"Andrew Dickinson brings a compelling visceral energy to both his singing and acting."
Opera Magazine

British tenor Andrew Dickinson is making an impression at opera houses and concert halls across Europe with his charismatic stage presence and sensitive musicality. Born in Liverpool, he completed his studies at the Royal Academy Opera School in 2011. During his training he won a number of competitions, including the Maureen Lehane Vocal Competition at the Wigmore Hall and the UK’s Wagner Society competition in 2014.

At the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he has been a member of the ensemble since 2016, he has already sung a plethora of roles, including Truffaldino in Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges, Tamino in The Magic Flute, Hexe in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, the Four Servants in Offenbach’s Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Novice in Britten’s Billy Budd and Da-Ud in Richard Strauss’ Die Ägyptische Helena. In the 2021/22 season he will interpret the roles of Flute in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Die Lüge in Langgaard's Antikrist.

Andrew's guest appearances in 2021/22 include Four Servants in Hamburg Oper's new production of Les Contes d'Hoffman (Nagano/Pasca), Ulrich Aysligner in Leipzig Oper's new production of Die Meistersinger von Nüremberg (Schirmer/Poutney) and further performances of the award winning production of Janáček's Diary of One Who Disappeared, which he first premiered at Brooklyn Academy of the Arts New York in April 2019 (Musiektheater Transparant/Van Hove).

Guest appearances have seen him as White Minister in Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre (Elbphilharmonie Hamburg), Pedrillo in The Abduction of the Seraglio (Danish National Opera), Spoletta in Tosca (Hamburg Oper) Red Whiskers in Britten’s Billy Budd (Teatro dell’Opera di Roma), Quint in Britten's Turn of the Screw (Bury Court Opera), Flute in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Japan), Kaufmann in Wolfgang Rihm’s Jakob Lenz (Mozarteum Salzburg), and Gerhard in H.K. Gruber’s Gloria – A Pigtail (Bregenz Festival). He has sung under conductors including Kent Nagano, Sir Donald Runnicles, Ulf Schirmer, Robin Ticciati, James Conlon, Alan Gilbert and Enrique Mazzola.

A welcome guest at concert halls across Europe, Andrew has performed Bach’s St. John Passion (Ensemble Resonanz), Handel’s Messiah (Royal Festival Hall in London, St. Stephan’s Cathedral in Vienna, Liszt Academy in Budapest), Mozart’s Requiem (Royal Albert Hall), and most recently Britten’s War Requiem (Berlin Cathedral). Other engagements include Berlioz’s Grande Messe des Morts (Winchester Cathedral), Bach’s B Minor Mass (Bolzano), Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Amman, Jordan), and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (Hanover).

Andrew is an enthusiastic Producer of new concert formats to engage new audiences. During the recent Pandemic in October 2020, he curated a multi-genre project with UNITED WE STREAM, featuring a new exposition of Schubert's Schwanengesang, with over 40 Berlin based artists collaborating in support of the Beirut crisis in Lebanon. In May 2019, he premiered his Die Schöne Müllerin project, accompanied by the pianist Jonathan Ware and with video design by Matthew Kvasnik, premiering at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, followed by a European tour including the Oranjewoud Festival. He also produces concerts and operas with an emphasis on community outreach and education, both in the UK and further afield.