Feb. 10, 2021 WNO celebrates #GordonHawkins
“Gordon Hawkins is critically acclaimed throughout the world for his in-depth interpretations and lush baritone voice. As a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Music, he sang the various bel canto roles of Italian opera. Hawkins has an impressive number of title roles under his belt. Some of his lead roles include the title role of Nabucco and Macbeth, Count di Luna in Il Trovatore, Scarpia in Tosca, Amonasro in Aida, and many more. He’s won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and was awarded the Washington National Opera Artist of the Year in 2006. Hawkins is also a Professor of Voice at Arizona State University.” Washington National Opera
[Presented as part of #BlackCultureMatters, a WNO content series centering Black voices in the arts and affirming that Black lives matter.]
Pictured here: Gordon Hawkins as Alberich in Washing National Operas 2016 production of Rheingold.