Dimitri Pittas | Tenor

Tenor

Dimitri Pittas

Biography

American tenor Dimitri Pittas has appeared on leading opera stages throughout North America and Europe, including the Bavarian State Opera, the Vienna State Opera, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Bolshoi, Moscow, and the Canadian Opera Company. He is a graduate of The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and has been heard on the Met stage as Rodolfo in Puccini’s La bohème, Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth, Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Cassio in Verdi’s Otello, Alfred in Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus, and Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. His repertoire includes the title roles of Verdi’s Don Carlo, Massenet’s Werther, and Gounod’s Faust, Lieutenant Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Riccardo in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Alfredo in La traviata, Tebaldo in Bellini’s I Capuletti e i Montecchi, Edgardo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Oronte in Verdi’s rarity, I Lombardi, the Duke of Mantua in Verdi’s Rigoletto, and Michele in the world premiere of Marco Tutino’s La Ciociara (Two Women) with San Francisco Opera. This season he makes house debuts as Cavaradossi in Tosca with Opera Utah, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Irish National Opera. Recent performances include his role debut as Don José in Carmen at Welsh National Opera, directed by Jo Davies and conducted by Tomáš Hanus, and Pinkerton in Anthony Minghella’s iconic production of Madama Butterfly for his house debut at English National Opera, conducted by Martyn Brabbins.

May 2022