ANDREW FOSTER-WILLIAMS

“Show-stealing force”


Anne Midgette - The Washington Post

“No praise is too high for bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams”


Michael Church - The Independent 

“Bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams stands out among the vocal soloists for the eloquence of his singing”


Joshua Kosman - San Francisco Chronicle

“Dominating the entire evening was Andrew Foster-Williams”


Patrick O'Connor - Opera

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Beethoven - Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II

San Francisco Symphony

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor


Andrew Foster-Williams gives a vivid account, ranging over nearly two octaves, of Joseph crushing the head of the “monster called Fanaticism”.

Richard Lawrence - Gramophone

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Fauré - REQUIEM
Brussels Philharmonic

Hervé Niquet, conductor


[Andrew Foster-Williams’] voice is firmly focussed and the tone is consistently pleasing.

John Quinn- MusicWeb International

NEW RELEASE

Dukas - Velléda


Brussels Philharmonic

Hervé Niquet, conductor


Gramophone Magazine ‘Editor’s Choice’ February 2016

Gilbert & Sullivan -  HMS Pinafore (Captain Corcoran)

Released 2016

Orchestra of Scottish Opera

Richard Egarr, conductor


Andrew Foster-Williams isn’t the first Captain Corcoran to out-sing his First Lord and crew; his flexible bass-baritone is another one of the set’s real pleasures.

Richard Bratby - Gramophone

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“Andrew Foster-Williams was outstanding in the title role. Vocally, he impressed with his resounding strength, unadorned clarity, shapely phrasing and excellent diction”


Murray Black - The Australian

GOUNOD - Cinq Mars

Released 2016

Münchner Runfunkorchester

Ulf Schirmer, conductor


Sunday Times CD of the Week


Andrew Foster-Williams sings a disturbing and powerful Père Joseph, whose vocal authority alone seems to send his opponents to their deaths

Jacques Bonnaure - Opéra magazine


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“Andrew Foster-Williams outstanding”


Hugo Shirley - Financial Times