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."
In October, Rick is covering Commendatore in DON GIOVANNI with Long Island Lyric Opera.
Most recently, Rick appeared as Commendatore in DON GIOVANNI 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.