ANTHONY CLARK EVANS
(STUDENT PERFORMANCES NOV. 2, 4m, 8m)
About the artist:
Anthony Clark Evans is making his HGO debut. During the 2021-22 season, Evans made his debut with Opera Philadelphia in the title role of Rigoletto and returned to the Metropolitan Opera to cover Sharpless in Madama Butterfly. During the 2020-21 season, he made his operatic European debut as Giorgio Germont in La traviata with Opéra National de Bordeaux. Operatic highlights include his debut with the Metropolitan Opera as the Huntsman in the new Mary Zimmerman production of Rusalka; his San Francisco Opera debut as Lescaut in Manon Lescaut; Zurga in The Pearl Fishers with Santa Fe Opera; Leporello in Don Giovanni with Tulsa Opera; Tonio in Pagliacci with Opera San José; his San Diego Opera debut as Sharpless in Madame Butterfly; his debut in the title role in Rigoletto with Kentucky Opera; and his debuts with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Dallas Opera, and Querido Arte in Guatemala as Marcello in La bohème. Roles with Lyric Opera of Chicago include Riccardo in I Puritani, the Jailer in Tosca, Yamadori in Madame Butterfly, the Huntsman in Rusalka, and creating the role of Simon Thibault in the world premiere of Bel Canto. Awards and recognition include being named a 2017 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World main prize finalist, a Grand Finals Winner of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, a 2017 Richard Tucker career grant recipient, and a 2014 Sarah Tucker career grant recipient, among others.