Jarrett Ott, baritone

Jarrett Ott is an emerging baritone with several recent and upcoming professional debuts. He hails from Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, and is currently studying at the Curtis Institute of Music under the tutelage of Marlena Kleinman Malas.

Mr. Ott has been featured in lead baritone roles for the Curtis Opera Theatre including Rinaldo (Argante), Dido and Aeneas (Aeneas), Elegy for Young Lovers (Gregor Mittenhoffer), Faust (Valentin), The Cunning Little Vixen (Harašta), and Les Mamelles de Tiresias (Le Mari). In the fall of 2011, he traveled to Asia with the Curtis on Tour Chamber Orchestra, performing Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (arr. Schoenberg) in China and South Korea. He has debuted with the Atlantic Symphony Chamber Players in Boston and has been a participant at the Chautauqua Summer Music Festival with leading roles in Le Nozze di Figaro (Count Almaviva), L’elisir d’amore (Belcore), The Crucible (John Proctor), and the title role in Gianni Schicchi. Recently, he performed the lead role of “Inman” in a workshop of Pulitzer Award-winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s upcoming opera Cold Mountain with Opera Philadelphia.

In the 2013-14 season, Mr. Ott will be making his Carnegie Hall debut as a soloist with the New York Choral Society. This season he will also be performing Ned Rorem’s Evidence of Things Not Seen with Mikael Eliasen, as well as performing Ralph Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony with Riverside Symphonia, and singing roles in Dialogues des carmélites and La Cenerentola at Curtis.