Anthony Robin Schneider ’17 · bass


Auckland, New Zealand and Vienna, Austria


B.M. in Music, the University of Auckland.


Grant winner, Gerda Lissner Foundation Lieder/ Art Song Competition, 2016; Grant winner, Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, 2016; Grant winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2016; Semi-finalist, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Mid-Atlantic), 2016; Third Place, Partners for the Arts, Inc., 2015; Encouragement Award, Gerda Lissner Foundation Leider/ Song Competition, 2015; Recipient of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Grant, 2015; Encouragement Award, Metropolitan Opea National Council Auditions, 2015; Philadelphia District Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2014; Main Prize and Audience Prize, North Shore Harmony Club, 2012; Finalist, New Zealand Aria Competition, 2012; Seamus Casey Memorial Scholarship Award, 2011; Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Awards, 2011.

Previous Roles

Banquo (cover), Macbeth, Glimmerglass Festival; Thibaut D’Arc, Maid of Orleans, Russian Opera Workshop; Bass Soloist, Handel’s Messiah, Philadelphia Orchestra; Doctor (cover), Macbeth, New Zealand Opera; Captain (cover), Eugene Onegin, New Zealand Opera; Secret Policeman, The Consul, Opera Factory.

Anthony gratefully acknowledges the support of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation.

Roles at AVA

Artist Website