Anthony Clark Evans
Manager: William G. Guerri
Management Territory: Worldwide
Rising American baritone Anthony Clark Evans makes major debuts in the 2016-2017 season, firstly as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with the San Francisco Opera. Later in the season, he makes his Metropolitan Opera debut as the Huntsman in Rusalka while also covering Riccardo in I Puritani. Last season, Mr. Evans made debuts with San Diego Opera as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly and with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Marcello in La bohème. He returned to Lyric Opera of Chicago to create the role of Simon Thibault in the world premiere of . . . Bel Canto, adapted from Ann Patchett’s bestselling novel into an opera by composer Jimmy Lopez and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Nilo Cruz.
Mr. Evans recently completed a two-year tenure at Lyric Opera of Chicago’s prestigious Ryan Opera Center, where he has been heard as Montano in Otello for his debut with the company, Yamadori (Sharpless cover) in Madama Butterfly, the Jailer in Tosca (while covering the Sacristan), the Servant in Capriccio (while covering the Count), the Hunter (Gamekeeper cover) in Rusalka, Commissario (Baron and Marquis cover) in La traviata, and covers of Leporello in Don Giovanni, Wolfram in Tannhäuser, and Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Recent concert engagements include Faure’s Requiem with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and his Ravinia Festival debut singing in Bernstein’s Songfest with Ensemble dal Niente. In the summer of 2014, he performed Leporello in Don Giovanni in the Ryan Opera Center’s Workshop, as well as sang the Theatre Director in Les mamelles de Tirésias with the Chicago Civic Orchestra.