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 is scheduled to appear as Voce in IDOMENEO in Crete in November 2021.

Most recently, Rick performed as Hanezo in L'AMICO FRITZ with Teatro Grattacielo at both the Phoenecia International Festival of the Voice and the NYC Ellen Stewart Theater; 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; appeared as Doctor Boroff in FEDORA with Teatro Grattacielo; as Simone in GIANNI SCHICCHI with Regina Opera; as Benoit and Alcindoro in LA BOHEME with MidAtlantic Opera; appeared as Police Chief Bimson in the world premiere of THE SILK CITY by Francesco Santelli with Garden State Opera; covered the roles of Kings Marcellus and Hjalmar in the world premiere of PRINCESS MALEINE by Whitney George with Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble; appeared as Old Gypsy in IL TROVATORE with Regina Opera; and appeared as Benoit and Alcindoro in LA BOHEME and reprised his appearance as Trader in SCROOGE, all with Amore Opera.

Other notable roles include Commendatore in DON GIOVANNI; Doctor Grenvil in LA TRAVIATA; Zuniga in CARMEN; Antonio and Bartolo in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO; and Bogdonowitsch in THE MERRY WIDOW.