Highly coveted bass Damian Savarino has performed all over the world in opera, operetta, and in concert. His rich voice, elegant musicality, and commanding acting have set him apart as one of today’s most gifted singers. He has appeared throughout the U.S. performing such roles as Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Sparafucile in Rigoletto, Colline in La Bohème, Zuniga in Carmen, Guglielmo in Cosí Fan Tutte, Étienne in Naughty Marietta, Pish-Tush in The Mikado, and Michael in I Do! I Do!. With Teatro Grattacielo (NY), Savarino has performed the roles of Rocco in I Gioielli della Madonna, L’uomo di legge in Il Re, Lo zio in I Compagnacci, Lucio Polo in La Nave, and Harìta in Sakùntala in the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center and NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Recent concert performances include Haydn Lord Nelson Mass at Carnegie Hall, Mozart Requiem with Connecticut Choral Society, Handel’s Messiah with Cayuga Chamber Orchestra and Helena Symphony Orchestra, and Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra/Symphonic Choir. Savarino is an active recitalist who has performed in Germany, Greece, and Sicily and as a guest artist at Penn. State University and Gettysburg College.