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April 21, 2013 Lindemann Young Artists

Photograph of tenor Anthony Kalil

Anthony Kalil

Tenor Anthony Kalil is in his first year with the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at The Metropolitan Opera. Most recently, Mr. Kalil made his Alice Tully Hall debut in a gala concert with the I Sing Beijing program, was the tenor soloist for Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, sang the role of Lensky in Eugene Onegin with Vashon Opera, and participated in the I Sing Beijing program in Beijing, China.

In the 2013-2014 season, Anthony Kalil will make his Met debut as the Young Man in Die Frau Ohne Schatten and as the 1st Armed Man in The Magic Flute. Career highlights include Rodolfo in La Bohème, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, Canio in I Pagliacci and Gabriel Von Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus.

In the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Mr. Kalil was awarded a prize as a Semi-Finalist. He is the winner of a 2013 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation and earned Second Prize in the Gerda Lissner Competition.

Originally from Goshen, Indiana, Anthony Kalil majored in music studies at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.


Photograph of pianist Bryan Wagorn

Bryan Wagorn

Bryan Wagorn, from Ottawa, Canada, is in his second year of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at The Metropolitan Opera. This season he is the rehearsal pianist and harpsichordist in the Met + Juilliard production of Così fan tutte conducted by Alan Gilbert. Recent career highlights include his recital debut at New York’s Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. He has also served as a staff pianist for the Steans Institute at the Ravinia Music Festival.

Mr. Wagorn has given two extensive tours under the auspices of the Jeunesses Musicales de Canada and toured China with Canada’s Tabaret Ensemble. He has performed for the Marilyn Horne Foundation, the Banff International Keyboard Festival, the Holland Music Sessions, and the Orford Centre for the Arts.

Since 2007 Bryan Wagorn has been on faculty of the National Arts Centre of Canada’s “Summer Music Institute” directed by Pinchas Zukerman, and he formerly taught at the Manhattan School of Music. Mr. Wagorn graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music with distinction and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Ottawa, a Master of Music Degree from the Mannes College of Music, and is a Doctoral Candidate in Musical Arts at the Manhattan School of Music


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