Karl Buttermann (Betto di Signa in Gianni Schicchi) recently performed the title role of Le nozze di Figaro in Italy at the Amalfi Coast Music Festival this past summer. This fall, he also sang Guglielmo and Alidoro in A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute’s program of opera scenes. In the previous season, Mr. Buttermann portrayed the roles of Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte and Carl Olsen in Street Scene at Peabody Conservatory. This upcoming season, Mr. Buttermann will perform the roles of Capitán in Florencia en el Amazonas and Truffaldino in Aridane auf Naxos as a fellow with Fletcher Opera. He recently graduated with a B.M. in Vocal Performance from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University under the tutelage of Dr. Stanley Cornett. Karl is presently pursuing a M.M. degree at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, studying with Dr. Marilyn Taylor.