Role Debut 2021-22 Season
Andrew sings his first Jochanaan in Richard Strauss’ Salome for a new production by Christof Loy for Finnish National Opera, conducted by Hannu Lintu and Lawrence Renes
Andrew sings Sibelius’ song cycle In the Stream of Life in an orchestral arrangement by Einojuhani Rautavaara, with Dalia Stasevska conducting the Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Finland
“Admirably sung by bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams, In the Stream of Life was given a brilliant performance, one of nuanced acuteness and dramatic power. Well in accord with each other, the soloist, the orchestra and Stasevska set the poetry alight with expressive psychological and sonorous detail”
“Andrew Foster-Williams is in every respect a brilliant Balstrode”
LES CONTES d’HOFFMANN Berlin
After his successful debut of The Four Villains for Zurich Opera in April 2021, Andrew performs them again at the beginning of 2022 for the Komische Oper Berlin
“Andrew Foster-Williams offered a tour de force as all the villains"
Andrew makes his role debut as Jochanaan in Richard Strauss’ Salome for a new production by Christof Loy for Finnish National Opera, conducted by Hannu Lintu and Lawrence Renes
Bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams enjoys a vibrant career on both the opera and concert stage, and possesses a vocal versatility that allows him to present repertoire ranging from the classics of Bach, Gluck, Handel and Mozart through to more recent masters such as Britten, Debussy, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky and Wagner.