Norman Reinhardt

American tenor Norman Reinhardt makes his San Francisco Opera debut in a role he has performed with Leipzig Opera and Opera Colorado. Reinhardt has been a principal artist with Leipzig Opera since 2009, where his roles have included Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Don Narciso (Il Turco in Italia), Evandre (Alceste), Count Almaviva (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), and Lensky (Eugene Onegin). Other career highlights include Brighella (Ariadne auf Naxos) and Jauqino (Leonore) at Madrid’s Teatro Real; Alfredo (La Traviata) with Lille Opera; Ferrando (Così fan tutte) at Israeli Opera, Opera Colorado, and the Santa Fe Opera; Ernesto (Don Pasquale) with Opera Colorado; Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) at Boston Lyric Opera; Fenton (Falstaff) with the Santa Fe Opera; and Fritz (La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein) with Basel Opera. A graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio, his roles with that company include Bénédict (Béatrice et Bénédict) and Lysander (A Midsummer Night’s Dream). Recent and upcoming engagements include the Earl of Essex (Britten’s Gloriana) with Leipzig Opera, Belmonte with Garsington Opera for his U.K. debut, and Tamino at the Bregenz Festival.