Dimitri Pittas

Voice Faculty
Manhattan School of Music

Dimitri Pittas has appeared on leading opera stages throughout North America and Europe, including the Bavarian State Opera, the Vienna State Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Bolshoi, and the Canadian Opera Company. He is a graduate of The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and has been heard on the Met stage as Rodolfo, Macduff, Nemorino, Cassio, Alfred, and Tamino. His repertoire includes the title roles of Don Carlo, Werther, and Faust, Don José in Carmen, Lieutenant Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, and many others.

Mr. Pittas recently made house debuts as Cavaradossi in Tosca with Opera Utah, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Irish National Opera. In concert he recently performed Verdi’s Requiem with the Atlanta Symphony and the Portland Symphony and sang Tosca in concert with the Charleston Symphony. In 2022, Mr. Pittas joined the vocal arts faculty at Manhattan School of Music, where he brings a wealth of experience, inspiring students with his passion for the performing arts and commitment to nurturing the next generation of talented vocal artists.

He is the Founding Artistic Director of Holy City Arts & Lyric Opera (HALO) in Charleston, South Carolina with his wife and fellow performing artist, Leah Edwards. HALO’s mission is to engage with the entire Lowcountry community by presenting quality art and artists in performances ranging from large-scale productions to intimate conversations.