Andrew Irwin - Tenor
In 2012, at the age of 16, Andrew Irwin left Enniskillen,
Northern Ireland, to study his A Levels at Chetham's School of
Music, where he began his training with mezzo-soprano Helen
Andrew is now on the BMus Vocal Performance course at the Royal
Welsh College of Music & Drama, where he studies with Adrian
Thompson. Andrew was delighted to have been chosen to represent the
college in the Kathleen Ferrier Bursary Award, October 2015.
Operatic engagements have included Jaffett in Noye's
Fludde and The Defendant in Trial By Jury with
Chetham's School of Music. Andrew has performed the double role of
Clem/Alfred in The Little Sweep with both Chetham's School
of Music and Pocket Opera. With Opera'r Ddraig, Andrew performed
the role of Macheath in The Beggar's Opera. Andrew was the
Scorpion in RWCMD Schools Opera's production of Dirty
Beasts, and was involved in the premiere of Connor Ward
McLean's The Middle of Nowhere. Upcoming engagements
include Christoph in Maxwell Davies’s Kommilitonen! with
Welsh National Youth Opera.
Equally comfortable on the concert platform, Andrew has featured
as a soloist in Stainer's Crucifixion. Andrew is a regular
Lay Singer in Llandaff Cathedral, and sings in the classical
cabaret group, "All That Malarkey".
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