Andrew Gavin | Tenor


Andrew Gavin


Andrew completed his Masters in Music Performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin in 2016, achieving First Class Honours under the tutelage of Mary Brennan. He is also a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, where he attained First Class Honours in English Literature; he also holds an MPhil in Children’s Literature from Trinity College Dublin. He made his Irish National Opera debut in April 2018 as Curzio in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. In October 2017 he created the roles of Alleyne, O’Halloran and Bob in Andrew Synnott’s Dubliners at Wexford Festival Opera, and later performed the work with Opera Theatre Company in Dublin. Earlier in 2017 he sang the role of Damon in Opera Theatre Company’s national tour of Handel’s Acis and Galatea with the Irish Baroque Orchestra. He made his Wigmore Hall debut in 2016 as part of Irish Culture in Britain: A Centenary Celebration. At the Kilkenny Arts Festival in 2016 he sang the role of Arbace in a concert performance of Mozart’s Idomeneo, and he was also a winner of the 2016 PwC Wexford Festival Opera Emerging Young Artist bursary. His notable oratorio engagements include Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Liszt’s Coronation Mass, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (Choral), Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2 (Lobegesang), CPE Bach’s Magnificat, Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s The Creation, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Bach’s St John Passion and the complete Mozart mass series of the Dún Laoghaire Choral Society.

July 2021