EMMY® nominated and award-winning lyric tenor Marco Panuccio has been earning sensational acclaim from both critics and audiences in some of the most prestigious opera house world wide. Noted for his versatility, musical exploration and linguistics, his repertoire of 25 major roles extends from the baroque to the contemporary with many operas of the Romantic Era.
“Panuccio possesses a voice of radiant, lyric beauty." - Cincinnati Enquirer
Highlights of Mr. Panuccio’s operatic career include Rodolfo in Puccini’s La Bohème (Teatro La Fenice, Lyrique-en- Mer Festival de Belle-Île, Cleveland Opera); Des Grieux in Massenet’s Manon (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Edgardo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor (Florida Grand Opera, Arizona Opera, Cincinnati Opera); Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata (Grange Park Opera, Portland SummerFest); Duke in Verdi’s Rigoletto (Grange Park Opera, New Orleans Opera); Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Grange Park Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago); title role in Bernstein’s Candide (Münchner Philharmoniker); Bégearss in Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles (Wexford Opera); Don José in Bizet’s Carmen (Opera Holland Park); Des Grieux in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut (Opera Grand Rapids); Don Ruiz di Padilla in Donizetti’s Maria Padilla (Chelsea Opera Group); title role in Harbison’s The Great Gatsby (Ensemble Parallèle); Anthony in Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd (Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti a Modena, Teatro Rossini a Lugo, Teatri Comunali di Piacenza); Electrician in Thomas Adès’s Powder Her Face (Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Rossini a Lugo); Manrico in Verdi’s Il Trovatore (Portland SummerFest); Prince Karl in Romberg’s The Student Prince (Nashville Opera), and the Italian Singer in Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier (Cincinnati Opera).
“Panuccio’s “Parigi, o cara” is bewitching and heartrending; his love for Violetta utterly believable from the beginning to the end.” - Bachtrack
Equally in demand as a concert soloist, Mr. Panuccio has appeared in the Puccini Gala (London Symphony Orchestra, Beijing Symphony); tenor soloist in Verdi’s Requiem (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Richmond Symphony, Lebanon Symphony Orchestra, Reno Philharmonic, Binghamton Philharmonic, Gulf Coast Symphony); tenor soloist in Orff’s Carmina Burana (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig MDR Sinfonieorchester, Nashville Symphony); tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (Honolulu Symphony, Richmond Symphony); tenor soloist in Britten at 100, and his EMMY® nominated production of O Holy Night: A Classical Christmas.
“His warm lyric tenor was a marvel of vocal magic.” - Opera News
Mr. Panuccio releases his newest CD “Christmas with Marco Panuccio” in December 2016 and will be available through his website.