Pianist and Coach Anthony V. Manoli has worked with some of the leading opera companies throughout the world including the Theatre Des Champs-Elysees, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Opera Lausanne and L’Opera Du Rhin as assistant conductor and coach. In addition, the Spoleto Festival in both Italy and the United States, The Los Angeles Opera, The Washington National Opera, Opera New England, Lake George Opera Festival and L’Opera Francais de New York have engaged him as both conductor and pianist/coach. Other duties for Mr. Manoli include prompting for The Washington National Opera and the Palau De Les Arts, Valencia Spain. He is summer faculty for Dolora Zajick’s Institute for Young Dramatic Voices and the CoOPERAtive program at Westminster Choir College/Ryder University. Mr. Manoli was a Fellowship coach at the Tanglewood Festival and has worked with conductors such as Leonard Slatkin, Seiji Ozawa, Claudio Abbado, Robert Shaw, Sir Andrew Davis, Richard Bonygne and Sir Colin Davis. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Mirella Freni, Jose Carreras, Rockwell Blake, Edita Gruberova and Barbara Frittoli are just some of the singers with whom he has worked.
Mr. Manoli has given master classes in London, France for the Fondation Royaumont, Denver Opera, USC School of Music and more recently at the SIVAM Institute in Mexico City. He received his musical training at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Juilliard School where he was a staff member. His teachers have included Patricia Zander and Herbert Stessin for piano studies and Alberta Masiello for opera studies.
Mr. Manoli has coached for the Domingo-Cafritz Washington National Opera’s Young Artist Program and has worked for the Los Angeles Opera’s Young Artist Program. He has also worked at the Canadian Opera Companies Young Artist Ensemble and for the New National Theater’s Young Artist Program in Tokyo where he conducted a series of concerts. He is a faculty member of the Mannes College of Music in New York City where he lives and maintains an active coaching studio. He appears frequently in recital with prominent singers worldwide and has been seen on the A&E channel in performance with Mezzo-Soprano Dolora Zajick along with performances on television throughout Asia with Soprano YoungOk Shin, performances in the United States and Mexico with Tenor David Lomeli and with Sondra Radvanovsky in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Spain. He is an associate producer for recordings that appear on the Telarc and Naxos labels and is heard on the soundtrack for the Miramax film “The Talented Mr. Ripley.”