Anthony Manzo enjoys performing in a broad variety of musical forums, despite the joys of traveling with a double bass! An artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Mr. Manzo is sought-after chamber musician who performs regularly at such noted venues as Lincoln Center in NYC, the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC, and Bay Chamber Concerts in Rockport, Maine. Mr. Manzo is the Solo Bassist of San Francisco’s New Century Chamber Orchestra, and previously was Solo Bassist with the Munich Chamber Orchestra. He has also served as guest principal bass with Camerata Salzburg in Austria during their residency at the Salzburg Festival, and two European tours as a soloist alongside bass/baritone Thomas Quasthoff in Mozart’s “Per questa bella mano”.
Mr. Manzo is also an active performer on period instruments, with groups including The Handel and Haydn Society of Boston and Philharmonia Baroque in San Francisco. Additionally, Mr. Manzo is a member of the double bass and chamber music faculty of the University of Maryland.