Chris Reynolds


Ryan Opera Center Ensemble

Chris Reynolds is sponsored by Nancy Dehmlow, Loretta N. Julian, and Philip G. Lumpkin

First-year Ryan Opera Center pianist Chris Reynolds has made a name for himself as both a soloist and a collaborator. Reynolds is currently a doctoral candidate at The Juilliard School. He recently concluded his run as performance pianist for Ricky Ian Gordon and Lynn Nottage’s chamber opera Intimate Apparel at the Lincoln Center Theater. Other recent performance venues include Bayreuth, Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, WQXR, the Kyoto Summer Music Festival, and National Sawdust. A two-time winner of the Juilliard Vocal Arts Honors Recital Auditions, he has been a fellow at SongFest and Aspen, as well as a Schwab Rising Star at Caramoor as part of the New York Festival of Song Emerging Artist Series. Reynolds has worked at the Metropolitan Opera and Lincoln Center Theater as an opera coach/répétiteur. He has given a series of lecture-performances at Columbia University (on Schubert’s Winterreise) and Union College in Schenectady (on Liszt’s Piano Sonata and thematic transformation). He has been on the faculties of the Internationale Meistersinger Akademie, William Paterson University, and the Mostly Modern Festival. Reynolds holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School.

In July 2020, Reynolds appeared in Lyric’s Lawrence Brownlee and Friends: The Next Chapter concert. In December 2020, he appeared in the Ryan Opera Center's virtual concert, Pasión Latina.


Ryan Opera Center Ensemble

Chris Reynolds cuenta con el patrocinio de Nancy Dehmlow, Loretta N. Julian y Philip G. Lumpkin

El pianista de primer año del Ryan Opera Center, Chris Reynolds, se ha hecho un nombre como solista y colaborador. Reynolds actualmente es candidato a doctorado en The Juilliard School. Recientemente concluyó su carrera como pianista de interpretación para la ópera de cámara Intimate Apparel de Ricky Ian Gordon y Lynn Nottage en el Lincoln Center Theatre. Otros lugares donde se ha presentado recientemente incluyen Bayreuth, Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, WQXR, el Festival de Música de Verano de Kyoto y National Sawdust. Ganador en dos ocasiones de las Audiciones de Recital de Honor de Juilliard Vocal Arts, ha sido miembro de SongFest y Aspen, así como Schwab Rising Star en Caramoor como parte de la Serie de Artistas Emergentes del Festival de la Canción de Nueva York. Reynolds ha trabajado en Metropolitan Opera y Lincoln Center Theatre como entrenador de ópera/répétiteur. Ha dado una serie de conferencias/presentaciones en la Universidad de Columbia (sobre Winterreise de Schubert) y en Union College en Schenectady (sobre la Sonata para piano de Liszt y la transformación temática). Ha estado en las facultades de la Internationale Meistersinger Akademie, la William Paterson University y el Mostly Modern Festival. Reynolds tiene una licenciatura y una maestría en música de The Juilliard School.


Last updated: December 4, 2020


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