Andrew Erasmus

Andrew Erasmus, Baritone

Pacific Opera Victoria
Imperial Commissioner in Madama Butterfly

April, 2015


Andrew made his Pacific Opera Victoria debut in 2005 as a boy soprano playing the Shepherd Boy in Tosca. He joined the POV chorus in 2008 and performed the Lackey in Ariadne auf Naxos, the jailer in Tosca, the First Apparition in Macbeth,and Antonio in The Marriage of Figaro. In 2015 he takes on the role of the Imperial Commissioner in Madama Butterfly.

Opera credits include two world premières: Gavin Bryars' Marilyn Forever with Aventa Ensemble and George Stoner in Tobin Stokes' Rattenbury: The Opera.

Concert appearances include Monteverdi's Vespers with the Victoria Philharmonic Choir and Bach's St. John Passion with the Victoria Baroque Players. Future performances include Bach's Magnificat during the Royal and McPherson Theatres Centennial celebration.

Andrew studies voice with Ingrid Attrot at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. He won the 2013 Rose Bowl Award Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival. 


 

February, 2015