Born in Verona in 1977, he started his technical-vocal study with Ivo Vinco and with Paola Molinari. After his debut in La Bohème (Colline) at the Teatro Politeama di Lecce, in 1999 he performed the role of Nettuno in Barcheggio by Stradella at the Festival Barocco di Fano under the baton of Alberto Zedda, the role of Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro in Trento and the role of Conte Rodolfo in La Sonnambula, conducted by Zedda. Marco Vinco’s 2002/3 season was marked by important debuts: in Il turco in Italia (Selim) at the Japan Opera Foundation in Tokyo, Maurizio Benini conducting, and in the role of Argante in Rinaldo at the Politeama Greco in Lecce, where he returned as Selim. On the concert side, he performed in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Parma, under the baton of Gelmetti, in Siena and Rome, and in Mozart’s Requiem in Parma with the Fondazione Arturo Toscanini Orchestra. Opera Rara first worked with Marco at the Edinburgh International Festival when he sang the role of Polidoro in the concert performance of Rossini’s Zelmira and he also appears on Donizetti’s Pia de Tolomei.