PROM 62: September 2
Benjamin Hulett graduated from New College, Oxford and studied with David Pollard at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has sung with the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper, Theater an der Wien, Opera de Lille, Opera North, Teatro Real Madrid and Royal Opera House Covent Garden, at the BBC Proms, and for the Glyndebourne, Salzburg, Edinburgh and Baden-Baden festivals. He sang his first Tom Rakewell throughout France. He has performed in concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Boston Symphony orchestras under Dutoit, Montreal Symphony Orchestra under Nagano, Salzburg Mozartwoche under Bolton, Berliner Philharmoniker under Rattle, and with Norrington, Haïm, Pinnock, Hogwood and Jurowski; in recital at the Wigmore Hall, and the Aldeburgh, Buxton, Oxford Lieder and Leeds Lieder festivals. His recordings have received nominations and awards from the BBC Music Magazine, Gramophone, Grammy, L’Orfée d’Or and Diapason. He made his debut at Carnegie Hall with Semele conducted by Harry Bicket and returns to the 2019 BBC Proms for Creation. Engagements for 2019/20 include his debut with the Wiener Staatsoper as Flute A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Jonathan Saul at the Chatelet Theatre Paris, Jaquino Fidelio at the Theater an der Wien and a return to Covent Garden as Tamino Die Zauberflöte.