American baritone Anthony Duke Eversole is an emerging artist in the Washington D.C. metropolitan region. Mr. Eversole’s “powerful voice” and “dominating presence” have brought him success on the operatic and concert stage. Noteworthy roles include Sharpless/Madama Butterfly, Ollie Jr./A Family Reunion, Falstaff/Falstaff, Thoas/Iphigénie en Tauride, Papageno/Die Zauberflöte, Gianni Schicchi/Gianni Schicchi, Sweeney Todd/Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Rambaldo/La rondine, Peter/Hansel & Gretel, Belcore/L’elisir d’amore, Vidal Hernando/Lusia Fernanda, and Top/The Tender Land.
Mr. Eversole’s solo experience in concert repertoire includes performances of the Brahms German Requiem, Fauré’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Haydn’s Nicolaimesse, Vaughan Williams’ Hodie and others. Eversole holds degrees from Utah State University (BM vocal performance, BME choral music education) and the University of Oklahoma (MM vocal performance). He is a current doctoral candidate in opera performance at the University of Maryland, as well as a member of the acclaimed Maryland Opera Studio. Upcoming engagements include Sharpless/Madama Butterfly with Ash Lawn Opera, as well as the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Oscar Hubbard in Marc Blitzstein’s Regina with the Maryland Opera Studio.