Archie Richter, tenor, has performed in
more than 35 operatic and musical theatre
productions on professional stages across the
country. After receiving his Bachelor of Music
degree from Simpson College he went on to earn a
Master of Music in Vocal Music Performance from
the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004.
While at the University of Nebraska, Mr. Richter
appeared on Nebraska Public Television
while performing the role of Lou in the world
premiere of Tyler White’s opera
an opera based on the Willa Cather novel.
It was during his time at UNL that Mr.
Richter began performing professionally with
some of the most respected and prestigious
Apprentice Artist Programs in the country,
including: Utah Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera,
Utah Festival Opera and Central City Opera.
These apprentice artist opportunities
served as a springboard for his career as a
professional character tenor.
Mr. Richter has performed as a principle
artist with Nevada Opera, Mobile Opera,
Pensacola Opera, New Orleans Opera Association,
Opera Louisiane, and Des Moines Metro Opera in
roles such as Rev. Paris and Giles Corey in
The Crucible, Goro in Madame
Butterfly, Bardolfo in
Fledermaus, Sellem in
Progress, Little Bat in
Sir Joseph Porter in
Pinafore, King Kaspar in
the Night Visitors, and Monostatos in
Recently Mr. Richter made his New Orleans
opera debut as the Third Jew in
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