Benjamin Hulett trained as a choral scholar at New College, Oxford and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He was a member of the Hamburgische Staatsoper from 2005 to 2009. He has made his debuts at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Theater an der Wien, Salzburger Festspiele, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and Opera di Roma. In the UK, Benjamin has performed with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opera North, Grange Park Opera, Opera Holland Park, Garsington Opera, Welsh National Opera, and in Sir Jonathan Miller’s staging of St Matthew Passion at the National Theatre. Benjamin appears regularly at the BBC Proms and is increasingly in demand as an interpreter of song.
This season’s highlights include A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Wiener Staatsoper, a return to Covent Garden (Die Zauberflöte), Handel’s Saul (Théâtre du Châtelet), Fidelio (Theater an der Wien) and his debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic (Mozart’s Requiem). Recently, he made his debuts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic (L’heure Espagnole, Dutoit), at Carnegie Hall performing Jupiter Semele as part of an English Concert tour (Harry Bicket), with the Teatro Real Madrid (Arbace, Idomeneo) and David Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in concert with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra (Pappano).