Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo began performing professionally at the age of 11 and has since appeared in opera, concert, recital, film, and on Broadway. He is a GRAMMY nominee, a recipient of the 2020 Beverly Sills Award from the Metropolitan Opera, a winner of the 2020 Opera News Award, and Musical America’s 2019 Vocalist of the Year.
This coming season, he returns to the Metropolitan Opera in his acclaimed performance of the title role in Akhnaten, as well as in Rodelinda. He reopens St. Ann’s Warehouse in a staged concert, will be the New York Philharmonic artist-in-residence, and will make his debut at the Santa Fe Opera in the title role of the world premiere of John Corigliano’s The Lord of Cries. He will also appear with Madrid’s Teatro Real, Philharmonia Baroque, Stanford Live, and Boston Baroque, among others. His second album, a collaboration with Justin Vivian Bond, will be released this winter on Decca Gold. Costanzo recently created and produced the New York Philharmonic’s Bandwagon initiative, the orchestra’s innovative and ongoing response to the pandemic.
Costanzo has appeared with many of the world’s leading opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Los Angeles Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, Dallas Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Spoleto Festival USA, Glimmerglass Festival, and Finnish National Opera. In concert he has sung with the New York Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic, NDR at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, and the London Symphony Orchestra, among others.
He graduated from Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University, where he has returned to teach, and received his Masters of Music from the Manhattan School of Music, where he now serves on the board of Trustees.
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