Hailed for his supple phrasing and dynamic shading (SF Classical Voice) Anthony Reed, is excited to be one of the newest members of the 2019/2020 Ryan Opera Center Ensemble at the Chicago Lyric Opera.
A versatile singer and actor, Anthony Reed’s operatic credits include Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Truffaldin (Ariadne auf Naxos), King of Egypt (Aida), Don Magnifico (La Cenerentola), Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Dulcamara (L’elisir d’amore), Frère Laurent (Roméo et Juliette), and many others. This season's engagements include mainstage roles in Dead Man Walking, Madama Butterfly, Queen of Spades, as well as a staged concert of Donizetti works with Sondra Radvanovsky with the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Equally at home on the concert stage the Alexandria, Minnesota native has performed Mozart's Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, selections from Bach’s B Minor Mass and Handel’s Messiah, and Handel's Missa in Tempore Belli. He has performed with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Nashville Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Philharmonia Baroque, and Curtis Symphony Orchestra, among others.
Mr. Reed is a distinguished alumnus of the Adler Fellowship, Merola Opera Program, Wolf Trap Opera, Curtis Institute of Music and the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Reed has studied under the tutelage of such artists as Mikael Eliasen, Julia Faulkner, Sheri Greenawald, Nicola Luisotti, Danielle Orlando, William Stone, and Craig Terry.
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