Andrew Staples is considered one of the most versatile tenors of his generation, appearing regularly with Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding, Emmanuelle Haïm, Andrew Davis, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and with the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, London Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He made his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden with Fidelio (Jacquino),returning for Capriccio (Flamand), Die Zauberflöte (Tamino), Katya Kabanova (Tichon) and Salome (Narraboth). He has also appeared at the Metropolitan Opera, the National Theatre Prague, La Monnaie Brussels, the Salzburger Festspiele, Hamburg Staatsoper, Theater an der Wien, the Lucerne Festival and the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
His recent and future performances include, Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (Chamber Orchestra of Europe), Britten’s Peter Grimes (Teatro La Fenice) and Turn of the Screw (Budapest Festival Orchestra), Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius (Royal Scottish National Orchestra), Haydn :The Creation (Scottish Chamber Orchestra), Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette (Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France), Janacek: Katya Kabanova (London Symphony Orchestra), Handel: Jephtha (Komische Oper Berlin) and Mozart: Idomeneo (Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin).
Andrew Staples’ creative output includes concert and opera singing, directing opera and other stage works, music, film making and photography. To these complementary disciplines, he brings a collaborative approach and a strong desire to tell better stories, that build connections between artists and audiences.