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Pelham Andrews is a leading Operatic Bass in Australia and New Zealand, and one of South Australia’s most active mainstage performers. He trained in the UK, Germany and Australia, and has been a principal artist both locally and internationally.

His performances range from the core Italian, French, German and English operatic and symphonic repertoire, through to lesser known classical works, contemporary and new compositions, and traditional Russian folk music. Pelham Andrews’ recent performances include The Commendatore in Don Giovanni for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, The Bonze in Madama Butterfly and the title role in The Mikado for the State Opera of South Australia, Ben in Madeline Lee for the State Opera of South Australia, Recording music from Cloudstreet by George Palmer for Omega Ensemble NSW, Bass Soloist in Towards First Light for the Adelaide Concert Collective, and Schlendrian in The Coffee Cantata for Adelaide Baroque. Pelham’s future engagements include seasons of Basilio in Barber of Seville and Banco in Macbeth with State Opera South Australia, and Bass Soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with the Adelaide Youth Orchestra and Big Sing McLaren Vale.

Pelham Andrews is managed by Graham Pushee: [email protected] February 2019

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Bonze – Madama Butterfly (2019)
Mikado – The Mikado (2019)
Parson/Badger – Cunning Little Vixen (2019)
Ben – Madeline Lee (2019)
Betto di Signa – Gianni Schicchi (2017)
Tio Salvador – La Vida Breve (2017)
Sciarrone – Tosca (2016)
Lester Lamb – Cloudstreet (2016)



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3 days ago

State Opera South Australia

Week 1 of rehearsals for Summer of the 17th doll done and dusted!

Tickets still available for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll at Her Majesty's Theatre 14-20 November:

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Summer of the 17th Doll. ....... what memories. It must be 40 years since seeing it for the first time.

Can’t wait to see and hear this terrific cast! 🎶🎉

Love the set. Can’t wait to see it.

Looks fabulous


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Part of the thrill of Seventeenth Doll, like any great opera, is the ensemble writing for the singers - Anthony Hunt Delves into the ensemble writing in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Richard Mills.

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll comes to Her Majesty's Theatre from 14-20 November:
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Antoinette Halloran performed from her balcony in quarantine on the weekend for 9 News Adelaide!

Antoinette plays Olive in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll from 14-20 Nov at Her Majesty's Theatre:
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1 week ago

State Opera South Australia

First day of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll rehearsals with the whole team!

What a bunch of Kewpie pies.

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Throwback to day 12 of quarantine with Dimity Shepherd! We can't wait to have you and the rest of the artists in the studio TODAY for the first day of rehearsals for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. ... See MoreSee Less

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very exciting and well deserved Dimity!! Say hi to my home town for me 🙂

Loving this!!!!

Yay!!! So excited for you!! Enjoy!

Go Dimza! ❤️

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