Manager: William G. Guerri
Management Territory: Worldwide
Silvestrelli was a commanding, forbidding Bluebeard, filling the hall easily with his enormous sound. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Big is the word for Andrea Silvestrelli in every way: and an amazing Godunov/Fafner/Sparafucile/Sarastro voice coming from an echo chamber filled with storm clouds. The more quietly Silvestrelli sang, the more impressive the voice became. San Francisco Chronicle
There were wild cheers for Andrea Silvestrelli...who brought a terrifying, sepulchral tone to the assassin Sparafucile. Chicago Sun
Andrea Silvestrelli has quickly become one of the most sought-after ‘bassi profondi’ on the international opera scene. Garnering critical acclaim for his debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in Rigoletto, the Chicago Sun-Times reported, “There were wild cheers for Andrea Silvestrelli …who brought a terrifying, sepulchral tone to the assassin Sparafucile.” The Chicago Sun concurred, “Andrea Silvestrelli wielded a big, black, menacing bass in his debut as the assassin Sparafucile.”
In the current season, Mr. Silvestrelli will perform as 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, 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 Erl, Austria for performances of the Ring Cycle at the Tiroler Festspiele.