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"All I've Ever Known"
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Career highlights have included Tiatin in the Robert Wilson production of Tania León's SCOURGE OF HYACINTHS with the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Opéra de Nancy, Opéra de Lorraine, FestSpielHaus (Saint Pölten), and Mexico's Palacio de Bellas Artes; Maria in PORGY AND BESS with Dallas Opera, Paris's Opéra Comique, Théâtre de Caen, and the International Music Festival in Granada, Spain; Bégonia in Henze's DER JUNGE LORD with the Stadttheater Würzburg; Orlofsky in DIE FLEDERMAUS with the Mecklenburgisches 

Bonita Hyman

"The mighty voice of Bonita Hyman"


--Giessener Anzeiger

Staatstheater (Schwerin); Alto Soloist in Vinko Globokar's L'ARMONIA DRAMMATICA with the Bühnen der Stadt Bielefeld; and featured appearances with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Deutsche Oper am Rhein (Düsseldorf), Oper Leipzig, Opera Bonn, Städtische Bühnen Nürnberg, Nationale Reisopera (the Netherlands), Stadttheater Giessen, and Opera Ebony. Concert highlights have included Serena in PORGY AND BESS with the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich (conducted by Petter Kennel); Mother Song in the opera DOXOLOGY by Wendell Logan and Paul Carter Harris with Chicago's Black Music Repertory Ensemble; Mahler's RÜCKERT LIEDER with Italy's International Mahler Festival; Handel's MESSIAH; the VERDI REQUIEM; and featured appearances with the Houston Symphony, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony, the Bochumer Philharmoniker, the Philharmonie des Nationen, the Organaciòn Filharmonia de Mexico, and Opera Orchestra of New York. Other roles include Azucena in IL TROVATORE, Ulrica in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, Mistress Quickly in FALSTAFF, Erde in DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN, Marcellina in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Mrs. Grose in THE TURN OF THE SCREW, Cornelia in GIULIO CESARE, Bradamante in ALCINA, and Katisha in THE MIKADO. Her discography includes the original cast recording of Michaël Lévinas's LES NÈGRES, with Bonita Hyman in the role of Félicité, recorded at the Grand Théâtre de Genève with L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.

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