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.
Among his recent engagements: Raoul in Die lustige Witwe in Venice and ,Rome, Lucia di Lammermoor (Arturo) in Genoa and Die Winterreise at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Normanno in Lucia di Lammermoor and Raoul in La vedova allegra at Teatro La Fenice, Turandot at the Arena di Verona, Madama Butterfly in Genoa and Caserta, Die Zauberflöte in Florence, ,Venice and Rome, Macbeth and Satyricon in Venice, La ,forza del destino in Piacenza, Modena e Reggio Emilia, Medea ,in Corinto and Pietro il Grande in Bergamo, Falstaff ,in Piacenza and Modena, Gianni Schicchi at the Arena di ,Verona and in the movie directed by Damiano Michieletto and streamed by RAI ,TV, Rigoletto in Venice and Ferrara, From the house of the dead in Rome.