Hailed for his warm, expressive sound and winning way with the audience, baritone Randall Scarlata is firmly established as one of the most highly regarded musical interpreters of his generation. His performances throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America have garnered raves from audiences and critics alike. Mr. Scarlata has appeared as soloist with great orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, Vienna's Tonkünstler Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony, the National Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, and the American Symphony. He has also been a guest at international music festivals, including Ravinia, Cervantino, Marlboro, Edinburgh, Vienna, Salzburg, Aspen, and Spoleto. A frequent performer of new music, he has given world premieres of works by Ned Rorem, George Crumb, Richard Danielpour, Christopher Theofanidis, Thea Musgrave, Daron Hagen, Samuel Adler, and Paul Moravec. His numerous recordings can be heard on the Chandos, Bridge, Naxos, Albany, Arabesque, CRI, and Gasparo labels. His awards include First Prize at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, First Prize at the Das Schubert Lied International Competition in Vienna, First Prize at the Joy in Singing Competition in New York, and the Alice Tully Vocal Arts Debut Recital Award. Mr. Scarlata received a Fulbright Grant to study at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna. He currently serves on the faculty of SUNY Stony Brook and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at West Chester University. He is co-artistic director of the AlpenKammerMusik festival in Carinthia, Austria.