Pelham Andrews is a leading Operatic Bass in Australia and New Zealand, and one of South Australia’s most active mainstage performers. He trained in the UK, Germany and Australia, and has been a principal artist both locally and internationally.
His performances range from the core Italian, French, German and English operatic and symphonic repertoire, through to lesser known classical works, contemporary and new compositions, and traditional Russian folk music. Pelham Andrews’ recent performances include The Commendatore in Don Giovanni for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, The Bonze in Madama Butterfly and the title role in The Mikado for the State Opera of South Australia, Ben in Madeline Lee for the State Opera of South Australia, Recording music from Cloudstreet by George Palmer for Omega Ensemble NSW, Bass Soloist in Towards First Light for the Adelaide Concert Collective, and Schlendrian in The Coffee Cantata for Adelaide Baroque. Pelham’s future engagements include seasons of Basilio in Barber of Seville and Banco in Macbeth with State Opera South Australia, and Bass Soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with the Adelaide Youth Orchestra and Big Sing McLaren Vale.