Bass-baritone Andrew Bogard hails from central Ohio and is currently pursuing his Master of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music where he is a student of Marlena Malas.
Andrew was heard at Opera Philadelphia as the First Priest/Second Armored Guard in Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” and Maestro in Golijov”s “Ainadamar”, as The Abbott in Britten’s “Curlew River” at Ballet Opera Pantomime (Montreal), as Alidoro in Rossini’s “La Cenerentola”, Dulcamara in “L’elisir d’amore”, Spencer Coyle in Britten’s “Owen Wingrave”, Sarastro in “Die Zauberflöte”, Dr. Reischmann in Henze’s “Elegy for Young Lovers, and “Mephistopheles in Gounod’s “Faust” at the Curtis Institute of Music. Orotorio performances include the bass soloist in “The Messiah” with the Park Avenue Chamber Orchestra and Marion Civic Orchestra, and Raphael/Adam in “The Creation” with Symphony in C and the Mendelssohn Club of Philadephia.
In summers at the Chautauqua Music Festival, Andrew sang le Marquis de la Force in Dialogue of the Carmelites, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Dulcamara in Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore”, Simone in “Gianni Schicchi”, Reverend Hale in “The Crucible”, and Colline in “La Boheme”.
Andrew won first place in the 2014 Mario Lanza Scholarship Competition, and was a Mid-Atlantic regional finalist and encouragemnt award recipient in the 2014 MET Competition.