Nicholas Martorano


As a member of Virginia Opera’s 2019-2020 Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists Program, Nicholas Martorano will be singing the Pirate King in the Education and Outreach Tour of The Pirates of Penzance. In November Nicholas sang in Santa Fe Opera’s workshop of M. Butterfly in collaboration with American Lyric Theater, and in September he joined Opera on the James as one of the Tyler Young Artists. Past roles include: Hortensius in La Fille du Régiment, Apollo in The Cows of Apollo, Mr. Fawn in The English Cat, Publio in La clemenza di Tito, Sid in Albert Herring, Starveling in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods, and Dino in the musical Pooch. Nicholas Martorano graduated from the University of Southern California and Carnegie Mellon University.