Daniel Sutin most recently performed with the Savonlinna Opera Festival as Giorgio Germont in La Traviata.This current season he returns to the Metropolitan opera for Wozzek and Die Frau ohne Schatten, and performs the role of Rigoletto in Hong Kong. Future engagements include his return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Biterolf in Tannhauser. Recent performances include the title role of Verdi’s Macbeth with Boston Lyric Opera, Simon Boccanegra at L’opera de Montreal, Verdi’s Iago at Palm Beach Opera, Sonora in La Fanciulla del West and Konrad Nachtigall Die Meistersinger with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Tonio in I Pagliacci with Austin Lyric Opera, In 2010-2011 Mr. Sutin returned to the Lyric Opera of Chicago in the role of Sonora in La fanciulla del west and the Metropolitan Opera for Wozzeck and Boris Godounov. In the 2009-2010 season, he joined the cast of Hänsel und Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera. Recently highlights also include Rigolettowith San Antonio Opera and Nashville Opera, his debut at the Savonlinna Opera Festival as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, his debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Sonora in La Fanciulla del west, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly at the Michigan Opera Theater, and his return to the Canadian Opera Company as Paolo in Simon Boccanegra, where he also sang Conte di Luna, and Orest in Elektra.
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 L’elisir d’amore 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 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 in Toledo, Ford in Falstaff for the New Jersey Opera Theater, his debut as the Count in Le nozze di Figaro with the Connecticut Grand Opera and 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 and Alfio in Cavalleria rusticana and I pagliacci 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.
Mr. Sutin’s 2003-2004 season included his return to the Metropolitan Opera as Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov under the baton of Simon Bychkov, and the One-Eyed brother in Die Frau ohne Schatten. He was also heard as Silvio in I pagliacci at the New Orleans Opera and in the title role of Wozzeck at the New Jersey Opera Festival. During the 2002-2003 season, Mr. Sutin’s schedule included performances as Ping in Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera under the baton of Marco Armiliato. His Metropolitan Opera début came in the 2001-2002 season as the Journalist in Berg’s Lulu with James Levine conducting. Also in the season he appeared as Conte di Luna in Il trovatore with Bohème Opera Company. Other recent performances have included Ford in Falstaff with Sarasota Opera, Scarpia in Tosca with Bohème Opera Company, and a Gala Concert of Verdi operatic highlights with the Sarasota Opera.
Mr. Sutin’s European credits include performances at the houses of Frankfurt, Darmstadt, Stuttgart, Mönchengladbach, Basel and Zurich. His repertoire has included the title roles in Rigoletto, Eugene Onegin, Billy Budd, Wozzeck, Marcello in La bohème, Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Germont in La traviata, Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos, Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Count di Luna in Il trovatore, Sid in Albert Herring, and Sharpless in Madama Butterfly. As a concert artist, Mr. Sutin has performed as soloist in Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, Orff’s Carmina Burana and appearances with Open Air Concerts opposite José Carreras.
Mr. Sutin was born in Albany, New York, and earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Voice at the Juilliard School.