Photo credit: Andrew Bogard

Photo credit: Andrew Bogard

Anthony Robin Schneider is a trilingual (English, French and German) bass from Austria and New Zealand. He is a graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts, and the Houston Grand Opera Studio.

In his first season as a freelancer, Anthony made debuts with the Wiener Staatsoper (Ghost of Hector, Les Troyens), the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (Beethoven’s 9th Symphony), and the Cleveland Orchestra (Truffaldino, Ariadne auf Naxos). 

Last year, he performed with the Santa Fe Opera, starring as Truffaldino in Ariadne auf Naxos, as well as the Baron and Grand Inquisitor in Candide. The summer before, Anthony was a Filene Young Artist at Wolf Trap Opera, performing the Sacristan in Tosca and Fabrizio in Rossini's La pietra del paragone. Anthony sang Handel's Messiah in his Canadian debut with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in 2017.

In the coming months, Anthony will be debuting with Oper Frankfurt (Der Wirt, Der Ferne Klang). He is also returning to Wolf Trap Opera both as a Filene Young Artist (Der Tod in Der Kaiser von Atlantis) and as a soloist in their collaboration with Washington Concert Opera’s Le vin herbé singing the part of Duc de Hoël.

Anthony is a 2018-2019 Sullivan Foundation Award Winner, and a proud recipient of a Kiri te Kanawa Foundation Scholarship.