Bio: Jeffrey Hartman, is a 2011 Wagner Society of New York Award winner, and made his Austrian Debut and Role Debut as Jean de Leyde in LE PROPHÈTE at Landestheater Linz and harold as “The American tenor’s voice is like expensive velvet” (2019/2020).
Prior to his engagement in Linz he returned to Hong Kong to sing Pinkerton in Musica Viva Hong Kong’s production of MADAMA BUTTERFLY, made his debut in Poland as Don José in CARMEN with Opera Wrocławska and debuted the title role in Les Contes d’Hoffmann with Passagio Opera Berlin earlier that year.
In September 2016, Mr. Hartman made his European debut at Die Theater Chemnitz as Calaf in TURANDOT, where they describe Mr. Hartman, "...the American tenor was immaculate with his soft warm timbre..." The Chemnitzer Morgenpost - Victoria Winkel and returned in 2017, 2018 and 2019 for the reprisal of TURANDOT. In 2017 he also debuted the role of Des Grieux in MANON LESCAUT with Theater Osnabrück and made also made his UK debut with Northern Ireland Opera and the Ulster Symphony Orchestra in Ulster Hall in Belfast Ireland as Rudolfo in LA BOHÉME.
In 2015 he joined the roster of Lyric Opera of Chicago, where he covered the role of Cavaradossi in TOSCA. Following his time with Lyric Opera of Chicago, he made his house and role debut as Bacchus in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS with Seattle Opera and reprised the role with Palm Beach Opera. He also sang with the Seattle Youth Symphony as the tenor soloist in Mahler's DAS LIED VON DER ERDE.
Other roles he has performed includes Pinkerton in MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Rodolfo in LA BOHÉME, Edgardo in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, the title role in FAUST, Malcolm in MACBETH, Ismaele in NABUCCO, Alfredo in LA TRAVIATA, Danielle in LA TRISTEZZA, Nardo and Lampionaio in RACONTO FIORINTINO and Edwin in THE GYPSY PRINCESS aka DIE CSÁRDÁSFÜRSTIN.
Concert highlights for Mr. Hartman include concerts with the Church on the Hill in Boston, Boston Lyric Opera and Dicapo Opera Theatre. He was the tenor soloist in ELIJAH, THE CREATION, CARMINA BURRANA with the Masterworks Chorale of NY and was a featured artist for the Italian Festival with Italia Unita. He performed as tenor soloist in BEETHOVEN'S 9TH SYMPHONY with Brown University, Rhode Island Symphony Orchestra and the South Florida Symphony, Mahler’s DAS LIED VON DER ERDE with the Seattle Youth Symphony and the NYC Chamber Orchestra, THE SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Britten’s LES ILLUMINATIONS with the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, Mozart’s GREAT MASS IN C MINOR with the Waterbury Chorale and Steiner’s CRUXIFICATION with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. He was a featured soloist in many concerts with Choral and other organizations.
Mr. Hartman’s many awards and honors include the 2011 winner of the Wagner Society of New York; second place in the Peter Elvin’s Competition, First place in the Dicapo Opera Theatre Competition, first place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Advance Graduate Division, and the Ralph Appleman Award. He previously participated in the young artist program of Indianapolis Opera (Indiana), Sarasota Opera (Florida) and Dicapo Opera Theater (New York).