Jesse Malgieri, baritone
Clem, The Little Sweep
Baritone Jesse Malgieri is an active performer throughout the United States and on the international stage.
This spring he made his role debut as Valentin in Gounod's Faust, with Amore Opera, New York City. This was quickly followed by his European debut as Sid in Puccini's La Fanciulla del West, directed by Maestro Lorin Maazel at the Palacio de la Opera, A Coruña, Spain.
Upcoming, Jesse will spend the summer in Virginia with the Castleton Festival to sing Happy in La Fanciulla del West.
In November, he will return to Sarasota Opera as Clem in Benjamin Britten's The Little Sweep.
This past year, Jesse performed the Five Mystical Songs of Vaughan Williams in Newport News, Virginia, as Silvio in Pagliacci with the Martha Cardona Opera, NYC, as Dr. Malatesta in Amore Opera's fall production of Don Pasquale at the Connelly Theater, NYC, and his New York recital debut at Good Shepherd Church.
Previously he has sung for a sold out audience and national radio broadcast at Symphony Space for the 31st annual Bloomsday on Broadway, a celebration of James Joyce. He also appeared with the New York Symphonic Arts Orchestra as baritone soloist for Vaughan William’s Serenade to Music and with Chelsea Opera in their spring production of Madama Butterfly. With Opera Fayetteville he reprised the role of John Brooke in Mark Adamo’s Little Women and made his NYC debut as Schaunard in La Boheme with the Martha Cardona Opera. He was a young artist at Central City Opera in Colorado in 2011, where he appeared as Pinellino in Gianni Schicchi and was a featured recitalist, presenting an American song program.
Jesse made his debut with IU Opera at age 18 playing Zio Bonzo in Madama Butterfly and subsequently was seen as John Brooke in Little Women, Der Sprecher in Die Zauberflote, Joe in The Most Happy Fella, Marquis d’Obigny in La Traviata, Monterone in Rigoletto, and Antonio in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Jesse has won prizes and recognition from the Metropolitan Opera National Council, The Gerda Lissner Foundation, The Joy in Singing Competition, the Indianapolis Musicale Competition, the Rochester Oratorio Society, and the Rochester Philharmonic.