Louis DeMartino

Louis DeMartino

Principal Clarinet


Describe your role with Portland Opera

Principal Clarinet for 2 years

What music/book/movie/show/poem/place/moment is currently inspiring you?

I've been listening to lots of Bach during the pandemic, especially the Brandenburg Concertos.   I'm also endlessly inspired by Mozart operas. 

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A musician

In my free time, you can usually find me...

Studying German, watching BBC shows, playing trivia games, baking, and traveling.

What has your favorite quarantine activity been?

Baking, practicing, and running

What is your favorite Portland Opera memory?

Playing Mozart's The Magic Flute

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