Was born in La Spezia and studied at the Puccini Conservatory in his hometown as well as with Leone Magiera. He made his opera debut as Stankar in Trieste in 2000. From then on, the Italian baritone received invitations from the world´s most renowned opera houses, for example to the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, the Oper Frankfurt, to Florence, Turin, Amsterdam, Leipzig, Bologna, Parma, to the Stuttgart Staatsoper, to the Monnaie in Brussels, the Berliner Staatsoper, the Teatro Real in Madrid, to Genoa, to the Arena di Verona, the Liceu in Barcelona, the Semperoper in Dresden, the Bayerische Staatsoper, to the ROH Covent Garden, to Torre del Lago, La Scala in Milan, the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Metropolitan in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Modena, San Francisco, Valencia, Melbourne.
His repertoire includes roles such as Luna, Alfio, Tonio, Nabucco, Scarpia, Jago, René Ankarström, Ezio, Jack Rance, Amonasro, Giorgio Germont, Francesco (I masnadieri), Frank (Edgar), Carlo Gérard, Rigoletto, Don Carlos (Forza del destino), Sharpless, Macbeth.
Marco Vratogna is widely regarded as one of the most exceptional artists of our time. His performances as Jago in Verdi’s Otello are heralded as definitive portrayals of the role, and he is frequently lauded as a leading Puccini and Verismo singer of his generation.
He recorded with: Rai Trade, Decca, Opus Arte, Dynamic, Sony.