Andrew Kennedy tenor
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, and of BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists Scheme.
Andrew’s has appeared on the stages of ENO, the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne and La Scala in performances of repertoire from Mozart to Britten. In concert he has performed Finzi’s Intimations of Immortality with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and Elgar’s Spirit of England at the Last Night of the BBC Proms in 2007. 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.
Andrew's fast growing discography includes four solo albums: ‘Strauss Songs’ with Roger Vignoles; ‘On Wenlock Edge’ with the Dante Quartet and Simon Crawford Philips; ‘The Dark Pastoral’ with Julius Drake and Simon Russell Beale; and ‘The Curlew’ with Simon Lepper.
Andrew has won numerous prizes and awards including the 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Rosenblatt Recital Prize. He is a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award winner and he won the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artists' Award in 2006.
Andrew Kennedy's past performances
St John Passion (1724 version)
Bach, JS (1685-1750)