MARCO ANTONIO JORDÃO
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Originally from Brazil, tenor Marco Jordao, for the past 6 years, has sung on the stage of The Metropolitan Opera as a full-time chorus member, appearing in more than 19 productions each season.
Recent and upcoming: Marco has been featured as a soloist during his tenure at the Met, including Giuseppe in La Traviata, Parpignol in La Boheme, First Lackey in Die Fledermaus, and Herald in Turandot. Additional appearances in the United States include the role of Alberto in the American premiere of La Gazzetta by Rossini, the leading roles of Tito in La Clemenza di Tito and Fritz in L’amico Fritz, Nerone in L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, and Tony Candolino in the play “Master Class” by Terrance McNally.
Earlier, while in São Paulo, Marco performed a variety of roles, including Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte, First Jew in Salome, and Don Jose in La Tragedie de Carmen. Equally comfortable in recital and oratorio repertoire, he has been featured in recitals and concerts with such repertoire as Schumann’s Dichterliebe, the requiems of Liszt, Mozart and Verdi, and several Bach cantatas, among others. In addition, Marco has participated in several summer and winter festivals in Italy and France also singing in recitals.
Marco earned his Bachelor of Music degree at the State University of São Paulo and his Master of Music Degree in Vocal Performance at New England Conservatory as a student of Luretta Bybee. Furthermore, he has performed in masterclasses with Tereza Berganza, Jane Eaglen, William Burden, Thomas Hampson and Marilyn Horn.