Donald Hartmann Bass-baritone

About Donald Hartmann

Bass-baritone Donald Hartmann has appeared with NCO in Le nozze di FigaroAidaCarmen (2011 and 2019), Rusalka and Tosca(2010). 

Celebrating 40 years of singing on the operatic stage, his professional career began in 1979 with the Stadttheater Regensburg and continued at the Vereinigte Städtiches Bühnen Krefeld/Mönchengladbach in Germany. Donald is an active performer with regional and national opera companies in the United States. He has performed in over 170 operatic productions, in over 60 operas singing over 75 different roles. Engagements have included appearances with Opéra de Montreal, Madison Opera, Toledo Opera, Opera Carolina, Michigan Opera Theater, Nashville Opera, Piedmont Opera, OperaDelaware, Opera Roanoke, Greensboro Opera, Arizona Opera, Florentine Opera, and Virginia Opera. His 2015-2016 season included performances as William Jennings Bryan in the 60th-anniversary production of The Ballad Baby Doe at Central City Opera in Colorado and the Sacristan in Tosca in the historic return of New York City Opera to Lincoln Center.

His 2018-19 season includes performances as Dr. Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia at Opera North, Bonze in Madama Butterfly at Greensboro Opera, and Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin with Opera Carolina. Donald Hartmann is a Professor of Voice in the School of Music at UNCG.