Mark Hernandez

Experience, Skill, and Passion — On Stage and Off

CURRENT AND UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS

Book to Bravo
Teaching Artist
Winter/Spring 2014

How Andy Found His Voice
Winter/Spring 2014 Tour

Fray Luis in
The Lariat
San Francisco International Arts Festival
With the
Center for Contemporary Opera
Atelier Reading during Opera America’s
Opera Conference 2014
Lisa Prosek, composer
Louise Miranda Ramirez, librettist
June 21, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Un-Scripted Theater, San Francisco

Fray Luis in The Lariat *
San Francisco International Arts Festival
Lisa Prosek, composer
Louise Miranda Ramirez, librettist
Early 2015
Additional details TBA

The Three Waiters
Member
Year-Round


VITAL STATISTICS

Range: B-flat 2 to B-flat 4
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Hair: Black (shaved)
Eyes: Brown
Union Affiliation:
American Guild of Musical Artists (since 2000)


COMMERCIAL RECORDINGS

Firebird Motel Arsis Records More Information / Purchase
Música Criolla Instituto Pro Música de California More Information / Purchase


SOLO APPEARANCES WITH ORCHESTRA

Symphony Silicon Valley 2013
Soloist,
Kurt Weill: Berlin, Paris, New York
James Holmes, conductor


MULTI-ARTS PERFORMANCES

Opera Cultura 2014
Soloist,
Tales of Pilgrimage / Cuentos de la Peregrinación *
Hector Armienta, composer
Kinan Valdez, director
Temirzhan Yerzhanov, conductor
Mexican Heritage Theater, San Jose


MAINSTAGE ROLES

Opera Lead Roles
Omar Trap Door* The Lab June 2008
Siqueiros
America Tropical* Thick Description May 2007
Ivan
Firebird Motel* Thick Description 2003
Blas
River of Women* Music Theatre Collaborative 2001
Ministro (cover)
Corpus Evita* San Francisco Camerata 2001
Aeneas
Dido & Aeneas Cinnabar Opera 2000
Jack/Toby
The Rise and Fall of Mahagonny West Bay Opera 2000
Hal
Plump Jack Maui Arts & Cultural Center 1998
Luis
The Conquistador (preview) San Diego Opera 1996
Nemorino
The Elixir of Love Berkeley Opera 1995
Ruiz
Maria Padilla Pocket Opera 1995
Alfredo
La Traviata West Bay Opera 1994
Larry/Matt
The Face on the Barroom Floor West Bay Opera 1994
Eisenstein
Die Fledermaus West Bay Opera 1993
José
Carmen Berkeley Opera 1993
Krönthal
Der Wildschültz Berkeley Opera 1992
Nemorino
The Elixir of Love West Bay Opera 1992
Kaspar
Amahl & The Night Visitors Opera Peninsula, Las Vegas tour 1991
Michael
Emperor Norton West Bay Opera 1990

Musical Theater and Operetta Lead Roles
Cornarino Carnival in Venice Pocket Opera 2005, 1995
Javier
The Passion of Rita St. James* SF Conservatory of Music 2003
Dr. Miracle
Doctor Miracle Pocket Opera 2002
Guido
The Cat That Turned Into a Woman Pocket Opera 2002
Kurt Garron
Long Live Life* Jewish Music Festival 2001
Fritz
The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein Pocket Opera 2000
El Zorro
Z* Music Theatre Collaborative 1998
José
A Mesoamerican Revels Revels Houston 1996
José
A Mesoamerican Revels California Revels 1994
Hérisson
The Star Pocket Opera 1995, 1994

Opera Comprimario Roles
Basilio/Curzio Le Nozze di Figaro Mendocino Music Festival July 2008
Nick
La Fanciulla del West Berkeley Opera 2006
Bardolfo
Falstaff Berkeley Opera 2006
Basilio/Curzio
The Marriage of Figaro Pocket Opera 2004
Duchess
The Daughter of the Regiment Pocket Opera 1999
Strange Man
Wuornos (excerpts) Queer Arts Festival 1999
Arminio
I Masnadieri Pocket Opera 1999, 1998
Liverotto
Lucrezia Borgia Pocket Opera 1998
Main Top
Billy Budd Leather Factory 1998
Spalanzani
The Tales of Hoffmann Pocket Opera 1998, 1997
Spoletta
Tosca West Bay Opera 1997
Manuel
The Dreamers* Sonoma City Opera 1996
Beppe
Pagliacci West Bay Opera 1994
Remendado
Carmen West Bay Opera 1993
Bardolfo
Falstaff West Bay Opera 1992
Flavio
Norma West Bay Opera 1992
Basilio
The Marriage of Figaro West Bay Opera 1991
Raymond
Jérusalem Opera Peninsula 1991

Musical Theater and Operetta Supporting Roles
Governor Candide Lamplighters 2005
Erlansen (cover)
A Little Night Music TheatreWorks 2003
Panatellas
La Périchole West Bay Opera 2003
John Styx
Orpheus in the Underworld Pocket Opera 1999
Zeta
The Merry Widow Pocket Opera 1998
Bacchus
Orpheus in the Underworld Pocket Opera 1993


YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAMS

San Francisco Opera Guild
• Performer/Teaching Artist Opera à la Carte Since 2000
• Teaching Artist
Book to Bravo Since 2009
• Performer
How Andy Found His Voice Since 2011
• Piloted multi-week residency for two Bay Area high schools 2008
• Teaching Artist for K-2 after-school program 2007
• Teaching Artist for summer school program 2006
• Workshop Facilitator for teaching artists and volunteer docents 2002-06

West Bay Opera
• Performer/Teaching Artist Opera in the Schools 2002-11

San Diego Opera
• Member, Opera Ensemble 1995-96


PROFESSIONAL CHORUS

San Francisco Opera Chorus 1999-2013
San Francisco Christmas Quartet Osaka, Japan Tour 1999-2002



RECITAL SERIES

Bear Valley Springs Arts & Culture Council
Gold Coast Chamber Players
Latin American Chamber Music Society
Maybeck Series
Noontime Concerts
Old First Concerts
Pacifica Performances
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Faculty Artist Series
Santa Cruz Chamber Players

*World Premiere