“Super-cool, multi-talented and dauntlessly adventurous American countertenor” (The Telegraph) Anthony Roth Costanzo returns to Boston for an all-new recital program with pianist Bryan Wagorn.
A recent Grammy Award winner for his fearless and stunning portrayal of the title character in Philip Glass’ Akhnaten, Anthony Roth Costanzo has drawn public and critical acclaim for his unforgettable performances and the brilliance, power, and agility of his voice.
Costanzo’s recital, a new program for the upcoming season, promises dramatic commitment and incisive characterizations; “very few singers can bring such high-caliber acting to a concert appearance,” wrote Opera News.
Costanzo has been a frequent and welcome presence on Boston stages in recent seasons, starring in concert and semi-staged opera presentations from nearly opposite ends of the concert repertoire. He has taken the title role with Boston Baroque in Handel’s Amadigi and appeared at Jordan Hall with Odyssey Opera / Boston Modern Orchestra Project as Dionysus, the central figure in John Corigliano’s The Lord of Cries, a story that overlays the story of Euripides’ The Bacchae on Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Canadian pianist Bryan Wagorn, an assistant conductor at the Metropolitan Opera and a sought-after collaborative pianist and vocal coach, makes his Celebrity Series debut alongside Costanzo.
“Vocally brilliant and dramatically fearless ”The New York Times