Andrew Kennedy

Andrew Kennedy studied at King’s College, Cambridge and the Royal College of Music in London. He was a member of the Young Artists
Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden where he performed many solo principal roles. Operatic roles include Tamino The Magic Flute (English National Opera); Jacquino Fidelio (Glyndebourne Festival); Ferrando Così fan Tutte (Glyndebourne Touring Opera); Nemorino L’elisir d’amore (Opera North); Tom Rakewell The Rake’s Progress (La Scala, La Monnaie and Opéra de Lyon and released on DVD); Vere Billy Budd, Peter Quint in The Turn of the Screw (Houston Grand Opera), Tito La Clemenza di Tito, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Opéra de Lyon), Belmonte Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Count Almaviva Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Welsh National Opera), Flamand Capriccio (Grange Park Opera), Male Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia (Den Norske Opera).

Concert engagements include Mozart Requiem for the LSO/Sir Colin Davis (recorded for the LSO Live); Tom Rakewell The Rake’s Progress (Stresa Festival/Noseda), Orfeo in Haydn Orfeo e Euridice (Boston Handel and Haydn Society/Norrington); Finzi Intimations of Immortality (BBCSO/Daniel); St. Matthew Passion (Netherlands Philharmonic/Colin Davis), Britten’s Nocturne (BBC National Orchestra of Wales), Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings (CBSO, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and at the BBC Proms with the Nash Ensemble/Edward Gardner) and Les Illuminations (Edinburgh Festival). Equally passionate about song repertoire, Andrew gives numerous recitals in Europe and the UK and appears regularly with the pianists Julius Drake, Roger Vignoles, Iain Burnside and Malcolm Martineau.