Nicholas Mastipolito, Musical Director

Mr. Mastripolito, a Philadelphian, has devoted himself to chamber music and vocal accompanying.  He has performed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, the Library at Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.

As a chamber artist, he has given recitals with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.  As a vocal accompanist he has worked with many fine singers, including former Metropolitan Opera artists Patrice Munsel and Nancy Williams. Among other works Mr. Mastripolito has written a Sonata for Violin and Piano, premiered in 2000 by violinist Davyd Booth of the Philadelphia Orchestra, a Sonatina for Flute and Piano, premiered by flutist Beverly Pugh-Corry and published by Alry (2004) and a Suite for Flute and Piano. Active as a teacher and coach, Mr. Mastripolito holds an M.A. in French Language and Literature.

An Afternoon of Operetta Classics was Mr. Mastripolito's debut with COT, and will be the music director for the upcoming Merry Widow.