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Andrew Tipple


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Andrew studied at the Royal Academy of Music and later the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he was a member of the Alexander Gibson Opera School, graduating in 2013. Whilst there he was the recipient of the ABRSM Scholarship.

Recent operatic performances have included Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro at the Kilden theatre Norway, Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin with Garsington Opera and Capellio in I Capuleti e i Montecchi with Pop-up Opera,. Other roles have included Talpa in Il Tabarro at Wexford Festival Opera, Simone in Gianni Schicchi with Opera Bohemia and Russian Father in Death in Venice at Garsington Opera, In Scotland Andrew performed as Falstaff in Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Mendoza in Prokofiev's Betrothal in a Monastery at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow and the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, Seneca in L'incoronazione di Poppea, Snug the Joiner in Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Sarastro in Die Zauberflφte.

He has performed as a member of many eminent operatic companies, including Bayreuther Festspiele, Glyndebourne Festival Opera and Independant Opera.

Andrew was involved in music from a young age, starting as a chorister at Lichfield Cathedral. In 2005 he was appointed as a Choral Scholar at King’s College Cambridge, whilst studying for a BA in History.

Future projects include reprising his role of Capellio in I Capuleti e i Montecchi and performing as Antonio in Garsington Opera's production of Le nozze di Figaro.

Musical Education

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – MA Opera – Alexander Gibson Opera School

Royal Academy of Music – MA Vocal Performance

Operatic Experience

2016 - Farmer (Cover), Simplicius Simplicissimus, Independent Opera

2016 - Bartolo/Antonio - Le Nozze di Figaro - Pop Up Opera - Kilden Theatre, Norway

2016 - Zaretsky - Eugene Onegin - Garsington Opera

2016 - Capellio - Bellini I Capuleti e i Montecchi - Pop Up Opera

2015 - Bass - DOUG, Janice Kerbel - Turner Prize Exhibition, Glasgow

2015 - Balthazar - Amahl and the Night Visitors - Opera Bohemia

2015 - Singer (cover) – Intermezzo – Garsington Opera

2015 - Chorus – Cosi fan tutte – Garsington Opera

2015 - Russian Father – Death in Venice – Garsington Opera

2015 - Simone – Gianni Schicchi – Opera Bohemia

2014 - Sing with RSC, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Royal Shakespeare Company

2014 - Talpa - Il Tabarro – Wexford Festival Opera

2014 - Chorus and the role of Scottish Soldier 3 - Silent Night – Wexford Festival Opera

2014 - Chorus - Don Bucefalo – Wexford Festival Opera

2014 - Badger (cover) – Cunning Little Vixen – Garsington Opera

2014 - Chorus – Fidelio – Garsington Opera

2014 - Chorus – Billy Budd – Brooklyn Academy of Music – Glyndebourne Touring Opera

2013 - Falstaff – Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

2013 - Snug – Midsummer Nights Dream – RCS

2013 - Chorus - Billy Budd - Glyndebourne Festival Opera

2012 - Seneca – Lincoronazione di Poppea – RCS

2012 - Sarastro – Die Zauberflote – RCS

2012 - Chorus - Tannhauser, Fliegender Hollander, Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin - Bayreuth Festspielchor

2011 - Mendoza – The Duenna – RCS

2011 - Somnus – Semele – Hampstead Garden Opera

2011 - Chorus - World Premiere of Kommilitonen by Peter Maxwell Davies – Royal Academy of Music

2010 - Sarastro – Die Zauberflote - Hampstead Garden Opera


Bach, St Matthew Passion

Bach, St John Passion

Beethoven, Mass in C

Durufle, Requiem

Faure, Requiem

Handel, Messiah

Haydn, Creation

Haydn, Die Seiben Letzen Worte

Haydn Nelson Mass

Mozart, Requiem

Schubert, Mass in G


2016 Guest Soloist, Stainer’s Crucifixion, Reading Festival Chorus

2010 Philharmonia Voices – Concert Performances of Gurrelieder and Tristan und Isolde

Song Recital venues have included St Mary's Cathedral Edinburgh, St Giles Cathedral Edinburgh, Paisley Abbey and Shrewsbury Flower Show


Barbara Bonney, John Copley

Future Plans

2017 - Capellio - Bellini I Capuleti e i Montecchi - Pop Up Opera

2017 - Haydn's Seasons, Ross On Wye Choral Society

2017 - Antonio - Le nozze di Figaro - Garsington Opera

2017 - Bartolo (cover) Le Nozze di Figaro - Garsington Opera


Semele, Hampstead Garden Opera, Bach Track, 2011........

Andrew Tipple shone as Somnus with his rich and full bass and gave us moments of

tenderness as he contemplated Pasithea while hugging his sleeping bag like a teddy bear

The Magic Flute, Hampstead Garden Opera, Bach Track, 2010........

Andrew Tipple as a fittingly dignified Sarastro displayed a rich, even tone throughout