Rapidly becoming known as an important recitalist, the American baritone Andrew Garland has given premières of works by Jake Heggie, Stephen Paulus, Lee Hoiby, Gabriela Lena Frank, Steven Mark Kohn, and Tom Cipullo. His operatic rôles have included Dandini with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Nevada Opera, Fort Worth Opera and Dayton Opera, Rossini's Figaro with Dayton Opera and the San Francisco Opera Center, Damis in Kirk Mechem's Tartuffe at Lake George Opera and Schaunard in La Bohème with Fort Worth Opera, Dayton Opera, Lake George Opera and the Boston Lyric Opera. He also sang Riolobo in Seattle Opera's Florencia en el Amazonas.
Concert highlights include performances of Carmina Burana, Brahms's Ein Deutsches Requiem, Handel's Messiah and the solo works of Vaughan Williams and Mahler. He has appeared with the Utah Symphony, the National Philharmonic, the Washington Master Chorale, Cathedral Choral Society, the Masterworks Chorale, the Dayton Philharmonic, Michigan University Musical Society (UMS), Flint Symphony, and the orchestra Red.Together with pianist Donna Loewy, Andrew Garland works with some of today's leading classical song-writers to offer lively and refreshingly inventive concerts.
Andrew Garland's recordings include Puccini's La Bohème with the Atlanta Symphony and a disc of folk-song settings by Steven Mark Kohn.
He is a winner of the José Iturbi International Music Competition and won the Washington International, American Traditions, Lotte Lehmann, William C. Byrd, Opera Columbus and NATS New England competitions.
Role: Classical Artist