BIOGRAPHY

"HE SANG WITH AN INTENSE IDEALISM. HIS VOICE IS IDEALLY SUITED FOR STRAUSS’ TROUSER ROLES, WITH A BURNISHED CHEST REGISTER AND A GLEAMING TOP."

Bachtrack (Ariadne auf Naxos)

"ANGELICO POSSESSES A FEROCIOUS LOWER REGISTER BUT CAN STILL HIT PENETRATING HIGH NOTES, WHILE HIS VOICE HAS A BRASSY BURNISH."

WDA Radio, USA (Spoleto festival)

ANGELICO POSSESES A STUNNING MEZZO-SOPRANO VOICE, CLEAR, LYRICAL, BOLD, FLEXIBLE. IT WAS A THRILL TO HEAR IT SOAR TO THE TOP OF ITS RANGE AND DIVE DEEP INTO A CHESTY LOWER REGISTER"

The post and Courier (Spoleto Festival USA)

Adrian Angelico debuted at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in 2014, singing the Marquise de Merteuil in John Fulljames’s new production of Quartett in the Linbury Studio Theatre. The year after he was invited back to sing Flora in Richard Eyre’s production of La Traviata on the main stage.

Angelico debuted at the Bregenzer Festspiele in 2010, appearing in two new productions of Mieczys┼éaw Weinberg’s operas Die Passagierin and Das Portrait. Other important debuts include his british operatic stage debut in English Touring Opera’s production of Flavio. In 2017 he went on tour with Covent Gardens production of Quartett. (Rouen, Trento and Spoleto Festival, USA).

 

Roles includes:

Der Komponist (Ariadne auf Naxos), Octavian (Rosenkavalier), Le Prince Charmant (Cendrillon), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Prinz Orlovsky (Die Fledermaus), The Fox (The Cunning Little Vixen),and Vitige in Handel’s Flavio.
 

His concert appearances include Peer Gynt with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s Symphony no.9 with NDR and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mozarts Requiem, The Messiah, Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle and St John Passion.
 

Recent engangements:

- Octavian, in Sir David McVicar's production of "Der Rosenkavalier"
- Octavian, in Christoph Loy's production of "Der Rosenkavalier" (Kungliga Operan, Stockholm).

Upcoming engagements:
- Der Komponist, (Ariadne auf Naxos) at Festival of the Aegean
- Cherubino, in Stephen Langridge's production of "Le Nozze di Figaro" (Gothenburg Opera)
- Hänsel, in Hänsel und Gretel (sung in norwegian) at Den Norske Opera, Oslo).