Beth Madison Fellow
First Nazarene in Salome; Sarastro/Speaker in The Magic Flute. Previously at HGO: Old Servant/Orest’s Tutor in Elektra (2018); Curius in Julius Caesar and Doctor Grenvil in La traviata (2017). HGO Studio artist (2017–18).
About the Artist:
Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Scholarship recipient Anthony Robin Schneider is trilingual in English, French, and German and recently graduated from the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia. His roles at AVA include Sarastro in The Magic Flute, Sparafucile in Rigoletto, Archibaldo in L’amore dei tre re, the Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Méphistophélès in Faust, Colline in La bohème, and Des Grieux in Manon. Recent highlights include singing part of Handel’s Messiah with the Philadelphia Orchestra, reaching the semifinals of the 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and taking part in masterclasses with Joyce DiDonato at Carnegie Hall. During summer 2017, he joins Wolf Trap Opera as a Filene Young Artist, performing Fabrizio in Rossini’s La pietra del paragone and the Sacristan in Tosca.