A standout among his peers on the operatic stage and a performer of increasingly high demand, bass-baritone Justin Hopkins continues to move audiences around the world with his performances. The 2014-2015 season includes his return to Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels for Strauss’s Daphne, as well as his return to Carnegie Hall to perform the role of the Dark Angel in Kurt Weill’s The Road to Promise with the Collegiate Chorale and American Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Hopkins will also make his debut with the Dayton Philharmonic in Britten’s War Requiem under the baton of Maestro Keith Lockhart. The 2014-15 season also includes two world premieres: Repast an oratorio based on the life of Booker Wright in collaboration with composer Nolan Gasser, as well as The Long Walk in his debut at Opera Saratoga. He has performed in such houses as: Queen Elisabeth Hall, London; Verbier Festival, Switzerland; Carnegie Hall; Opera Philadelphia. Mr. Hopkins has performed works by composers ranging from Mozart, Verdi, Strauss and Debussy on through to Philip Glass, Conrad Cummings and Anthony Davis under the baton of such conductors as Charles Dutoit, Valery Gergiev, Keith Lockhart, and Leon Botstein. As a performer of musical theater and popular music, he has performed with the Boston Pops, BBC Concert Orchestra, as well as New York City performances including Kurt Weill On Broadway at Symphony Space. He took 2nd place in the 2012 Lotte Lenya Competition. .