Baritone Randal Scarlata is hailed for his warm, expressive sound and winning way with the audience.
Hailed for his warm, expressive sound and winning way with the audience, baritone Randall Scarlata is firmly established as one of the most highly regarded musical interpreters of his generation.
He has also been a guest at international music festivals, including Ravinia, Cervantino, Marlboro, Edinburgh, Vienna, Salzburg, Aspen, and Spoleto. A frequent performer of new music, he has given world premieres of works by Ned Rorem, George Crumb, Richard Danielpour, Christopher Theofanidis, Thea Musgrave, Daron Hagen, Samuel Adler, and Paul Moravec. His numerous recordings can be heard on the Chandos, Bridge, Naxos, Albany, Arabesque, CRI, and Gasparo labels. His awards include First Prize at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, First Prize at the Das Schubert Lied International Competition in Vienna, First Prize at the Joy in Singing Competition in New York,
and the Alice Tully Vocal Arts Debut Recital Award. His recording of Schubert’s Winterreise with pianist Gilbert Kalish was nominated for a Grammy for Best Classical Vocal Performance.
Mr. Scarlata received a Fulbright Grant to study at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna. He currently serves on the faculty of SUNY Stony Brook and West Chester University. He is co-artistic director of the AlpenKammerMusik festival in Carinthia, Austria.