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Austin Vitaliano is an active vocalist and performer based in the D.C. area. He has performed in classical, oratorio, and musical theater works all around the world. You also can find him on the weekends as a broadcaster for WETA 90.9 Classical radio.
He has performed at festival programs in Amalfi and Vienna, and sang alongside Elly Ameling, Robert Holl, Julius Drake and other master teachers in a six-week Lieder program in Baden, Austria. His past engagements include Papageno in The Magic Flute at Boston’s Cutler Majestic Theatre, Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the title role of Don Giovanni, and Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. His concert repertoire includes such works as Handel’s Messiah, Fauré’s Requiem, and Adam in Haydn’s Creation.
When not performing, Vitaliano is co-hosting “The Holistic Voice” with Jordan Reynolds, an interview-based podcast aimed at empowering vocalists to develop the artistic, performance, business, and life skills needed for a successful singing or voice-over career. He holds a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance and communications from Vanderbilt University, and a master’s degree in opera performance from the New England Conservatory of Music.