Rick Agster is an operatic bass based in New York City. Audiences thrill to Rick's 6'5" height, dramatic flair, "excellent comic relief" and "warm basso voice and persona."
Rick will appear in April as Captain Corcoran in UTOPIA LIMITED with Utopia Opera; in May as Zuniga in CARMEN at the Cultural Center Heraklion, Crete; in June as Commendatore in DON GIOVANNI; and in October as Aruspice in LA VESTALE with Teatro Grattacielo.
Most recently, Rick appeared as Commendatore in DON GIOVANNI with Light Opera of New Jersey and with Camerata Bardi in Syros and Rhodes, Greece and the Phoenecia International Festival of the Voice; as Bernabo in GIULIETTA E ROMEO by Zandonai with Teatro Grattacielo; as Police Chief Bimson in THE SILK CITY with Garden State Opera; as Voce in IDOMENEO with Camerata Bardi in Heraklion, Crete; as Hanezo in L'AMICO FRITZ with Teatro Grattacielo at both the Phoenecia International Festival of the Voice and in New York City; as Voce in a "breve" version of IDOMENEO at various cultural and historical sites throughout the island of Crete; as Bass Soloist in MESSIAH with Camerata Bardi; as Doctor Boroff in FEDORA with Teatro Grattacielo; and as Simone in GIANNI SCHICCHI with Regina Opera.
Other notable roles include Benoit and Alcindoro in LA BOHEME; Doctor Grenvil in LA TRAVIATA; Zuniga in CARMEN; Antonio and Bartolo in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO; and Bogdonowitsch in THE MERRY WIDOW.