Alex DeSocio



Alex DeSocio’s “buttery, booming baritone” (The New York Times) has been featured extensively with opera companies across the United States.

In the 2023/24 season, Mr. DeSocio joins Houston Grand Opera in the world premiere of Intelligence, covering the role of Travis. Upcoming engagements in this season include La bohème (Marcello), Die Zauberflöte (Papageno), and Pirates of Penzance (Pirate King). In the summer of 2023, Mr. DeSocio will sing the baritone soloist in Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht with the Grant Park Music Festival and in Central City Opera’s Theatre of Dreams Gala and Yellow Rose Ball Concert.

In the 2022/23 season, Mr. DeSocio portrayed Figaro in Shreveport Opera’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, as well as Schaunard in La bohème with Pensacola Opera. Recent engagements include La bohème (Marcello) with Opera Birmingham, Pagliacci (Silvio) with Opera Memphis, L’elisir d’amore (Belcore) with Sarasota Opera, Roméo et Juliette (Mercutio) with Pensacola Opera, and Carmen (Morales) with Vero Beach Opera.

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“… the undisputed star of this evening was Alex DeSocio as the happy-go-lucky Guglielmo. His richly-colored baritone, immaculate musicianship, flawless Italian diction and magnetic stage presence added up to something close to perfection.”

James Jorden

New York Observer

“The buttery, booming baritone Alex DeSocio (Guglielmo)…was particularly fine…”

Zachary Woolfe

The New York Times

DeSocio’s rich baritone was everything the character needs: it’s little wonder Adina found him attractive, in spite of his narcissism.

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