Andrew Bidlack

Tenor

Featured by Opera News as one of their ‘top 25 brilliant young artists’ (October 2015), tenor Andrew Bidlack is renowned for his interpretation of roles in contemporary opera, as well as his appearances in standard repertoire. Mr. Bidlack’s career highlights include Beppe I Pagliacci at the Metropolitan Opera; Almaviva Il barbiere di Siviglia and Arcadio Florencia en el Amazonas at Florida Grand Opera;  Tamino Die Zauberflöte at FGO and at Madison Opera; his highly lauded performances in the role of Bill Flight at Des Moines Metro Opera; the principal role of Rob Hall in Joby Talbot’s Everest, a role he sang again at Chicago Opera Theatre and at Austin Opera; also at COT his debut as Greenhorn Moby-Dick, a role he originally inaugurated in workshop performances during his tenure as an Adler Fellow at San Francisco Opera; and his UK debut at Welsh National Opera in Iain Bell’s In Parenthesis as Private John Ball directed by David Pountney and conducted by Carlo Rizzi with performances at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Future appearances include Doctor The Diving Bell and the Butterfly at Dallas Opera, and  Lyonnel Le Roi Arthus at BARD/Summerscape Opera.

“How fitting, though, that the most beautiful voice in the cast belonged to tenor Andrew Bidlack, who as the everyman Greenhorn stands as the story’s conscience and its most humane and vulnerable persona. By opera’s end, we believe that he has preserved at least a shred of the innocence that Ahab and this narrative otherwise have taken from him.”

Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune, 27 April 2019

“Exuding a cat-like coolness, Andrew Bidlack, as Andy, saunters around a bench area in Christopher Park and playfully eyes a man across the way that looks interested…Bidlack, convincingly told the story of a kid looking for love, who finds it on the Stonewall dance floor.”

Opera Wire, Jennifer Pyron, 24 June 2019

BARBER Vanessa (Anatol)
BELL In Parenthesis (John Ball*)

Stonewall (Andy)

BELLINI La sonnambula (Elvino)
BERLIOZ Béatrice et Bénédict (Bénédict)
BERNSTEIN Candide (Candide)
West Side Story (Tony)
BIZET Les pêcheurs des perles (Nadir)
CATÁN Florencia en el Amazonas (Arcadio)
DONIZETTI

 

 

 

 

DOVE

La fille du régiment (Tonio)
L’elisir d’amore (Nemorino)
Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo, Arturo)
Lucrezia Borgia (Gennaro)
Rita (Beppe)Flight (Bill)
GORDON

 

 

GRETRY

Morning Star (Irving Tashman*)

27 (Pablo Picasso et al)

 

Zémire et Azor (Azor)

HANDEL Acis and Galatea (Damon)
Alcina (Oronte)
Partenope (Emilio)
HEGGIE Moby-Dick (Greenhorn)
KORNGOLD Die tote Stadt (Graf Albert)
LEONCAVALLO I pagliacci (Beppe)
MAXWELL-DAVIES The Lighthouse (Sandy)
MOZART Bastien and Bastienna (Bastien)
Così fan tutte (Ferrando)
Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Belmonte)
Die Zauberflöte (Tamino)
Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio)
Zaide (Gomatz)
MUSSORGSKY Boris Godunov (Simpleton)
MUSTO The Inspector (Tancredi)
OFFENBACH La belle Hélène (Paris)
PASATIERI The Hotel Casablanca (Charles Carter*)
PORTMAN The Little Prince (Lamplighter/Drunkard/Quartet)
PREVIN A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Collector)
PUCCINI

 

PUTS

Gianni Schicchi (Rinuccio)
Manon Lescaut (Edmondo)Silent Night (Nikolaus Sprink)
RACHMANINOFF

RAVEL

Aleko (Young Gypsy)

L’heure espagnol (Gonsalve)

ROMBERG Prince Karl Franz (The Student Prince)
ROSSINI La cenerentola (Ramiro)
Otello (Rodrigo)
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Almaviva)
STRAUSS, J. Die Fledermaus (Alfred)
STRAUSS, R. Ariadne auf Naxos (Brighella)
Capriccio (Flamand)
Intermezzo (Baron Lummer)
STRAVINSKY The Rake’s Progress (Tom Rakewell)
TALBOT Everest (Rob Hall*)
TCHAIKOVSKY Iolanta (Almeric)
TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin (Lensky)
VERDI Falstaff (Fenton)
La traviata (Alfredo)
BACH, J.S. Weihnachtsoratorium
BELL London’s Fatal Fire
HANDEL The Messiah
Haydn The Creation
MENDELSSOHN Elijah
MOZART Requiem
ORFF Carmina Burana
Rossini Stabat Mater

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