British Baritone Andrew Hamilton is coming to the end of his final year as a student on the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Opera School. 

He was a Semi Finalist in the 2019 Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

In 2018 Andrew was an Alvarez Young Artist at Garsington Opera, appearing as one of the Diener in Capriccio and also in Die Zauberflöte. Other operatic experience includes covering and performing the roles of Bridegroom/Husband/Father in British Youth Opera's production of Judith Weir's The Vanishing Bridegroom in September 2017, where he also performed the role of Second Bad Robber. In 2019 he performed the role of Adonis in Venus and Adonis at the Guildhall School.

Recent engagements include assorted roles in Scoring a Century for British Youth Opera, directed by Keith Warner, for which he was awarded the Basil A Turner award by the company. This November Andrew performed the role of Count Perrucchetto in Haydn's La Fedeltà Premiata at the Guildhall School.

In February, Andrew appeared in a new commission, The Angel Esmeralda, a venture between Scottish Opera and the Guildhall School, written by Lliam Paterson. 

In September Andrew will be joining the Opera Studio of the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich as a Young Artist.

Photograph: Eugene Dillon-Hooper