With a velvety tone and a stage presence which exudes confidence and charm, baritone Levi Hernandez is gaining momentum as a sought-after artist on the operatic stage. Mark Thomson Ketterson of Opera News declared of his principal debut with Lyric Opera of Chicago as Dandini in La cenerentola, “Young baritone Levi Hernandez’s intelligent Dandini displayed a most impressive knack for Mr. Hernandez has appeared with many of the opera companies in the U. S. from Opera Philadelphia and Boston Lyric to San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Chicago's Lyric Opera where he completed three years as an artist in the Ryan Opera Center, The Metropolitan Opera, El Paso, San Antonio, Memphis, Nashville, Omaha, Minneapolis, Virginia, and Arizona Opera and internationally at Teatro Nacional Sucre in Quito, Ecuador as well as Komische Oper in Berlin, Germany. His summer festival credits include Bard Music Festival, Opera North, Charlottesville Opera and the Spoleto Festival.
The 2018-2019 season sees him as Rambaldo in La rondine with Minnesota Opera, Rabbi Lampert in Enemies, A Love Story with Kentucky Opera, Sharpless with Virginia Opera, Pa Joad in The Grapes of Wrath with Michigan Opera Theatre, and Dvorak’s Te Deum with the Shippensburg Music Festival. His 2019-2020 season includes the cover of Don Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Aba in El milagro del recuerdo with Houston Grand Opera, Tonio in Pagliacci with El Paso Opera and Opera Colorado, Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer with Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, and the Count in Le nozze di Figaro with Intermountain Opera.