Ellen Leslie, soprano
Andrew Pardini, baritone
Extolled by the Baltimore Sun for his “robust work” and by DC Metro Theater Arts for “a heart-stopping, high voltage bass-baritone voice,” Andrew Thomas Pardini continues to win audiences with his vibrant tone and thrilling character portrayals. Andrew is thrilled to be making his company and European debuts with BCCO.
He recently made his company debut as Schaunard in La bohème at The Festival of the Atlantic; company and role debuts as Tobias Mill in La cambiale di matrimonio, and as Third Nobleman and Telramund (cover) in Lohengrin,
at Opera Southwest; and his role debut as Schaunard at Salt Marsh Opera. This past summer, Andrew made his company debut as Father in Hänsel und Gretel at Bar Harbor Music Festival Opera Theatre, and his role debut as Emperor
Overall in The Emperor of Atlantis at The In Series. During the 2017–18 season, Andrew made role debuts as Marco in Gianni Schicchi and Buoso’s Ghost at OperaDelaware; company and role debuts as Zurga
in Les pêcheurs de perles at Winter Opera Saint Louis; and company and role debuts as Albert in Werther at Baltimore Concert Opera and OperaDelaware, in addition to appearing as Bass soloist in Messiah at Bach
In Baltimore and as Baritone soloist in Ein deutsches Requiem at Crescent Choral Society. Upcoming engagements during the 2019–20 season include role debuts as Silvio in Pagliacci at Salt Marsh Opera, as well as Monterone
in Rigoletto and Edmund Bertram in Mansfield Park at Opera Modesto.
A native of Modesto, California, Andrew is based in the New York metropolitan area. For more information, please visit www.andrewthomaspardini.com.