Young Polish tenor Piotr Buszewski is currently a resident artist at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia where this past season he sang the role of Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor. This season he sings Alfredo in La Traviata at AVA. This past summer Piotr performed the role of Ernesto at Brevard Music Center. Prior to that, he performed the role of Nemorino in L’elisir D’amore with Oberlin in Italy. Upcoming engagements include his debut with the Memphis Symphony in Berlioz’s Te deum, and he joins the Dallas Opera for Szymanowski’s King Roger. This summer 2018 he will make his debut as the Duke in Rigoletto at Wolftrap Festival.
Prior to AVA, Piotr studied at the Juilliard School of Music with Doctor Robert C. White, and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Opera Studio in Rome under the tutelage of Renata Scotto. Prior to that Piotr studied at the Fryderyk Chopin Music University in Warsaw.
Most recent engagements include Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi at the Trentino Music Festival, Tinca in Il Tabarro and Flaminio in L’amore dei tre re at the Academy of Vocal Arts. This coming summer he sings the role of Ernesto in Don Pasquale at he Brevard Music Festival.
In 2016 Piotr received third prize in the Zinka Milanov International Voice Competition, as well as Special Prize at the Otto Edelmann Voice Competition. In 2015 he was awarded second prize in the Marcella Sembrich International Voice Competition and the Hal Leonard Voice Competition. Piotr has sung in master classes with Renata Scotto, Deborah Voigt, Tito Capobianco, and Christopher Macatsoris. He is currently a student of Bill Schuman.