Biography

Andrew Adelsberger, bass-baritone, has been praised for his natural comedic timing and is gaining notoriety for his charismatic performances.  Recently, he appeared as Dr. Bartolo/Il barbiere di Siviglia with Ash Lawn Opera and as Don Magnifico/La Cenerentola with Bel Cantanti Opera. Andrew has performed with Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival as Spinelloccio/Gianni Schicchi and Mat of the Mint/The Beggar’s Opera. He has also performed with Chautauqua Opera as the Sacristan/Tosca and Mr. Kofner/The Consul.

Andrew holds a Master of Music from the Maryland Opera Studio where he performed the roles of Don Alfonso/Così fan tutte and Gus O’Neil in the world premiere of John Musto’s Later the Same Evening. Other roles include, Antonio/Le nozze di Figaro, Sacristan/Tosca  (Annapolis Opera), Betto/Gianni Schicchi (Bel Cantanti Opera), Nardo/La Finta Giardiniera, Elviro/Xerxes (Maryland Opera Studio) Dulcamara/L’elisir d’amore (Bel Cantanti Opera), Courchemin/Le Déserteur (Opera Lafayette, Community Performance).

Concert credits include; Schubert’s Die Winterreise, Raphael and Adam/The Creation, as well as the bass solos in Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Fauré’s Requiem, Haydn’s Paukenmesse and Nelson Mass, and the Bruckner Te Deum. Andrew studies with renown Swiss basso-buffo, François Loup.