Salvatore Castronovo, hails from Rockland County, New York and is currently pursuing a Masters in Music in Vocal Performance and Literature under Nathan Gunn at the University of Illinois.
Before coming to Illinois, he received an Honors Bachelors of Music degree from the University of Delaware while studying with D. Blake Smith. Recently he performed the role of Carl-Magnus in Lyric Theatre’s production of A Little Night Music. Last spring, he made his Lyric Theatre @ Illinois main-stage debut as The Count in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Through the University of Delaware Opera Theatre program he performed as Carl-Magnus, A Little Night Music, Il Conte, Le nozze di Figaro, and Don Apostolo Gazella, Lucrezia Borgia. Throughout his undergraduate career he also performed as a bass soloist for a few sacred concert works including J.S. Bach’s Magnificat and Bach’s solo cantata, Ich habe genug.