Anthony Roth Costanzo
Anthony Roth Costanzo performances in opera and concert venues began in 1994 with his participation in the Lincoln Center production of Amahl and the Night Visitors. In 1994 he also played Amahl with the Opera Company of North Carolina.
Anthony went on to what the New York Times labeled a triumphant performance as Miles in the New Jersey Opera Festival production of The Turn of the Screw, and subsequently appeared with Luciano Pavarotti in the Academy of Music Opera Extravaganza. He has also been featured soloist with the orchestras of Indianapolis, Alabama, Detroit and performed as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra at both the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall in John Corigliano's A Dylan Thomas Trilogy.
As a young adult, Anthony Roth Costanzo has maintained his soprano voice, and recently sang the roles of Cherubino in the Santa Barbara Opera production of The Marriage of Figaro(1/2000) and sang as the Master of Ceremonies in Karole Armitage's Casanovain Italy (5-6/2000). Last Christmas he sang in a concert with the National Symphony at Kennedy Center. He sang the roles of Witch #1 and Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas with Spoleto Festival USA spring 2001. Mr. Costanzo recently added film acting to his repertoire and made his film debut in the supporting role of Francis in the Merchant Ivory production of A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries.
Anthony Roth Costanzo earned coast to coast acclaim for his performance in this role as well as the nomination for Best Debut Performance for the 1999 Independent Spirit Awards. Mr. Costanzo is 19 years old, has graduated from The Professional Children's School in New York City and last Fall began his studies at Princeton University.