Anthony Gullo is an operatic Lyric Baritone who has performed in operas such as Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Four Villains), Carmen (Escamillo), Le nozze di Figaro (title role), Aida (Ramfis), Don Giovanni (Leporello), Falstaff (Ford), and La cenerentola (Alidoro) through the Midwest Institute of Opera.Additionally, Anthony participated in the World Premiere of Griffin Candey's new opera Sweets by Kate, singing the role of Joe Brigmann. Anthony has also performed in the operetta HMS Pinafore (Captain Corcoran) through Vermillion Players and in Die Fledermaus (Falke), and Amahl and the Night Visitors (Melchior) at Carthage College.
Anthony has had numerous musical theatre roles through Vermillion Players and Carthage College Theatre including Albert in Bye Bye Birdie and Hucklebee in The Fantasticks. February 2019 sees Anthony performing in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change. Anthony has been chosen to direct productions with Vermillion Players as well, directing The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in May, 2014, The Producers in 2017, Bingo! The Winning Musical in 2018, and will be adding Guys and Dolls to his directorial and conducting credits in 2019. Anthony served as the pit orchestra conductor for all of the above productions and for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers in 2016.
He has also sung in, directed, or served as administrator for various choirs including the Carthage College Choir, Lincoln Chamber Singers, St. John’s Church Choir in Flanagan, IL, and Illinois State University Civic Chorale. Anthony has been featured in the Illinois State Civic Chorale as a Baritone soloist in Durufle's Requiem, Rutter's Mass for the Children, and as a Bass Soloist in Handel's Messiah.
Anthony has a bachelor of arts in vocal performance from Carthage College and is a current student of John M. Koch.