"How fitting, though, that the most beautiful voice in the cast belonged to tenor Andrew Bidlack..."
"Tenor Andrew Bidlack sang with exceptional tonal beauty and expressive intelligence..."
Mark Thomas Ketterson
"Andrew Bidlack, as Private John Ball, scaled magnificently what must be one of the most ambitious leading operatic roles in recent times..."
Featured by Opera News as one of their ‘25 Rising Stars’ (October 2015), tenor Andrew Bidlack is renowned for his interpretation of roles in contemporary opera as well as his appearances in standard repertoire. Career highlights include Beppe I Pagliacci at the Metropolitan Opera; Almaviva Il barbiere di Siviglia and Arcadio Florencia en el Amazonas at Florida Grand Opera; Tamino Die Zauberflöte at FGO and at Madison Opera; the role of Bill Flight at Des Moines Metro Opera; the principal role of Rob Hall in Joby Talbot’s Everest, a role he created at Dallas Opera and has since performed at Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Calgary Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, and Austin Opera; also at COT his debut as Greenhorn Moby-Dick, a role he originally inaugurated in workshop performances during his tenure as an Adler Fellow at San Francisco Opera; and his UK debut at Welsh National Opera in Iain Bell’s In Parenthesis as Private John Ball directed by David Pountney and conducted by Carlo Rizzi with performances at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Future appearances include The Young Gypsy/Paolo in Aleko/Francesca da Rimini with Odyssey Opera, his Frankfurt Opera debut as Augustin Moser Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, where he will also appear as Lampionaio/Maestro id ballo Manon Lescaut and Schmidt Werther, a solo recital with Opera Delaware, and a reprisal of Everest with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre in London.