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Andrew Nolen

Andrew Nolen is a welcome guest on opera and concert stages worldwide. In 2020 he sang Basilio in »Il Barbiere di Siviglia« at Neue Oper Freiburg. In 2021, he sang the role of Banco in »Macbeth« at the Mecklenburgischen Staatstheater Schwerin and performed at Oper Halle in the world premiere of »Im Stein« by Sara Glojnarić and Clemens Meyer. Future projects include debuts at the Komische Oper Berlin and the Semperoper Dresden.

Andrew Nolen has sung on many international stages, including Avery Fisher Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center New York, Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, Oper Bonn, Oper Dortmund, Santa Fe Opera and Opera Theatre of St. Louis. He has toured with The Wooster Group in Brussels, Rotterdam, Edinburgh, Luxembourg, New York and Los Angeles. He has recorded an album for Bridge Records and on a box set from Naxos, he is the bass soloist in all the Haydn Masses conducted by Jane Glover. From 2011 to 2018 he sang 23 roles as an ensemble member of Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach, including Leporello in »Don Giovanni«, Oroveso in »Norma«, Swallow in »Peter Grimes«, Basilio in »Il Barbiere di Siviglia« and the title role in »Le Nozze di Figaro«.

Andrew Nolen studied at Oberlin Conservatory, Cincinnati Conservatory and Juilliard Opera Center and has been in the studio at Seattle Opera, Santa Fe Opera and Opera Theater of St. Louis. He has worked with  renowned directors and conductors such as Colin Graham, Elizabeth LeCompte, Frank Corsaro, Julius Rudel, Robert Shaw, Ton Koopman, Jane Glover, Robert Spano and Stephen Lord. At the request of numerous composers, he has taken part in many premieres of new works.