Anthony Clark Evans makes his OSJ debut during the 2018-19 season, appearing as Tonio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. Recent engagements for Mr. Evans include Riccardo in Bellini’s I Puritani with Lyric Opera of Chicago and an appearance in the annual Richard Tucker Gala at Carnegie Hall, as well as appearing as soloist in Angela Rice’s Easter Oratorio Thy Will be Done with the National Chorale at David Geffen Hall.
Performances during the 2016-17 season saw Mr. Evans’ debut with the Metropolitan Opera as the Huntsman in the new Mary Zimmerman production of Dvorak’s Rusalka, which was broadcast to theatres around the world as part of the Met’s Live in HD program. Mr. Evans also made his San Francisco Opera debut as Sharpless in the Jun Kaneko production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.
On the concert stage, Mr. Evan’s made his Ravinia Festival debut singing in Bernstein’s Songfest with Ensemble dal Niente, Theatre Director in Les Mamelles de Tirésias with the Chicago Civic Orchestra, and an appearance on the “Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park” concert, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.
Honors and awards include being named a main prize finalist in the 2017 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition, Grand Finals Winner of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, a 2017 Richard Tucker Career Grant, a 2014 Sarah Tucker Career Grant, and top prizes in the Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition, the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation Competition, Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, Marcello Giordani Competition, Giulio Gari Competition, and the Mario Lanza Competition. Mr. Evans took second prize in both the Liderkranz Foundation Competition and the Opera Index Competition, as well as prizes from the Sullivan Foundation, the Luminarts Fellowship, and the American Opera Society.
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