I’m very happy to announce another member of the HSOW Faculty for this summer, Dr. Anthony P. Radford, Assistant Professor of Music, Voice and Opera at California State University, Fresno.
Canadian bass-baritone Anthony P. Radford has been singing professionally for over 20 years in opera, oratorio, and recital. Dr. Radford currently serves as the Coordinator of Vocal Studies at California State University, Fresno where he also directs the Fresno State Opera Theatre. Previously he was on the voice faculty of the University of Lethbridge, Concordia University-Seward and York College Nebraska. He has performed with Opera California, Opera Omaha, Opera in Concert (Toronto), Washington Opera Outreach, and Odyssey Opera Theatre. His performing has taken him across the globe to perform in such venues as the Washington National Cathedral, St. Peter’s Basilica Rome, Jordan Hall, Roy Thompson Hall, the Snape Maltings and the Jubilee Hall in Aldeburgh. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the National Opera Association and was the founder and president of the Lethbridge Medicine Hat NATS Chapter. In 2010 his article “Mozart’s First Figaro, a vocal profile of Francesco Benucci” appeared in the Journal of Singing. He has presented at numerous conferences and is in demand as an adjudicator and master class clinician. Dr. Radford holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University, a Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He currently lives in the historic Tower District in Fresno, California.
Dr Radford will give a masterclass and will also be singing the roles of Crespel and Luther in Les contes d’Hoffmann with us this summer. I’m honoured to welcome such a distinguished educator, director and singer to HSOW and know we’ll all enjoy working with him!