Andrew Irwin

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 Francis.

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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