The Russian-American baritone Vitali Rozynko, has dual citizenship in America and the Netherlands.
He studied at the Oberlin Conservatory (B.M.), The Eastman School of Music (M.M. with honours), and The Royal Academy of Music, London (Opera Programme). Vitali Performed Guglielmo Cosi fan tutte at The Aldeburgh Festival, and Bello La fanciulla del West with The Santa Fe Opera. With Opera Colorado he appeared as Harlekin Ariadne auf Naxos, Shaunard La Bohème, and was then invited to return in the title role of Don Giovanni. At Mississippi Opera he was Silvio in Pagliacci. His début with Boston Lyric Opera was in the role of Shaunard La Bohème, and he sang the role of Escamillo in Emilio Sagi’s production of Carmen with L’Opera Royal de Wallonie, Liege. Under Seiji Ozawa he performed Le Gendarme Les Mamelles de Tiresias at Tanglewood Festival.
Vitali Rozynko’s other roles include Tarquinius The Rape of Lucretia, Belcore L’elisir d’amore, Il Conte/Figaro Le nozze di Figaro with Robert Spano, Falke Die Fledermaus, Nardo La finta giardiniera, Sir Davenaut Der Vampyr, Masetto Don GIovanni under Sir Colin Davis, Mr. Bluff The Impresario, Allazin Zaide, Germont La Traviata, Nicomedes Der König Kandaules, Maximillian Candide, Salvatore The Saint of Bleecker Street under Richard Hickox, Don Fernando Fidelio, Marcello La Bohème, Giacomo Giovanna d’Arco (Verdi), Father in Francesca Zambello’s production of The Nose, and Sid Albert Herring.