Donald Hartmann is acclaimed for his commanding presence in leading character portrayals, both vocally and dramatically. Recent engagements have included Swallow in Peter Grimes with Opéra de Montreal, and returns to Madison Opera as Commendatore in Don Giovanni, as well as to Michigan Opera Theater as Antonio in Le Nozze di Figaro. Additional engagements for Mr. Hartmann have included Colline in La Boheme for Opera!Lenawee, Bonze in Madame Butterfly with Toledo Opera, Benoit/Alcindoro in La Boheme with Madison Opera, Pooh-Bah in The Mikado with Nashville Opera Association, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Toledo Opera, Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance with Chattanooga Opera, and Luther/Crespel/Schlemeil in The Tales of Hoffman with Michigan Opera Theater.
Dr. Hartmann is a Full Professor in the Vocal Division of the School of Music, Theater and Dance at the University of North Carolina - Greensboro.
Opera Carolina Performances:
Il Trittico (2013–2014)
Eugene Onegin (2011–2012)
Roméo et Juliette (2007–2008)