Italian-American tenor Marco Cammarota has garnered praise for his “dark, handsome, dangerous” and “gleaming voice" (The Opera Critic).
He began the 2017-2018 season with a return to Arizona Opera for a role debut as Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca after debuting there last season as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly.
Other recent engagements include Don Jose in a special shortened version of Carmen at the Washington National Opera, Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth with the Glimmerglass Festival, Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire with Kentucky Opera and Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore at Opera Santa Barbara Mr. Cammarota has also been seen as Alfredo in La traviata with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rodolfo in Puccini's La bohème with the Owensboro and Lafayette Symphony Orchestras and Idomeneo in AfterWARds - a retelling of Mozart's masterpiece Idomeneo that was distilled, reformatted, and reduced to a 90 minute chamber opera.
On the concert stage he has been a soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Cincinnati Orchestra, and the Music Center at Strathmore and has received accolades from the Giulio Gari and Gerda Lissner Foundations. Mr. Cammarota is currently in his third year at the Academy of Vocal Arts studying with William Schuman.
During his time at AVA, he has been seen as the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, Luigi in Il tabarro, Prince Sinodal in The Demon and Avito in Montemezzi's L'amore dei tre re. Upcoming engagements include a European debut as Macduff in Macbeth at l'Opéra de Limoges, l'Opéra de Reims and l'Opéra de Massy.