John Viscardi has moved audiences around world with his vocal beauty and dramatic intensity, having performed with Santa Fe Opera, Opera Philadelphia, New York City Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Opera Carolina.

Winner of both the Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition and Concorso Internazionale F.P. Tosti, Viscardi has appeared in both recital and concert at venues that include Carnegie Hall (New York), Geffen Hall (New York), Tokyo Opera City (Tokyo), Verizon Hall (Philadelphia) and Avery Fisher Hall (New York).

John Viscardi – Tenor – Photo by Arielle Doneson

“The young, good-looking American baritone John Viscardi is one of the few in the cast who has a genuine French style to his singing, calling to mind such elegant Gallic baritones as Robert Massard and Ernest Blanc. …Viscardi turned in a persuasive performance.”

George Bulanda, The Detroit News

Fueled by a desire to make a global impact through the power of music, Viscardi is co-founder of ArtSmart, a national arts mentoring organization that empowers students in underserved communities to find their voice through mentorship with paid professional artists. Find out more about ArtSmart.

Viscardi is featured in collaboration with Glenn Morton on Brilliant Classics’ complete recording of the works of F.P. Tosti – available on Spotify and Apple Music. 

John lives in Philadelphia with his wife Molly and two children, Jack and Noa. He is a graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts and New York University.