Andrew Staples is considered one of the most versatile tenors of his generation, appearing regularly with Rattle, Harding, Davis and Nézet-Séguin, and with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Bayerischer Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, and the London Symphony Orchestra.
Andrew made his debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Jacquino Fidelio, returning for Flamand Capriccio, Tamino Die Zauberflöte, Artabenes Artaxerxes and Narraboth Salome. He sang Belfiore La Finta Giardiniera for the National Theatre, Prague and La Monnaie, Don Ottavio Don Giovanni for the Salzburger Festspiele, and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte for the Lucerne Festival, Drottningholm with Daniel Harding and the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Engagements this season include his first Idomeneo in his debut at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, his house debuts at the Metropolitan Opera as Andres Wozzeck and Opera di Roma as Tichon Katya Kabanova, Dream of Gerontius with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Daniel Harding, Nicias Thais in concert performances with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Das Lied von der Erde on tour with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Ivan Fischer. Future engagements include returns to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin and concerts with the Bayerische Rundfunk Orchestra. His discography includes Billy Budd with Daniel Harding and the London Symphony Orchestra, Schumann Das Paradies und die Peri with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle (LSO Live); Handel Messiah with Le Concert d'Astrée and Emmanuelle Haim (Erato/Warner Classics); Schumann Szenen aus Goethes Faust with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Daniel Harding; Stravinsky's Persephone with Esa-Pekka Salonen (Pentatone); the Grammy-nominated Dr Atomic with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and John Adams; and The Dream of Gerontius With Barenboim and the Berlin Staatskapelle (Deutsche Grammophon).