William Andrews — Eugene Onegin’s Lensky

William Andrews is no stranger to Undercroft Opera, and he (and his magnificent voice) returns to us to play Lensky.

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William Andrews (Tenor), a Pittsburgh native, graduated from Muskingum University.  After completing his studies, he was awarded the Mary Bartlett Reynolds Award for excellence in music. Over the years, he has performed several operas such as Sam (Susannah), Alfredo (La Traviata), Nemorino (L’Elisir d’Amore), Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), Tamino in (Die Zauberflöte), and the title role (Pygmalion). In 2011, he was awarded the first prize in a singing competition with the Opera Theater of Pittsburgh and was given the role of Rodolfo in the world premiere of Alberto Garcia Demestres’ (The Honeymoon Suite) at their Summerfest. In 2013, he played the role of Don José in (Carmen), covered Rodolfo in (La Boheme), and Buster Peeves in a world premier of (Penthouse Suite).  Last May, he played B.F. Pinkerton in Puccini’s (Madama Butterfly), and Martin Luther in the world premier of (Katharina von Bora).  Future engagements include Henry in (Silent Women) with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh in July, and a winners concert with Pittsburgh Concert Society in October.   William studies voice under Ross Dacal.

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