Soloman Howard

Bass, USA

Soloman Howard’s 2017-18 season features leading international opera house debuts on three continents: Turandot for San Francisco Opera; Aida at the Teatro Real; and Don Giovanni with the Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile.  Other notable opera performances include Aida at the Washington National Opera, Rigoletto at North Carolina Opera, and Madama Butterfly at Santa Fe Opera.  In concert, the bass sings Die Walküre at the Miami Music Festival and joins the Vienna Chamber Orchestra on tour in Asia for performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.

Highlights of the recent past include performances at the Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, and concerts with Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, and Christoph Eschenbach and the National Symphony Orchestra.

The Anti-Defamation League presented Soloman Howard with their “Making a Difference Award” in summer 2016 for raising awareness of voting rights though his performances of Philip Glass’ Appomattox at the Kennedy Center and for bringing opera into the larger community.