Tenor (United States)
Alfredo Germont in La traviata. Previously: Nemorino in The Elixir of Love (2016), Rodolfo in La bohème (2012), and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor (2011).
About the Artist:
Dimitri Pittas has performed on leading opera stages throughout North America and Europe, including debuts with the Bavarian State Opera, the Vienna State Opera, and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. He is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and has been heard on the Met stage as Rodolfo, Macduff in Macbeth, Nemorino,and Tamino in The Magic Flute. He made his Canadian Opera Company debut as the Duke in Rigoletto. Operatic engagements of the current season include Nemorino with Pittsburgh Opera and the Verdi Requiem with the Atlanta Symphony and the Portland Symphony. Last season, he sang Verdi’s Requiem for the BBC Proms with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment led by Marin Alsop, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Oslo Philharmonic, and Rachmaninoff’s The Bellswith the Orchestre Metropolitain de Montreal, under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Operatic engagements included a return to the Bolshoi Opera in the title role of Don Carlo, his role debut as Lt. Pinkerton in Madama Butterflywith Washington National Opera, and performances of Alfred in Die Fledermauswith Santa Fe Opera. Other recent highlights include performances of Cassio in an opening night production of Otelloat the Metropolitan Opera, directed by Bartlett Sher, and, also at the Met, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, a role he later reprised at the Saito Kinen Festival in Japan.