Pardini, Andrew Thomas
Extolled by The Baltimore Sun for his “robust work” and DC Metro Theater Arts for “a heart-stopping, high voltage bass-baritone voice,” Andrew Thomas Pardini continues to win audiences with his vibrant tone and thrilling character portrayals.
Pardini is thrilled to be a current member of the San Francisco Opera Chorus, having made his company debuts as part of the 2022-2023 Centennial Season. San Francisco Opera highlights include company and role debuts as Flora’s Servant/La traviata and Guillaume Tell/San Francisco Opera Chorus in Concert. Earlier this season, Pardini made his company debut as Dr. Falke/Die Fledermaus at Pocket Opera, company and role debuts as Sciarrone/Tosca at Livermore Valley Opera, company debut as Bass Soloist/Messiah at Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, and company debut with San Francisco Opera Guild’s Opera Together as Marcello/La bohème. During the 2021-2022 Season, Pardini made his company debut as Giuseppe Palmieri/The Gondoliers at Winter Opera Saint Louis, a return as Bass Soloist/Messiah at Handel Choir of Baltimore, company debut as Schaunard/La bohème at Opera North, in addition to serving as a 2021 Opera North Resident Artist, company and role debuts with Opera Orlando as Dr. Falke/Die Fledermaus, Peter (Cover)/Hansel and Gretel, and Dancaïre & Escamillo (Cover)/Carmen,
in addition to serving as a 2020-2021 Opera Orlando Studio Artist, as well as company debut as Schaunard/La bohème at Gulfshore Opera. Pardini made his company and European debuts at Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra as part of its 2018-2019 Season, where he performed the Baritone Soloist/Ein deutsches Requiem at such venues as Hertz Hall (Berkeley, USA), Alexela Kontserdimaja (Tallinn, Estonia), Rīgas Doms (Riga, Latvia), and Konserthuset Stockholm (Stockholm, Sweden).
Other recent engagements include Nils Krogstad at Voice Afire Opera-Cabaret in the World Premiere of Raymond Luedeke’s A Doll’s House, Edmund Bertram/Mansfield Park at Opera Modesto, Silvio/Pagliacci at Salt Marsh Opera, Schaunard/La bohème at The Festival of the Atlantic and Salt Marsh Opera, Tobia Mill/La cambiale di matrimonio and Der dritte Edle & Telramund (Cover)/Lohengrin at Opera Southwest, Peter/Hänsel und Gretel at Bar Harbor Music Festival, Emperor Overall/The Emperor of Atlantis at IN Series, Bass Soloist/Messiah at Bach In Baltimore, as well as Baritone Soloist/Ein deutsches Requiem at Crescent Choral Society.
A native of Modesto, California, Pardini is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.