Baritone Nicholas Giovanni Yaquinto is an active member of the Atlanta music scene, and a native of Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Yaquinto recently made his professional debut at the Atlanta Opera as Paris in their production of Roméo et Juliette. In the 2016 summer season he performed the title role of Roscoe Conway in Seagle Music Colony’s world premiere production of Roscoe by Evan Mack.
Since receiving his BMA from Georgia State University in May of 2015, he was a winner of the Atlanta District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, received both the Casa Italia Vocal Scholarship and the FAVA Excellence in French Repertoire award at the 2015 CS Classical Singer Competition in Chicago, and premiered at the Atlanta Symphony as Papagano in their production of My Family Valentine. Mr. Yaquinto has been seen performing several roles across the United States including Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Schaunard in La Bohème, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Marullo in Rigoletto, and Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro.