Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo began performing professionally at the age of 11 and has since appeared in opera, concert, recital, film, and on Broadway. Recently named 2019 Musical America Vocalist of the Year, Mr. Costanzo returns this season to the Met in the title role in Akhnaten (which will be broadcast live to movie theaters around the world as part of the Met Opera’s Live in HD series), stars in the critically acclaimed production of Aci, Galatea e Polifemo in San Francisco with Philharmonia Baroque (which he originally produced for National Sawdust in 2017), and appears in recital at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC and in concert with Les Violons du Roy and with The English Concert on tour in both Europe and the US.
Mr. Costanzo is an exclusive recording artist with Decca Gold. His first album, ARC: Glass/Handel, a collection of arias by Handel and Phillip Glass with Les Violons du Roy, was released in September 2018 and nominated for the 2019 GRAMMY Award for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album. With the album, he produced the multi-disciplinary performance installation Glass Handel, involving artists like Tilda Swinton, George Condo, and Raf Simons, and creating 9 music videos that were released as a visual album on Apple Music.
Costanzo has appeared with many of the world’s leading opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Los Angeles Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, Dallas Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Spoleto Festival USA, Glimmerglass Festival, and Finnish National Opera.
In concert he has sung with the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Boston Baroque, Berlin Philharmonic, NDR at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, and the London Symphony Orchestra, among others. He has also been presented in recital in Vancouver, at Princeton University Concerts and Duke Performances, and at the Morgan Library in New York. He has performed at a wide-ranging variety of venues including Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Versailles, the Kennedy Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Sawdust, Minamiza Kyoto, Joe’s Pub, the Guggenheim, the Park Avenue Armory, and Madison Square Garden.