Zachary Rioux · tenor

AVA Second-year Resident Artist

Hometown

Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada

Education

Bachelor of Music, Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music 2019

Competitions

Second place, The Mario Lanza Competition, 2019; Gold Award (High Distinction), Berlin International Music Competition, 2019; The Sir Edmund Walker Dorothy Isabella Webb Trust Scholarship, The Glenn Gould School, (2019-20); Professional Development Grant, The New Brunswick Arts Board, (2019-20); Gold Award, Vienna International Music Competition, (2019); First Place, Elite International Music Competition, (2019); Third Place, The Glenn Gould School’s Chamber Competition, (2019); The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Family Scholarship, The Glenn Gould School, (2019); Louis Quilico Scholarship, International Resource Centre for Performing Artists’ The New Singing Stars, (2019)

Roles at AVA

Basilio, Le nozze di Figaro 

Previous Roles

Tamino, Die Zauberflöte, with Glenn Gould School Opera, BrottOpera and Toronto City Opera; Blind, Die Fledermaus, Glenn Gould School Opera; Marquis, The Ghosts of Versailles, The Glimmerglass Festival; Gastone (cover), La traviata, The Glimmerglass Festival

Roles at AVA