Tenor Jonas Hacker’s recent and upcoming engagements include a return to Washington Concert Opera as Laertes in Ambroise Thomas’ Hamlet, as tenor soloist in Messiah with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and debuts with Opera Köln singing Tamino in a condensed version of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, with Orchestre Métropolitain as tenor soloist in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, and with the Houston Symphony as tenor soloist in Bach's Easter Oratorio and Magnificat. He will also return to the role of the Boy/Young King in George Benjamin's Lessons in Love and Violence with Lyric Opera of Chicago. He last appeared with Music of the Baroque in September 2019.
Jonas Hacker's other recent performances include his debuts with Central City Opera as the Novice in Britten’s Billy Budd, with Arizona Opera to revisit the role of Timothy Laughlin in Gregory Spears’ Fellow Travelers, and his Carnegie Hall debut singing selections from Alma Deutscher's Cinderella. He has also appeared with Annapolis Opera as Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville, as the tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the Columbus Symphony, and had his debuts with the Cleveland Orchestra singing Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos and Dallas Opera as Edmondo in Manon Lescaut.
Frequently recognized by prestigious competitions, Jonas Hacker was one of nine finalists in the Mildred Miller International Voice Competition, won second place in the Giargiari Bel Canto Competition, won the Robert Crosby Memorial Award in the Opera Index Competition, and in February 2017 was awarded the Robert Jacobson Award as a finalist in the George London Foundation Competition.
Jonas Hacker performs in The St. Matthew Passion on March 28 and 29.