Luke Scott, Bass-Baritone
Described by the New York Times as "the robust-voiced baritone" Luke Scott is a graduate of The Hartt School of Music and Bel Canto Scholarship Foundation grant winner. Recent engagements include Escamillo (Carmen) Maryland Symphony, the Caramoor Festival, Figaro in (Le Nozze di Figaro) Opera on the Avalon, El Sistema in Venezuel, Peter in (Hansel und Gretel) Opera Theater of CT, Count Almaviva in (Le Nozze di Figaro) Martina Arroyo foundation, Argante in (Rinaldo) Boston Opera Collaborative, Leporello in (Don Giovanni) Opera Western Reserve and Emille de Becque* (South Pacific) at St Petersburg Opera. Recent concerts hold the Brahms Requiem with Newburyport Chorale Society, Mozart Requiem with Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra, Handel Judas Maccabaeus with New Haven Chorale, soloist with Cape Cod Symphony, and a winner of the New England Concerto competition. Last season after his role of Escamillo (Carmen) with Opera Western Reserve and a debut with Opera in Williamsburg he returned to New York's Broadway district in the critically acclaimed revival of Figaro 90210 then continued to Boston for the the world premiere of Noli Me Tangere followed by performances at the Oregon Bach festival. This season holds Don Giovanni with Salt Marsh Opera, Trial at Rouen with Odyssey Opera, and with Opera Naples as Dulcamara in L'Elisir d'Amore and Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro. Mr. Scott has received awards from the Martina Arroyo Foundation, the American Prize in opera, Bel Canto Scholarship Foundation, Shreveport Opera Singer of the Year, and Gerda Lissner Foundation.