NATS Winner Thomas Florio in Carnegie Hall Debut

Baritone Thomas Florio, First Place winner of the 2010 National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award Competition, makes his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall on Sunday, October 30 at 2:00pm, presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York. A superbly versatile performer, the rapidly rising baritone, who turns 27 this month, is a District Finalist of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and currently an artist in residence with Hamburg State Opera Studio, where he has performed roles in Rigoletto, Tosca, and La fille du régiment. Florio and pianist Jasmin Arakawa’s program will include music by Gerald Finzi, Jacques Ibert, Benjamin Britten, Enríc Granados and Hans Pfitzner, plus Five Commercial Jingles, Florio’s own conceptual take on classic jingles from the 50s, 60s and 70s including “Aqua Velva Man” and Gerber’s “Bringing Up Baby.” Tickets and information at and

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *