonio in their 2013-2014 season opening production of I Pagliacci and the role of Konrad Nachtigall in Die Meistersinger for Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Previous seasons featured Mr. Sutin's return to Lyric Opera of Chicago in the role of Sonora in La Fanciulla del West and a return the Metropolitan Opera for Wozzeck and Boris Godunov. In the Fall of 2011, he debuted the role of Verdi’s Macbeth with the Boston Lyric Opera. In the 2009-2010 season, he joined the cast of Hänsel und Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera, made his L’Opéra de Montréal debut as Paolo Albiani in Simon Boccanegra, sang the title role of Rigoletto with San Antonio Opera and Nashville Opera, and he debuted the role of Iago with Palm Beach Opera. In the summer of 2009, he made his debut at the Savonlinna Opera Festival as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly. In 2008-2009 Daniel Sutin also made his debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Sonora in La Fanciulla del West, followed by Sharpless in Madama Butterfly at the Michigan Opera Theater, and his return to the Canadian Opera Company as Paolo in Simon Boccanegra.
In 2007-2008 Mr. Sutin began his seventh season at the Metropolitan Opera as Paris in Roméo et Juliette, followed by his debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago as the One Eyed Brother in Die Frau ohne Schatten, Belcore in Elexir of Love at the San Antonio Opera, and Germont in La Traviata at the Reisopera in the Netherlands. Following a Verdi Gala for the Santa Barbara Opera to open the 2006-2007 season, Mr. Sutin was heard at the Metropolitan Opera in the world premiere of Tan Dun’s The First Emperor, made his role debut as Orest in Elektra with the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, ending his season at the Caramoor Festival as Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore.
In 2005-2006 Mr. Sutin returned to the Metropolitan Opera in 2005-2006 for Falstaff and Wozzeck, and sang Paris in their new production of Romeo et Juliette, followed by Silvio in I Pagliacci at Toledo Opera, Ford in Falstaff for the New Jersey Opera Theater, his debut as the Count in The Marriage of Figaro with the Connecticut Grand Opera and was the Bass Soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Long Island Symphony. Mr. Sutin’s engagements in the 2004-2005 season included his début at the Canadian Opera Company as Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore, his return to the Metropolitan Opera for Turandot, Tonio in I Pagliacci and Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana for the Bohème Opera in New Jersey, and the roles of the King, the Ambassador and the Woodcutter in the Spoleto Festival USA’s production of Respighi’s Sleeping Beauty, which was also performed at the Lincoln Center Festival. Mr Sutin began the season with the Johnstown Symphony in their annual Opera Gala and joined the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico for Mahler’s Symphony No. 8.
Upcoming roles include a return to the Lyric covering the title role of Wozzeck, Johanahan in Salome with The Detroit Symphony conducted by Maestro Leonard Slatkin and the role cover, Alberich in Washington National Opera’s new Ring Cycle by Wagner.