Alan Schneider, tenor, has performed in opera, operetta, and music theatre productions with many groups in his native New England, including the North Shore Music Theatre, Opera New England, and Commonwealth Opera. Last season he made his Boston Lyric Opera debut as the Second Jew in Salome, and returned in September to sing the Comte de Lerme in Don Carlos.
Last fall, Mr. Schneider made his Jordan Hall debut with Boston Bel Canto
Opera, in what T.J. Medrek of the Boston Herald called "an especially
promising performance." Two seasons ago, he covered and performed
the role of Nanki-poo in The Mikado with the Huntington Theatre
This past summer, he took part in the Glimmerglass Opera Young American
Artists Program in Cooperstown, NY, appearing in Le nozze di Figaro
and Chabrier's L'Etoile. In the summer of 2000, he performed roles
in La Rondine, Ariadne auf Naxos , and Street Scene with
the Chautauqua Opera, and was chosen by that company to receive a Shoshana
Foundation Richard F. Gold Career Grant.
In addition to these stage works, Mr. Schneider has given a number of
recitals, in Massachusetts, New York and Georgia, and has appeared in
concerts with the Chautauqua and Omaha Symphonies.
He is an alumnus of The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and received
his Master's Degree from Boston University where he appeared as Acis in
Acis and Galatea, Reverend Pollard in Stephen Paulus' The Village
Singer, and as the Mayor in Albert Herring. Mr. Schneider is
currently a member of Boston University's Opera Institute.