Andrew Foster-Williams

Bass-Baritone


"Andrew Foster-Williams's Golaud is the centre of this production. Awkward, conventional, stiff with unexpressed emotion, hideously disappointed, shoe-horned into suspicion and grotesquely realistic domestic violence, he is as much, if not more, the victim. It's beautiful singing, impassioned, truthful - I found Foster-Williams the most moving Golaud I have heard."
Anna Picard
The Independent

Andrew Foster-Williams
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  • Handel Messiah; Mozart Requiem - New York Philharmonic Orchestra - Bernard Labadie
  • Britten War Requiem - Oregon Symphony Orchestra
  • Mendelssohn Elijah - Sydney Symphony Orchestra - Paul McCreesh; Deutsche Symphony Orchestra, Berlin - Andrew Manze
  • Telramund Lohengrin - Lanaudière Festival, Québec - Yannick Nézet-Séguin
  • Balstrode Peter Grimes - Lyon Opera
  • Handel L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato - Mark Morris Dance Group - Teatro Real, Madrid
  • Father Joseph in Gounod Cinq Mars - Münchner Rundfunkorchester - Ulf Schirmer
  • Beethoven Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II - San Francisco Symphony Orchestra - Michael Tilson Thomas
  • Bach St John Passion (Christus) - Concertgebouw Amsterdam
  • Mozart Requiem - Philadelphia Orchestra - Yannick Nézet-Séguin
  • Leporello Don Giovanni; Albert Werther; Leone Tamerlano - Washington National Opera
  • Haydn Die Jahreszeiten; Mozart Requiem - London Symphony Orchestra - Sir Colin Davis
  • Beethoven Missa Solemnis; Brahms Requiem - Orchestre des Champs Elysée - Phillipe Herreweghe
  • Hidraot, Roi de Damascus in Gluck Armide; Fenice in Handel Deidamia - Netherlands Opera - Ivor Bolton
  • Pizarro Fidelio - Le Cercle de L'Harmonie - Jérémie Rohrer; Opera North - Sir Richard Armstrong
  • Golaud Pelléas et Mélisande - Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow; Independent Opera
  • Alidoro La Cenerentola - Welsh National Opera - Carlo Rizzi
  • Nick Shadow The Rake's Progress - Opéra National de Lorraine; Basel Chamber Orchestra - Paul Goodwin