Ryan Capozzo


Ryan Opera Center Ensemble

This Season at Lyric: Steuermann/The Flying Dutchman

Previously at Lyric: Remendado/Carmen (2022/23).

The tenor, a third-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/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 was 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 a two-time Second Place Regional winner of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition and was invited to participate in the 2023 Georg Solti Accademia.

Ryan Capozzo is sponsored by H. Earl and Miriam U. Hoover Foundation.