Anthony Roth Costanzo Countertenor

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A winner of the Musical America’s 2019 Vocalist of the Year, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is a recipient of the 2020 Beverly Sills Award from the Metropolitan Opera and the 2020 Opera News Award. He won first place in the 2010 Operalia competition. He made his debut at the Glyndebourne Festival as Eustazio (Rinaldo), at Grand Opera Houston as Giulio Cesare, at Teatro Real Madrid as Apollo (Death in Venice), at San Francisco Opera as Armindo (Partenope), at English National Opera as Ixbalanqué (The Indian Queen), at Finnish National Opera as Spirit/Angel (Kaija Saariaho’s Only the Sound Remains).

At Metropolitan Opera New York, he sang Ferdinand and Prospero (The Enchanted Island), prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Unulfo (Rodelinda), and sang the title-role of the world premiere in John Corigliano’s Lord of Cries in 2021 at Santa Fe Opera. He won the 2022 Grammy Award (Best opera recording) for his performance of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten at Metropolitan Opera New York, Los Angeles Opera and English National Opera. His concert repertoire includes Ligeti’s Grand Macabre under Sir Simon Rattle with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra, and under Alan Gilbert with the NDR Elbphilharmonie and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. With the Cleveland Orchestra, he sang Carmina Burana and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, and he regularly sings Handel’s Messiah - most recently at Carnegie Hall. An exclusive artist to Decca Gold, he recorded the albums Glass Handel and Only an Octave Apart.

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