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Mr. Anthony has quickly established himself as a dynamic stage director on the operatic scene with his energetic, gritty, and physical style of work. Following recent engagements with Opera Omaha and Annapolis OperaMr. Anthony’s 2023-2024 season sees a return to Knoxville Opera with Viardot's Cendrillon, and continues with collaborations with Opera Roanoke, Pensacola Opera, and Opera Tampa.

DIRECTOR

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JANIEC OPERA COMPANY

Director of Opera

KNOXVILLE OPERA 

Producing Director

In addition to his regular schedule of engagements on the regional opera scene, Mr. Anthony holds a permanent position as the Director of Opera for Brevard Music Center's Janiec Opera Company, and was appointed as the Producing Director for Knoxville Opera in 2022. 

PRODUCTION HIGHLIGHTS

FROM PREVIOUS SEASONS

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GLORY DENIED

Knoxville Opera

MAN OF LA MANCHA

Amarillo Opera

THE STUDENT PRINCE

Winter Opera of St. Louis

SEMIRAMIDE

Opera Delaware

DEAD MAN WALKING

Pensacola Opera

AIDA

Pensacola Opera

FALSTAFF

Opera Delaware

LA TRAVIATA

Pensacola Opera

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

Nashville Opera

CARMEN

Tulsa Opera

GLORY

DENIED

Fort Worth Opera Festival

I PAGLIACCI

Shreveport Opera

TOSCA

Florentine Opera Company

REPERTOIRE LIST

REP

OPERA

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Aida

Albert Herring

Carmen

Cavalleria Rusticana

Cendrillon (Viardot)

Die Zauberflöte

Don Giovanni

Falstaff

Gianni Schicchi

Hansel and Gretel

I Pagliacci

Il barbiere di Siviglia

L'Elisir d'Amore

La Bohème

La tragédie de Carmen

La Traviata

Le nozze di Figaro

Les Contes d'Hoffman

Madama Butterfly

Manon Lescaut

Rigoletto

Semiramide

Suor Angelica

The Rake's Progress

The Turn of the Screw

Tosca

AMERICAN OPERA
*denotes world premiere

After Life/Josephine (Cipullo) 
Amahl and the Night Visitors 
Bernstein Mass 
Dead Man Walking 
Falling Angel (Searce) * 
Glory Denied (Cipullo) 
Mayo (Cipullo) * 
Sacco and Vanzetti (Coppola) 
Speed Dating Tonight! (Anthony/Ching) 
Street Scene 
Susannah 
The Ballad of Baby Doe 
The Face on the Barroom Floor 
The Medium
Trouble in Tahiti 

OPERETTA & MUSICAL THEATER

Candide 
Die Fledermaus 
HMS Pinafore 
Into the Woods 
Man of La Mancha 
Student Prince 
Sweeney Todd 
The Fantasticks 
The Merry Widow 
The Pirates of Penzance 
The Threepenny Opera 

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