rozynkoAVitali Rozynko appears as the British Major in OSJ’s West Coast premiere of Puts and Campbell’s Silent Night. Recent engagements for Mr. Rozynko include the role of Pilatus in a staged version of Bach’s Johannes Passion with the Nederlandse Reis Opera, Le Directeur and Gendarme in Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Tiresias with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and the role of Spencer Coyle in Britten’s Owen Wingrave  with The Nieuw Ensemble. He was the soloist in the Verdi Requiem with orchestras throughout Holland, and appeared in the world premiere of “The Trees of Paradise” with the Radio Kamer Orkest, Concertgebouw.

Other notable roles include Guglielmo in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte at the Aldeburgh Festival and Bello  in Puccini’s La fanciulla del West with The Santa Fe Opera. With Opera Colorado he appeared as Harlekin (Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos) and Schaunard (Puccini’s La bohème) and was then invited to return in the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. At Mississippi Opera he was Silvio (Leoncavallo’s  Pagliacci), and made his début with Boston Lyric Opera as Schaunard in La bohème. With L’Opera Royal de Wallonie, Liege, he sang the role of Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen, and under Seiji Ozawa performed the role of Gendarme in Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Tiresias at Tanglewood Festival.

Mr. Rozynko 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).

Visit Mr. Rozynko’s website for more information.

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