Born in La Spezia, Italy, Marco Vratogna began his musical studies at the Puccini Conservatory in his hometown. Renowned around the world for his distinctive voice of staggering range, timbre and width, Marco Vratogna made his operatic debut in December 2000, performing the role of Stankar in “Stiffelio” by Verdi at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste. From then on, the Italian baritone was acclaimed on the world’s greatest opera stages either in Italy (Milan, Venice, Parma, Genoa, Verona, Turin, Modena, among others), Europe (Berlin, Wien, Stuttgard, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Barcelona, Madrid, to name a few) and worldwide (San Francisco, Sydney, Chicago, Seattle, and more). His repertoire includes “Otello”, Macbeth”, “Nabucco”, “Andrea Chenier”, “Tosca”, “Il Trovatore” “I Pagliacci”, “Cavalleria Rusticana”, “La Traviata”, “Simon Boccanegra”, “Un Ballo in Maschera”, “Madama Butterfly”. His next performances will have him sing “Otello”, “Attila” as well his debut in “Lohengrin”, all on the prestigious stage at the Opera House in Sydney as well as Melbourne.