Andres Cascante Baritone

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Baritone Andres Cascante was born in San Jose, Costa Rica. Cascante holds a master's degree from Yale School Of Music. In 2017, he was named a National Semi-Finalist of The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at the age of 22, he also was a prize winner in the Opera Index Competition and 3rd Place in the Irene Dalis Competition in 2022. 

Cascante was part of Juilliard’s ADOS program studying with Darrell Babidge. At Juilliard, Andres was the only vocalist to have ever performed as a baroque guitarist in the orchestra for the production of L’Orfeo by Rossi with Juilliard 415. Andres continues to study Renaissance Lute and baroque guitar with Juilliard’s plucked instruments teacher Daniel Swenberg. 

Cascante has been an Apprentice Artist at Central City Opera, an Emerging Artist at Dolora Zajick’s Institute Of Young Dramatic Voices and Thomas Hampson’s Waiblingen Opernwerkstatt and lastly a young artist at the prestigious San Francisco Opera’s Merola program in summer 2022. 

Other recent credits include featured artist at the San Francisco Opera Center Schwabacher concert and Fluth in Die Lustigen Weiber Von Windsor at Juilliard. He performed the bass solos in a nationally broadcast performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the National Symphony of Costa Rica.

 Andres Cascante joins the Académie de l'Opéra national de Paris in september 2022.

Currently in

  • Amphithéâtre Olivier Messiaen
  • from 28 to 30 June 2023

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