Justin Hopkins

Justin Hopkins

Justin Hopkins is a young performer in increasing demand nationally and internationally. Known for his warm and rich bass voice, as well as his magnetic stage presence, he has been featured in theaters such as Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall (London), and Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (Brussels). In 2016, Hopkins appeared at Lincoln Center in A Coffin In Egypt starring Frederica von Stade; Carnegie Hall performing Repast, a solo opera-oratorio based on the life of civil rights figure Booker Wright;  the Apollo Theater for the workshop of We Shall Not Be Moved; Opera Delaware for the east coast premier of Franco Faccio's Amleto.  Mr. Hopkins was last seen at Boston Symphony Hall for the 2015 Holiday Pops, having performed 33 performances to great acclaim.  With Maestro Keith Lockhart he performed War Requiem with the Dayton Philharmonic, and Kurt Weill on Broadway: A Stranger Here Myself with the BBC Concert Orchestra in London.  In the 2016-17 season Mr. Hopkins will be appearing with the Philly Pops for 3 Independence Day performances; at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels in Verdi's Macbeth; in Los Angeles with the LA Chamber Orchestra in Lost In The Stars and Beethoven Symphony No.9.  A versatile artist, Mr. Hopkins has performed operatic roles ranging from Mozart to Philip Glass, as well as concert repertoire including Mendelssohn's Elijah. He has performed under the distinguished batons of conductors such as Keith Lockhart, Charles Dutoit, and Valery Gergiev with orchestras including the BBC Concert Orchestra, Boston Pops, and Verbier Festival Orchestra. Mr. Hopkins has performed for numerous dignitaries and heads of state, most notably a command solo performance for The Dalai Lama in 2009.