Tenor Marco Stefani recently finished the 2012/2013 season debuting with the San Francisco Opera in the World Premier of Mark Adamo’s The Gospel of Mary Magdalene. The California native also debuted this past season with Townsend Opera as Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola, and at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro singing Il conte di Libenskof in performances of Il viaggio a Reims. As a member of the Palm Beach Opera Young Artist Program he was heard as Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola, Third Jew in Salome, and covered Alfredo in La traviata. In the 2013/2014 season he reprises the role of Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola with Livermore Valley Opera and makes his New York solo recital debut as a part of the Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series.
Previous operatic credits include Five in Unsuk Chin’s Alice in Wonderland, and the covers of Ferrando in Così fan tutte and Pirelli in Sweeney Todd with Opera Theater of Saint Louis, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi with Stockton Opera, and Il conte d’Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Music Academy of the West. Concert work has included the Mozart Requiem and Janácek’s Otenáš with the Indiana University Symphony as well as a solo recital at the Firehouse Arts Center.
Marco Stefani is grand prize winner of the Sullivan Foundation, a winner of the Marilyn Horne Song Competition, and the winner of the Palm Beach Opera Competition-Junior Division. He is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, Indiana University, and Music Academy of the West.
Current as of April 2014