Lyric Opera of Chicago

Anthony Clark Evans

 Anthony Clark Evans headshot

Photo by Devon Cass.

Third-year Ryan Opera Center baritone Anthony Clark Evans, a native of Owensboro, Kentucky, was thrust onto the operatic scene as a Grand Finals winner of the 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions while working as a car salesman. Since then he has been awarded a career grant from the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, first prize in the Giulio Gari Foundation Vocal Competition, second prize in the Opera Index Vocal Competition, a prize from the American Opera Society, a Sara Tucker Study Grant, the Men's Voice Fellowship from the Luminarts Cultural Foundation, and, in 2015, first prize in the Marcello Giordani Foundation Competition and top prize in The Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition. He studied voice at Murray State University, where he portrayed Sir John Falstaff/Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor and was involved in various ensembles. The baritone was an apprentice artist with Opera in the Ozarks (Arkansas) in 2008 and was featured there as Marcello/La bohème and Pish-Tush/The Mikado. In recent seasons he gave his first professional recital in Lexington, Kentucky and debuted at the Ravinia Festival and with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. At Lyric Opera Evans has been heard in Otello (debut), Madama Butterfly, La traviata, Rusalka, Capriccio,  and Tosca. During the 2015-16 season he will perform in Wozzeck, Bel Canto, Der Rosenkavalier, and Roméo et Juliette.

Anthony Clark Evans is sponsored by Sanfred and Nancy Koltun and Richard W. Shepro and Lindsay E. Roberts.

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Ryan Opera Center 2015-2016 Ensemble

 

Sopranos       Mezzo-sopranos  
 Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi

Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi

 Diana Newman

Diana
Newman

 Laura Wilde

Laura
Wilde 

   Lindsay Metzger

Lindsay Metzger

 Annie Rosen

Annie
Rosen
 

Tenors        
 Alec Carlson

Alec
Carlson

 Jesse Donner

Jesse
Donner

 Jonathan Johnson

Jonathan Johnson

 Mingjie Lei

Mingjie
Lei

Baritones       Bass-baritone  
 Anthony Clark Evans

Anthony Clark Evans

 Takaoki Onishi

Takaoki
Onishi

   Richard Ollarsaba

Richard Ollarsaba
 

Basses     Pianist  
 Patrick Guetti

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Guetti

 Bradley Smoak

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Smoak

   Mario Marra

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