Hidenori Inoue, Marquis of Calatrava
Bass Hidenori Inoue is a second-year Master’s degree candidate at Manhattan School of Music from Himeji, Japan. Hidenori got reviews as “the smoky-voiced bass” by the New York Times and “assertive” by Opera News for his performance of Le Monstre Cathos in Persèe et Androméde by Jacques Ibert for Manhattan School of Music Mainstage Opera.
He has performed title role of Don Pasquale, Wurm in Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi and Nilakantha in Lakmé by Leo Delibes for MSM Opera Ensemble, Benuit/Alcindoro in La bohème by Puccini, Barbemuche in La bohème by Leoncavallo in IVAI, NYC, Pistola from Falstaff by Verdi at La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy, and Chevalley in The Leopard by Michael Dellaira for American Opera Projects. His scenes and ensembles include various roles and languages such as Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák,
Carlisle Floyd and etc.
His upcoming engagements are Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte) at MSM, Olivier (Thèrese Raquin), cover of Méphistophélès (Faust) and Timur (Turandot) at Tulsa Opera.
Hidenori is the representative for the school outreach program at the MSM Opera Department, which brings opera to the New York City School system. He is a recipient of MSM President’s Award.