Anthony Reed


Bass Anthony Reed made his San Francisco Opera debut in various roles in 2015’s Les Troyens. He is a second-year San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow who performed Mayor of the Village (Jenůfa), The Speaker/Second Armored Man (The Magic Flute), Hans Schwartz (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) and Doctor Primus in Getty’s Usher House during the 2015-16 Season.  He was also a particpant of the 2014 Merola Opera Program. Roles in his repertory include Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Truffaldin (Ariadne auf Naxos), Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Dulcamara (L’Elisir d’Amore), Don Magnifico (La Cenerentola), and the Four Villains (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), among others. Reed received a 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Regional Encouragement Award and has been a young artist at the Wolf Trap Opera Studio and the Seagle Music Colony, in addition to his studies at the Curtis Institute of Music and the University of Wisconsin.