Bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams performs on both the opera and concert stages, in repertoire ranging from works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Handel, Mozart, and Weber to those by Berlioz, Britten, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, and Wagner. He has appeared on major stages with celebrated orchestras and conductors, including The Cleveland Orchestra with Franz Welser-Möst, The Philadelphia Orchestra with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Salzburg Mozarteum with Ivor Bolton, San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra with Richard Egarr, Hong Kong Philharmonic with Edo de Waart, Gulbenkian Orchestra with Lorenzo Viotti, and London Philharmonic Orchestra with Vladimir Jurowski.
Highlights of his 2019–20 season include Wagner’s Lohengrin at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl, Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Oslo Philharmonic, Handel’s Messiah with the Munich Philharmonic, Beethoven’s Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
Andrew Foster-Williams’s commercial releases include La Damnation de Faust with Les Talens Lyriques (led by Christoph Rousset), Haydn’s The Seasons with the London Symphony Orchestra (Colin Davis) and with Gabrieli Consort & Players (Paul McCreesh), Weber’s Euryanthe with ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (Constantin Trinks), and Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera (Richard Egarr). Performances captured for DVD include a Gramophone Award–winning production of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen with Glyndebourne Festival Opera (Wiliam Christie) and Rossini’s William Tell (Antonio Fogliani).