Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo began performing professionally at the age of 11 and has since appeared in opera, concert, recital, film, and on Broadway. Musical America’s 2019 Vocalist of the Year, this fall Mr. Costanzo returned to The Metropolitan Opera in the title role in Philip Glass’s Akhnaten (to be broadcast live to movie theaters around the world through The Met Opera’s Live in HD series). Also this season, he stars in Handel’s Aci, Galatea e Polifemo in San Francisco with Philharmonia Baroque, in the critically acclaimed production that he originally produced for National Sawdust in 2017, and appears in recital at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, and in concert with Les Violons du Roy and with The English Concert on tour in both Europe and the US.
Mr. Costanzo has appeared with many of the world’s leading opera houses, including The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, English National Opera, and Teatro Real in Madrid. His concert appearances have included the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra, and Berlin Philharmonic, and at both Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center.
Anthony Roth Costanzo is an exclusive recording artist with Decca Gold, and his first album, ARC — a collection of arias by Handel and Philip Glass with Les Violons du Roy, released in September 2018 — was nominated for the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album. With the album, he produced Glass Handel, the multidisciplinary performance installation involving artists including Tilda Swinton, George Condo, and Raf Simons, and created nine music videos that were released as a visual album on Apple Music.
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