American tenor Ryan Capozzo is in his final season as a young artist with the Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Opera News has exclaimed that he is “generating genuine drama.” In Chicago for the 2023-2024 season Ryan has sung the role of Steuermann in Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer, and will cover the roles of Števa in Janáček’s Jenůfa and Howie Albert in Terence Blanchard’s Champion. Elsewhere, he will sing excerpts from Carmen as Don José with the Schauspielhaus Zürich for his European debut.
In the 2022-2023 season, Ryan Capozzo sang Remendado in Carmen with the Lyric Opera of Chicago as part of the Ryan Opera Center and participated in the Ryan Opera Center’s Rising Stars concert. He also joined the Berkshire Opera Festival for their Spring Concert To Paris with Love and collaborated with the Georg Solti Accademia in Italy.Read more
“The strongly sung Steersman of Ryan Capozzo, a second-year member of Lyric’s Ryan Opera Center, revealed a young lyric tenor of bright promise.”