Cast Bio: Luke Scott

Luke Scott-Photo-300Described by  the New York Times as “the robust-voiced baritone” Luke Scott has performed  leading roles with Orchestras and Opera companies in Canada and the US.  A graduate of The Hartt School of Music and Bel Canto Scholarship Foundation grant winner, his past season held engagements of Le Nozze di Figaro, Falstaff, Don Giovanni, Il Barbiere di siviglia, Werther, Judas Maccabaeus and La Boheme.

Other credits include Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) Opera on the Avalon, Malatesta (Don Pasquale) Salt Marsh Opera, Peter (Hansel und Gretel) Opera Theater of Connecticut, Count Almaviva  (Le Nozze di Figaro) Martina Arroyo foundation, Argante in (Rinaldo) Boston Opera Collaborative,and Leporello in (Don Giovanni) Opera Western Reserve.

Symphony appearances range from the Brahms Requiem with Newburyport Chorale Society, Mozart Requiem with Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra, Caramoor Bel Canto festival, clinician with El Sistema orchestra in Venezuela, Handel Alexander’s Feast with New Haven Chorale, soloist with Cape Cod Symphony, and a winner of the New England Concerto competition.

This season he debuts as Escamillo (Carmen) with Maryland Symphony, Frank (Die Fledermaus) with Opera Theater of Connecticut, Bonze (Madame Butterfly) with Salt Marsh Opera, Sam (Trouble in Tahiti) with Yale Cabaret Theater, Handel’s Messiah with Eastern Connecticut Symphony, Mephistopheles (Faust) with Boston Opera Collaborative, Haydn Creation with Newton Choral Society, and the New York premier of Figaro 90210.

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.  This is his debut with St. Petersburg Opera Company.