Davóne Tines

(Orlean, Virginia)

2017–18 Season: Ned Peters in Girls of the Golden West

Making his San Francisco Opera debut as Ned Peters in Girls of the Golden West, bass-baritone Davóne Tines is building an international career commanding a broad spectrum of opera and concert performance. Recent appearances include the Los Angeles Philharmonic for John Adams’ El Niño, the 2016 Ojai Music Festival, and the Boston Pops in Symphony Hall and at Tanglewood, where he was a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow. Highlights of past seasons include his debut with the American Repertory Theater in the world premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s opera Crossing, performing the leading role of Freddie Stowers. He also recently made his debut at the Dutch National Opera in the premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s Only the Sound Remains, directed by Peter Sellars. Future engagements feature the bass-baritone in artistic collaborations with the London Philharmonic Orchestra on a European tour and with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center. Tines is a 2009 graduate of Harvard University and 2013 Master of Music graduate of the Juilliard School.