Andrew Irwin


Northern Irish Tenor Andrew Irwin trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the Hochschule für Musik, Leipzig. He was awarded the Audience Prize at the 2020 Northern Ireland Festival of Voice. 

Having sung Christoph in Maxwell Davies Kommilitonen! with Welsh National Youth Opera he made his Welsh National Opera debut in the role of Amelia’s Servant/Un Ballo in Maschera and also sang Cecil/Roberto Devereux for the company. For Scottish Opera has performed an Opera Highlights tour and covered the role of Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 

Equally at home on the concert platform Andrew has performed works by Schütz, Mozart, Rossini and Stainer. A keen recitalist, his repertoire includes Schubert Die Schone Müllerin, Schumann Dichterliebe, Britten Winter Words, Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel and Finzi Oh Fair to See. 

His recent engagements have included recording projects with BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Opera. He will take up a contract with Stadttheater Bremerhaven for the 2021-2023 seasons singing roles in The Tales of Hoffmann, Die Entführung aus dem Serail and The Emperor of Atlantis.

Previously for Longborough: Telemaco/The Return of Ulysses (2021)