November 2 - 22, 2019
Dead Man Walking
First-year Ryan Opera Center bass Anthony Reed is an alumnus of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Merola Opera Program. Reed was 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 Opera and Haydn's Creation with North Carolina Master Chorale. Additional roles in his repertoire include Sarastro/Die Zauberflöte, and Don Magnifico/La Cenerentola, among others. He has performed with GRAMMY Award-winning symphonies and some of the world’s most esteemed conductors including Nicola Luisotti, and Donald Runnicles. In Lyric’s 2019/20 season he sings Prison Guard #2/Dead Man Walking, Commissioner/Madama Butterfly, and Narumoff/The Queen of Spades.
Anthony Reed is sponsored by J. Thomas Hurvis.