Adelmo GuidarelliActor, Bass

ADELMO GUIDARELLI who has been described as a “charming, veteran comedy performer, who steals nearly every scene he is in” will be seen in 2015 with Bob Jones University as Don Magnifico in Rossini’s LA CENERENTOLA and started his 2014 season as the Sacristan in Puccini’s TOSCA with The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra and then moved on to the role of Martino in Rossini’s L’OCCASIONE FA IL LADRO with Little Opera Theatre of New York, and as the baritone soloist in the Sanibel Music Festival with Opera Theater of Connecticut. His MAC AWARD winning show OPERATION OPERA will make its Lincoln Center debut in April and in May he takes on the title role in Gianni Schicchi for Salt Marsh Opera and in October the role of Monterone in Verdi’s RIGOLETTO for Opera in the Heights. In 2013 his roles included Horace Tabor in Douglas Moore’s THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE with Winter Opera of St. Louis, Don Magnifico in Rossin’s LA CENERENTOLA with Salt Marsh Opera, Dr. Nilch in THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERBUNNY for the Midtown International Theater Festival, Alfio in Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana for The Altamura Summer Music Festival and Don Pasquale in Donizetti’s DON PASQUALE with Salt Marsh Opera. In 2012 he was seen as Figaro in Mozart’s LE NOZZE DI FIGARO for The St. Petersburg Opera, Judge Turpin in Sondheim’s SWEENEY TODD with The St. Petersburg Opera. In 2011 he had a hugely successful 4-week run of his show OPERATION OPERA at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe where he became a favorite guest on the BBC’s Festival Café. In the U.S., OPERATION OPERA won Mr. Guidarelli the MAC Award for Best Comedy/Musical Comedy Performer in New York City where critics dubbed him “The Clown Prince of Opera”. The show was compared to the work of Victor Borge and Anna Russell. OPERATION OPERA also got him noticed by Ryan Seacrest who invited him to perform Mozart’s “Non più andrai” on his E! Channel series Bank of Hollywood. Mr. Guidarelli co-hosted the RCN TV and internet talk show “Voices Among Us”. As a recording artist, his voice was heard on a national commercial for Lidia’s Italian Gourmet Kitchen and as a featured soloist on a German CD called “Der Kleine Tanzbar Schubidu”. His debut solo album titled “Treasured Songs of Italy & Germany” spawned an International Association of Independent Recording Artists (IAIRA) certified International #1 hit for his dual language version of “Funiculi, Funicula”. He is a voting member of The Recording Academy and an annual participant at the Grammy Awards.