Hagen in Götterdämmerung. Previously: Fafner in Siegfried (2016) and Das Rheingold (2014), Philippe II in Don Carlos (2012), Sparafucile in Rigoletto (2009), and Osmin in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2008).
About the Artist:
Andrea Silvestrelli has previously performed Fafner in both Das Rheingold (2014) and Siegfried (2016) at HGO, along with Philippe II in Don Carlos (2012), Sparafucile in Rigoletto (2009), and Osmin in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2008). This season, his engagements include Fafner in Das Rheingold with the National Taichung Theater in Taiwan, Oroveso in Norma with Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Commendatore in Don Giovanni and Sparafucile in Rigoletto, both with San Francisco Opera. Last season with San Francisco Opera, he sang Wurm in Luisa Miller, The Night Watchman in Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg, Don Basilio in The Barber of Seville, and the Grand Inquisitor in Don Carlo. He also returned to Erl, Austria, for performances of the Ring cycle at the Tiroler Festspiele. Other recent performances include the Commendatore in Don Giovanni and Ferrando in Il trovatore with the Lyric Opera of Chicago; additional performances as the Commendatore with the Canadian Opera Company; Fafner/Hagen in the Ring cycle with the Tiroler Festspiele; Pistola in Falstaff and Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia with the San Francisco Opera; and the title role in Bluebeard’s Castle with the Tiroler Festspiele.