Adrian Angelico

Adrian Angelico

Dramatic Mezzo-Soprano

Specializes in Castrato/"trouser roles" but he also sings female roles in the mezzo range.
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«"A most promising debut and a career to watch with interest!”»
(Opera Britannia) (2017)
«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 (2017)
2017Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosDer Komponist
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino
2015Massenet: CendrillonPrince Charmant
2015Verdi: La TraviataFlora Bervoix
2015Strauss J.: Die FledermausPrinz Orlofsky
2014Francesconi: QuartettMarquise De Merteuil
2014Verdi: RigolettoMaddalena


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. The same year Angelico sang the title role in NORA–too late, a new opera by Du Wei and Jon Fosse with world premiere in Tianjin, China. Angelico debuted at the Bregenzer Festspiele in 2010, appearing in two new productions of Mieczysław 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.

Roles includes: Der Komponist (Ariadne auf Naxos), Le Prince Charmant (Cendrillon), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), 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.

Upcoming engangements: The Royal Opera, Stockholm (Oktavian, Der Rosenkavaler), Rouen Normandy Opera House (Quartet), Trento opera Lirica, (Quartet) and Spoleto Opera Festival, USA.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Der Komponist Immediately The Arctic Opera and Symphony Orchestra 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino 24 hours Den Norske Opera 2016
Massenet: Cendrillon Prince Charmant 1 week Lidal North International Opera Workshop 2015
Verdi: La Traviata Flora Bervoix 24 hours Royal Opera House 2015
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Prinz Orlofsky 1 week OscarsborgOperaen 2015