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Anthony Flaum

Tenor

Anthony Flaum is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio, in London. His studies were generously supported by English National Opera and the John Wates Foundation. Anthony began his professional life in banking before progressing to his vocal studies.

Highlights in recent seasons include Roderigo in Otello for Grange Park Opera; Edgar King Lear at The Grange Festival, directed by Keith Warner; The Soldier The Soldier’s Tale at the Edinburgh International Festival; Tamino The Magic Flute for Oxford Opera; and Trémolini The Princess of Trébizonde and Paris La belle Hélène for New Sussex Opera.

Operatic roles include Borsa in Jonathan Miller’s production of Rigoletto (English National Opera); Macduff Macbeth and the Opera Highlights Tour (Scottish Opera); Nemorino L’elisir d’amore (Nevill Holt Opera and Northern Ireland Opera); Tybalt Roméo et Juliette, Lensky Eugene Onegin, Chekalinsky The Queen of Spades and Motel Kamzoyl Fiddler on the Roof (Grange Park Opera); Gonzalve L’heure espagnol for (Mid Wales Opera); Pinkerton Madame Butterfly and Rodolfo La bohème for Iford Arts; Scaramuccio Ariadne auf Naxos (West Green House Opera); Raoul La Vie ParisienneHeadstrong/Hermosa The Tales of Offenbach, Pluto Orpheus in the Underworld, Frederic Parson’s Pirates (Opera della Luna); and the title role in Verdi’s Aroldo (UC Opera). For OperaUpClose he was the first Rodolfo in their critically acclaimed production of La bohème, with subsequent roles including Lensky Eugene Onegin, Don José Carmen and Don Ottavio Don Giovanni.

Roles understudied include Prince/Marquis/Manservant Lulu, David The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Nemorino The Elixir of Love, and Orpheus Orpheus in the Underworld (English National Opera) and Bill in Jonathan Dove’s Flight (Scottish Opera).

Anthony has sung with various ensembles including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Concert Orchestra at Proms and galas concerts, most notably in Fiddler on the Roof at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.

Steven Swales Artist Management represents Anthony Flaum worldwide

Reviews

Roderigo / Otello / Grange Park Opera / 2022
“A solidly supportive cast includes… Anthony Flaum’s foppish Roderigo”
(The Telegraph)

“Anthony Flaum was a convincingly dapper yet lovelorn Roderigo…”
(MusicOMH)

“Anthony Flaum’s suave Roderigo…”
(Opera Today)


Trémolini / The Princess of Trébizonde / New Sussex Opera / 2021
Pierrot turned butler Tremolini, a role Anthony Flaum delivers with extraordinary savoir faire: he seems born to do this material.
(The Stage)

“Anthony Flaum’s elegant and emollient Tremolini”
(Opera)


Soldier / The Soldier’s Tale / Edinburgh International Festival / 2021
“Anthony Flaum, […] acted the soldier with winning charm and a hugely expressive face…”
(The Times)

“Flaum balanced bravado and vulnerability nicely as the naive recruit…”
(The Telegraph)

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