In the 2013-14 season, bass-baritone Andrew Craig Brown makes his debut at San Francisco Opera as Dr. Grenville in La Traviata. Recent engagements have included his debut at English National Opera as Achilla in Julius Caesar and Colline in La Bohéme, and as Chick in Wonderful Town with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi. Andrew sang the roles of Paolo in Simon Boccanegra and Il Duca Ramiro in Maria Padilla at the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival of Warsaw, roles which he also recorded with the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. A recent graduate of Yale Opera, Mr. Brown appeared in the Yale School of Music productions of Don Giovanni as Leporello, Le Rossignol as L’Empreur, Le Nozze di Figaro as Dr. Bartolo, and Cosi fan Tutte as Don Alfonso.
Equally at home on the concert stage, Mr. Brown has sung performances of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Pasadena Symphony, New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Yale Philharmonia, Bach’s Magnificat and Handel’s Alexander’s Feast with the Baroque Artists of Champaign, and Handel’s Messiah with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Andrew has sung concerts with Orchestra New England, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, the Baroque Artists of Champaign and the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra.
Mr. Brown has worked with such conductors as Nicola Luisotti, Oleg Caetani, Christian Curnyn, Christoff Campestrini, Lucasz Borowicz, Speranza Scappucci, and Shinik Hahm. Andrew is a graduate of Yale University, where he earned both his Master’s degree in music and his Artist Diploma while studying with Richard Cross.