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Adrian Angelico

Mezzo-soprano Adrian Angelico is Sesto, madly in love with the deadly ambitious Vitellia – and emperor Tito's closest friend – , in Mozart's La clemenza di Tito premiered in Bergen spring 2021.

Mezzo-soprano Adrian Angelico studied at the Royal College of Music and at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School. He has also bren a part of the International Opera Studio in Zürich.

Angelico won two special prizes at the 2009 Queen Sonja International Music Competition, and in 2017 he received the tWilhelmsen's Opera Prize.

He made his Royal Opera house Covent Garden debut in 2014 singing the Marquise de Merteuil in John Fulljames' new production of Quartett. He also toured with Quartett in 2017 to France, Italy and Spoleto Festival in the USA.

Adrian made his Swedish debut at The Royal Opera in Stockholm as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier in spring 2018, and the yar after ha sang Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at Gothenburg Opera. At the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg the same year (2019) he sang Prince Orlofsky in Der Fledermaus.

One of his signature roles is Octoavian in Der Rosenkavalier, which he has sung at the Royal Opera in Stockholm (2018) as well as at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet (2019).

Angelico was also supposed to be Octavian at Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin this March (2021), but due to the Covid 19-situation these performances have been cancelled.

Updated February 2021

Photo: Patricia Valera

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