Corey Crider

Baritone Corey Crider is an alumnus of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center and recently returned to the company as Malatesta in Don Pasquale. Additional recent highlights include Marcello in La bohème with the Munich Philharmonic and Arizona Opera, Sharpless in Madame Butterfly with Dayton Opera, and Escamillo in Carmen with Lyric Opera of Kansas City. His 2017-2018 season included Escamillo in Carmen with Madison Opera, Germont in La Traviata with Opera at DuPage, a return to Opera Roanoke as Marcello in La bohème, and Belshazzar’s Feast with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra. The 2018-2019 season brings Dancaïro in Carmen with The Dallas Opera, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore with Virginia Opera, the Captain in Florencia en el Amazonas with Pensacola Opera, and Germont in La Traviata with Opera on the James.