“Anthony Flaum’s winning smile
and easy top notes”
The Stage | George Hall
“Anthony Flaum, […] acted the soldier with winning charm and a hugely expressive face…”
The Times | Simon Thompson
Anthony Flaum is a London born lyric tenor who has had an unusual route into the industry. He originally studied Business & German at the University of Nottingham and then entered full-time employment in the financial world. His musical career began in 2005/2006 when he studied Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music. Since 2010, he has concentrated on developing his classical tenor voice and was chosen to join the "Singers of the Future" programme run by the National Opera Studio (NOS) in 2011. He completed the full-time course at the NOS in 2013. During his year of study, he was kindly sponsored by English National Opera and generously supported by Grange Park Opera, the John Wates Foundation, the Nicholas Boas Charitable Trust, the Robert Vivian Trust and Michael Ward. He was awarded the Nicholas John Fellowship award for outstanding merit during his year at the NOS.
His operatic credits include; Borsa Rigoletto, Cover Prince/Manservant/Marquis Lulu, Cover David The Mastersingers of Nuremberg & Cover Nemorino Elixir of Love (English National Opera), Antonio Opera Highlights and Macduff Macbeth (Scottish Opera), Roderigo Otello, Tybalt Romeo et Juliette, Lensky Eugene Onegin, Tschekalinski Piques Dames (Grange Park Opera), Nemorino L'elisir d'amore (Northern Ireland Opera, Nevill Holt and Opera Theatre Company), Rodolfo La Bohème & Pinkerton Madama Butterfly (Iford Arts), Gonzalve L'heure espagnole (Mid Wales Opera), Aroldo Aroldo (UC Opera), Scaramuccio Ariadne auf Naxos, (Opera Project at West Green House), Don Jose Carmen, Rodolfo La Bohème, Lensky Eugene Onegin and Don Ottavio Don Giovanni (OperaUpClose), Cover Biederman The Arsonists (Independent Opera at Sadlers Wells), Raoul La Vie Parisienne, Headstrong/Hermosa The Tales of Offenbach, Pluto Orpheus in the Underworld, Frederic Parson's Pirates (Opera Della Luna), Tamino The Magic Flute (Oxford Opera), Soloist Prisoner Zaide (Classical Opera Company), Paris La Belle Hélène (New Sussex Opera) and Alfredo La Traviata (Merry Opera UK tour). Anthony was also very proud to be a part of Pimlico Opera’s 2012 prison project at HMP Erlestoke where he played the role of Jean Valjean in their production of Les Miserables.
Operetta and musical theatre roles include; Motel Kamzoyl Fiddler on the Roof (Grange Park Opera), Henrik A Little Night Music (Opera Project at West Green House), Captain Fitzbattleaxe Utopia Limited, Nanki-Poo The Mikado and Frederic The Pirates of Penzance (National G&S Company), Dracula Hell-Sing (Bloomsbury Theatre, London), Basil Come Dancing (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Casanova Casanova (King’s Head Theatre), DH Lawrence Scandalous (Nottingham Playhouse), Beast Beauty and the Beast" (Kirkcaldy, Scotland), and Guido Nine (RAM) amongst others. He has also sung for various charities and private institutions such as Rolls Royce, the RAC Club, National Liberal Club Whitehall and the Duchess of York as well as with celebrated orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic and the BBC Concert Orceshtra.
He is also passionate about education in the arts and regularly holds school workshops on opera and theatre.
Most recently, Anthony has started his own opera theatre company in Hastings - Prologue Opera. Check their website for details of the inaugural production in November 2022 of Becoming Carmen.
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