ANTHONY ROBIN SCHNEIDER
About the artist:
Anthony Robin Schneider is an HGO Studio alumnus (2017-18). Previously with HGO, he sang Doctor Grenvil in La traviata, Curius in Julius Caesar, Tutor/Old Servant in Elektra, and Don Basilio in performances of The Barber of Seville, all during HGO’s 2017-18 season. He is a member of the Ensemble at Oper Frankfurt, where his 2021-22 roles include Iolanta (Ibn-Hakia), Christmas Eve (Panas), Fedora (Cirillo), and Lohengrin (Heinrich der Vogler). This season he also returns to Tirol Festspiel Erl for Die Walküre (Hunding). Last season with Oper Frankfurt he was seen in Le nozze di Figaro (Dr. Bartolo), Le vin herbé (Le Duc Hoël), and Siegfried (Fafner), and in his first season in Frankfurt he had roles in Don Carlo (Grand Inquisitor), Rigoletto (Sparafucile), Don Giovanni (Commendatore), and Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Administrator/Sergeant). In the summer of 2021, he made his debut at Tirol Festspiel Erl in Lohengrin (Heinrich). Additional recent engagements include a return to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 conducted by Edo de Waart. Schneider made debuts at the Wiener Staatsoper in Les Troyens (Ghost of Hector), The Cleveland Orchestra in Ariadne auf Naxos (Truffaldino), and Oper Frankfurt in Der ferne Klang (Der Wirt), and returned to Wolf Trap Opera for Der Kaiser von Atlantis (Der Tod) and Le vin herbé (Duc de Hoël) in their collaboration with Washington Concert Opera. In concert he performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edo de Waart. Schneider made his debut with The Santa Fe Opera in Ariadne auf Naxos (Truffaldino) and Candide (Baron/Grand Inquisitor). He was a Filene Young Artist at Wolf Trap Opera, performing in Tosca (Sacristan) and Rossini's La pietra del paragone (Fabrizio). Additionally, he sang Handel's Messiah in his Canadian debut with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.