Marcello Nardis initiated his musical studies in flute and composition. Broadening his expertise, he earned degrees in piano performance at Conservatorio Santa Cecilia, Rome, voice performance at Conservatorio San Pietro a Majella, Naples and vocal chamber music at Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini, Florence.
He graduated with honors in Ancient Greek (La Sapienza, Rome), Christian Archaeology and Musical Pedagogy (Alma Mater, Bologna) and further expanded his musical studies at the F. Liszt Hochschule, Weimar with Peter Schreier and at Mozarteum, Salzburg with Kurt Widmer.
Already a well-established pianist, Marcello made his debut as a tenor in 2003, singing for Pope John Paul II during the World Youth Day celebrations in Toronto, Canada. He has collaborated with such internationally acclaimed artists as Battistoni, Chung, Luisi, Mehta, Muti, Rousset, Sardelli, Savall, Badura-Skoda, Bacchetti, Ballista, Campanella, Canino, Ciccolini, De Fusco, Fiuzzi, Prosseda, Shetler and West and has performed at venues and festivals including Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Filarmonico Arena di Verona, Teatro Massimo, Palermo, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro Bellini, Catania, Liceu in Barcelona, Smetana Hall, Prague, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, New National Theatre, Tokyo, Opera of Hanoi, Salzburg Festival, Festival dei due Mondi and Teatro Sperimentale, Spoleto, Oxford Lieder Festival, Stadthalle, Bayreuth and Carnegie Hall, New York.
Marcello Nardis has appeared in more than 100 public performances of Schubert’s Winterreise, often acting simultaneously as pianist and singer.
In the 2017 he sang: Die Zauberflöte in Florence and As.Li.Co circuit, Lucia di Lammermoor in Venice, Turandot in Genova and Macerata.
Among his recent engagements: Raoulin Die Lustige Witwe in Venice, Il flauto magico in Salerno, Lucia di Lammermoor (Arturo) in Genoa and Die Winterreise at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Among his recent and future engagements: Turandot, La Traviataand Pagliacci at the Arena of Verona, Madama Butterfly in Caserta and Verona, Die Zauberflöte at the Opera of Rome, La forza del destino and Falstaff in Piacenza, Modena and Reggio Emilia, Die Lusitge Witwe in Rome and Naples.