Anthony Reed


Bass Anthony Reed is a second-year member of the Ryan Opera Center and an alumnus of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Merola Opera Program. Reed was recently seen at Wolf Trap Opera as Frère Laurent/Roméo et Juliette.  A former Adler Fellow with San Francisco Opera, his highlights on stage there include King of Egypt/Aida, Speaker/Die Zauberflöte, and Dottore Grenvil/La traviata. Reed recently sang Don Basilio/Il barbiere di Siviglia with Annapolis Operaand Haydn's Creation with North Carolina Master Chorale.  Additionally, his repertory encompasses such major roles as Sarastro/Die Zauberflöte, and Don Magnifico/La Cenerentola, among others.  He has performed with GRAMMY Award-winning symphony orchestras and some of the world’s most esteemed conductors including Nicola Luisotti, and Donald Runnicles. In Lyric’s 2019/20 season, Reed sang Prison Guard #2/Dead Man Walking, Commissioner/Madama Butterfly, and Narumoff/The Queen of Spades.

In 2020/21, Reed sings Witness 3, etc./Lessons in Love and Violence (canceled),Sciarrone/Tosca (canceled), 2nd Philistine/Samson et Dalila, Keeper of the Madhouse/The Rake’s Progress.

Anthony Reed is sponsored by J. Thomas Hurvis.

Photo: Kyle Flubacker