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Andrea Silvestrelli


Andrea Silvestrelli is one of the most sought-after ‘bassi profondi' on the international opera scene. In the current season, he performs Fafner in Das Rheingold with National Taichung Theater in Taiwan, Oroveso in Norma with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Hagen in Götterdämmerung with Houston Grand Opera, as well as the Commendatore in Don Giovanni and Sparafucile in Rigoletto with San Francisco Opera. Last season with San Francisco Opera, Mr. Silvestrelli sang Wurm in Luisa Miller, The Night Watchman in Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg, Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and the Grand Inquisitor in Don Carlo. He also returned to  Austria for performances of the Ring Cycle at the Tiroler Festspiele.

Upcoming Events

  • Washington National Opera: <em>Don Carlo</em> Washington National Opera: Don Carlo

    Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. More than 20 years have passed since WNO last staged this grand masterpiece in four acts, and now a solid-gold cast heralds its return in this stunning new production.

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