Kevin J. Langan (Hobson) has enjoyed a career spanning thirty years and almost 1,300 performances covering a vast repertory of more than eighty roles. He has enjoyed long-time collaborations with San Francisco Opera, where he recently became the first artist in the company’s history to give 300 career performances, as well as the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Santa Fe Opera. These current performances mark his San Francisco Symphony debut. Engagements this season include excerpts of Wagner’s Ring cyclewith Minnesota Concert Opera, Marvin David Levy’s Mourning Becomes Electra with Florida Grand Opera, and Un ballo in maschera with San Diego Opera. Mr. Langan was born in New York City and received his training at Indiana University with Margaret Harshaw. His discography includes the Grammy-nominated Teldec recording of Le nozze di Figaro under Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and Tobias Picker’s Emmeline, recorded live with Santa Fe Opera for Albany Records.