Andrew Costello, Bass-baritone/Heldenbaritone

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ANDREW COSTELLO
BASS-BARITONE HELDENBARITON
“Andrew Costello filled the auditorium with a deep rich sound and
his voice opened up beautifully under the influence of that gorgeous
melody.”
Voce di Meche (2014)
As Scarpia in Tosca
FUTURE PERFORMANCES AND ROLES PERFORMED
 São Paolo Theater, 2016 Soloist Tribute to Carlos Gomes
 Opera Dolce, 2015 Soloist Ocean’s Apart, Wagner and Gomes United Music
 Carnegie Hall, 2014 Soloist To Be Certain of the Dawn
 Opera Dolce, 2012 – 2013 Soloist Homage to Antonio Carlos Gomes
 Greenbrier Resort, 2010 – 2011 Soloist Opera Goes to the Movies
 Des Moines Metro Opera, 2009 Scarpia Tosca
 Bechstein Hall (New York), 2008 Holländer Der Fliegende Holländer
 Tiroler Festival (Austria), 2007 Wotan Das Rheingold
 Mecklenburg Theater, 2004 – 2006 Four Villains Tales of Hoffmann
Jochanaan Salome
 Des Moines Metro Opera, 2004 Alidoro La Cenerentola
 Mecklenburg Theater, 2002 Bluebeard Bluebeard’s Castle
Alfio Cavalleria Rusticana
 Des Moines Metro Opera, 2002 Jochanaan Salome
 Stadttheater Giessen, 1999 – 2002 Escamillo Carmen
Mephisto La Damnation de Faust
Four Villains Tales of Hoffmann
Pizarro Fidelio
Grand Prêtre Samson et Dalila
Mephisto Faust (Spohr)
Basilio Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Premysl Šárka (Janácek)
Hopkins Machinist Hopkins (Brand)
Vampyr Der Vampyr (Marschner)
 Zürich Opera, 1998 – 1999 Alvaro and Trombonok Viaggio
ORATORIO
Beethoven’s Ninth, Verdi Requiem, Ein Deutsches Requiem, Messiah, Mozart Requiem, To Be Certain of the Dawn (Paulus)
RADIO
Hessischer Rundfunk, 2000 Guilbert Der Templer und die Jüdin (Marschner)
ROLES PREPARED
Amonasro Aida, Don Giovanni Don Giovanni, Figaro Le Nozze di Figaro, Hans Sachs Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg,
Wotan Die Walküre, Wotan/Wanderer Siegfried
COMPETITIONS AND PRIZES
Concorso Cappuccilli; Puccini Foundation; Wagner Society of New York; MacAllister Prize
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CONDUCTORS
Frédéric Chaslin, Anton Coppola, Jane Glover, Erkki Korhonen, Dr. Gustav Kuhn, Dr. Robert Larsen, Stefan Malzew,
Dr. Ed MacLary, Jérôme Pillement, Stewart Robertson, William Fred Scott, Ralf Weikert, Alexander Winterson
STAGE DIRECTORS
Anthony Amato, Michael Ehrman, Dr. Robert Larsen, Christian Marten-Molnár, Jonathan Miller, Guy de Montavon,
Didier von Orlowsky, Jürgen Pöckel, Uwe Rohbeck, Georg Rootering, Jussi Tapola, Keith Warner
EDUCATION
Vocal Studies with Abraham Polakoff; Dramatic Studies with Jonathan Miller, Roger Vignoles, Vincent LaSelva
Università di Firenze – Italian Language and Literature
Tufts University – B.A. Economics
REVIEWS
“Bass-baritone Andrew Costello filled the auditorium with a deep, rich sound. In ‘Sogni d’amore’ from Lo
Schiavo, Mr. Costello’s voice opened up beautifully under the influence of that gorgeous melody.”
Voce di Meche (2014)
“Andrew Costello’s Scarpia was an erotically threatening presence.”
M.T. Ketterson, Opera News
“…Andrew Costello, a fabulous heldenbariton, whose Flying Dutchman recalled some of the greatest baritones
I have ever heard.”
Charles Handelman, Classical Singer Magazine, New York
“Mr. Costello’s physical stature and focused baritone is an asset to major theaters.”
Hallandposten, Sweden
“He sings with resonant power and great beauty.”
Des Moines Register
“As Pizarro, vocally and dramatically unbeatable.”
Giessener Allgemeine
“… visionary and grand.”
Frankfurter Rundschau

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