Andrew Grenon


Andrew is a regular soloist with orchestras, opera companies, and choirs throughout New Zealand. He recently sang the role of Eisenstein in an abridged version of Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus with Toi Toi Opera in his hometown of ChristchurchOther notable recent performances include Graf Albert in Auckland Philharmonia’s national premier of Korngold’s seminal masterpiece Die tote Stadt, tenor soloist for Auckland Choral’s St Matthew’s Passion (Bach), Bazilio & Curzio in New Zealand Opera’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, and Sailor in the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra’s concert performance of Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas. Andrew has sung several other roles with New Zealand Opera, including Acis in Handel’s Acis & Galatea, Gastone in Verd’s La Traviata, and Settler & Soldier in Jenny McLeod’s Hohepa. He was a Dame Malvina Major Foundation Emerging Artist with New Zealand Opera and a winner of the Circle 100 scholarship in 2010. Andrew completed his undergraduate study at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch and later studied at the Wales International Academy of Voice  in Cardiff with Dennis O’Neill and Nuccia Focile.