About Antonio Charles
Antonio Charles - Professional Summary:
Antonio Charles debuted at the Amarillo Opera in September 2012, singing the Registrar in the opera’s 25th anniversary presentation of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. Two months before, he had sung the role of Papageno, one of the lead roles, in a production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival in Waimea, Hawaii. Antonio Charles also sang a series of arias at weekly performances as a part of the Taos Opera Institute (TOI).
Antonio Charles spent two summers studying, traveling, and performing in Europe. During the summer of 2011, Charles received a scholarship, where he would later sing the role of Papageno in the academy’s presentation of The Magic Flute. For this production of Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), all roles were sung and spoken in German.
Antonio Charles played the role of a picador in the Cincinnati Opera production of Carmen in 2009. He has sung roles in collegiate productions, and in high school glee clubs and musicals. He performs regularly with his church choir and has participated in musical service opportunities at area nursing homes and senior centers. An athlete as well as a musician, Charles qualified for the Junior Olympics in cross-country and lettered in three sports during his high school career.
Antonio Charles - Interests:
Triathlon Training, Cooking, Church Choir, 5K runs