Ryan Opera Center Ensemble
Ryan Capozzo is sponsored by H. Earl and Miriam U. Hoover Endowment Fund.
Tenor Ryan Capozzo, a first-year member of the Ryan Opera Center, received a Master of Musical Arts degree from the Yale School of Music, where he was awarded the Phyllis Curtin Career Entry Prize and was heard with the Yale Opera as Arcadio/Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas and Tamino/The Magic Flute (partial role, Spring Opera Showcase). Previously, Capozzo earned Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Purchase College Conservatory of Music. At Purchase Opera the tenor has been featured as Rinuccio/Gianni Schicchi (guest artist), Reverend Samuel Parris/Robert Ward’s The Crucible, Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni, Nero/L’incoronazione di Poppea, and Lysander/A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Capozzo’s portrayal of Mozart’s Tamino has been heard at the Berlin Opera Academy. The Huntington, New York native is the 2022 Second Place winner in the Southeast Region of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition.
During the 2022/23 Lyric season, Capozzo will appear in Carmen.