Andrew Staples is considered one of the most versatile tenors of his generation. He sings regularly with Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Bayerischer Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, and the London Symphony Orchestra.
Andrew made his debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Jacquino Fidelio, returning for Flamand Capriccio, Tamino “Die Zauberflöte”, Artabenes “Artaxerxes” and Narraboth “Salome”. He sang Belfiore “La Finta Giardiniera” for the National Theatre, Prague and La Monnaie, Don Ottavio “Don Giovanni” for the Salzburger Festspiele, and Tamino in “Die Zauberflöte” for the Lucerne Festival, Drottningholm with Daniel Harding and the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
His discography includes “Billy Budd” with Daniel Harding and the London Symphony Orchestra, Schumann “Das Paradies und die Peri” with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle (LSO Live); Handel “Messiah” with Le Concert d’Astrée and Emmanuelle Haim (Erato/Warner Classics); Schumann “Szenen aus Goethes Faust” with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Daniel Harding; Stravinsky’s “Persephone” with Esa-Pekka Salonen for Pentatone; and the Grammy-nominated “Dr Atomic” with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and John Adams.
As of July 2019