Jonah Hoskins is a tenor from Saratoga Springs, Utah. Since winning the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2020, he has been a member of the prestigious Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. He is thrilled to make his Met debut this winter in Cendrillon as the Dean of Faculty, and shortly after makes his role debut as the Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Pensacola Opera.
Jonah is over the moon to have been chosen as one of this year’s quarter finalists in Operalia and feels honored to share the stage with so many talented artists. Jonah has also received acclaim in several other competitions, including the Lotte Lenya competition where his was chosen as a finalist, and the National Opera Association’s competition where he received top prize.
From a young age, Jonah has been passionate about opera, making his operatic debut as the First Spirit in The Magic Flute. Some of his more recent roles include Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Fenton in Falstaff, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, and Septimius in Theodora.
Last summer, Jonah covered Don Curzio in Le nozze di Figaro and Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with The Santa Fe Opera. In summers’ past, he participated in the young artist programs of Des Moines Metro Opera, Ohio Light Opera, and HGO’s Young Artist Vocal Academy.