Tenor Anthony Ciaramitaro continues to draw attention for his warm Italianate sound and compelling stage presence. In 2023, Mr. Ciaramitaro made his mainstage debut as Fenton in Falstaff at Palm Beach Opera, returns to LA Opera as Cassio in Otello, and makes his international and role debuts as Alfredo Germont in La Traviata at The Macerata Opera Festival in Italy, under Maestro Domenico Longo. In 2022, Mr. Ciaramitaro made his professional and house debuts in the demanding role of Giorgio in Ricky Ian Gordon’s world premiere The Garden of the Finzi-Continis with New York City Opera, Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor with LA Opera, and made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Il Messaggero in Aïda.
Mr. Ciaramitaro is a former Domingo-Coburn-Stein Young Artist at LA Opera, where he performed Il Messaggero in Aïda, Heinrich der Schreiber in Tannhäuser, Ruiz in Il Trovatore, and Lord Cecil in Roberto Devereux. Mr. Ciaramitaro was an inaugural member of the Renée Fleming Fellowship at the Aspen Musical Festival, where he debuted Tamino in Die Zauberflöte. In previous seasons, he appeared as an Apprentice Artist with the Santa Fe Opera, an Apprentice Artist with the Palm Beach Opera, and a Studio Artist with Arizona Opera; performing Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia and the Governor/Vanderdendur in Candide. As a member of the Merola Opera Program, Mr. Ciaramitaro performed Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola, and has been and a StudioArtist with Chautauqua Opera and Wolf Trap Opera.
In competition, Mr. Ciaramitaro was awarded 4th Official Prize, the Placido Domingo Tenor Prize, and the Verdi Special Prize at the 60th Tenor Viñas Contest, won the CulturArte Prize at Operalia 2022, 2nd place at the 2022 Butler Opera International Vocal Competition, 3rd place in the 2022 Lorhen L. Zachary National Vocal Competition, 2nd place in the 2021 Palm Springs Opera Guild Vocal Competition, and 3rd place in Vero Beach Opera Rising Stars Competition.