Italian born baritone Marco Nisticò’s impressive combination of beautiful tone, exquisite artistry, and superior stagecraft has delighted audiences throughout North America, South America, and Europe. Praised as a performer of “gravitas, unforced eloquence, and refined vocalism” by the Classical Review, Marco Nisticò has become a widely sought-after singing actor for both comedic and dramatic roles. Projects for the 2018-2019 season included directing Tosca for Opera Southwest, a return to Opera Sarasota as Gaspar in Donizetti’s Rita and Count Gil in Wolf-Ferrari’s Il segreto di Susanna, and Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Pasha in The Ghost of Versailles with Chautauqua Opera. The 2019-2020 season sees him in the title role in Rigoletto and directing L’elisir d’amore with Sarasota Opera.
Recent highlights include his return to the roster of the Metropolitan Opera for the premiere of Nico Muhly’s Two Boys, Germont in La Traviata with both Sarasota Opera and the Savannah VOICE Festival, Ping in Turandot with San Diego Opera, Ford in Falstaff with Opera Colorado, El Tiempo in Los Elementos with New York City Opera, Malatesta in Don Pasquale with Florida Grand Opera, Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore and Dancaïro in Carmen with Teatro dell’ Opera in Rome, Dr. Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Tonio in Pagliacci with Opera Memphis, Amonasro in Aïda with Opera Colorado, Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Don Pasquale, and Manfredo in L’amore di tre re with Sarasota Opera, and Montfort in Verdi’s Les vêpres siciliennes in a return to the Caramoor Festival. Recent European engagements include Dulcamara with Landestheater Bregenz and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte with Teatro Regio Torino.
- Cortigiani from Rigoletto
- Marco Nistico
- C'est mon jour suprême from Don Carlos
- Marco Nistico