Performance Year: 2017
Tenor Marco Cammarota is a resident artist at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia under the tutelage of William Schuman. Recent roles of note include Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore at Opera Santa Barbara, Avito in Italo Montemezzi’s rarely performed gem L’amore dei tre re with the Academy of Vocal Arts, and Alfredo in La Traviata with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Cammarota is experienced in English and American repertoire, having sung Peter Quint in The Turn of the Screw, and Carlson in Floyd’s Of Mice and Men, to mention a few. He has had particular success in the Italian and French repertoire singing Macduff and Malcolm in the Glimmerglass Festival’s production of Verdi’s Macbeth, as well as B.F. Pinkerton and Rodolfo in the Puccini classics Madama Butterfly and La Bohème. Most recently, Cammarota made his Kennedy Center debut in a one-hour special performance of Bizet’s Carmen designed for children.