Andrew Lepri Meyer
Voice group: Tenor
A native of Wilmington, Delaware, tenor Andrew Lepri Meyer has appeared on the opera and concert stages in the United States and Europe. His first major engagement was as Dr. Cajus in a production of Verdi’s “Falstaff” at the Tanglewood Music Center under the direction of Seiji Ozawa. He received a Master of Arts in 2002 from the University of Southern California. He has lived since 2004 in Munich, where he has sung such roles as Nemorino in Donizettiʼs “L’elisir d’amore”, Ernesto in “Don Pasquale” and Ferrando in Mozart’s “Così fan tutte”. Beyond this, he has sung the role of Paolino in Domenico Cimarosa’s “Il matrimonio segreto” in guest appearances with the Munich Chamber Opera.
In the Goldener Saal of the Vienna Musikverein, he was heard as Hervey in Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena” in a cast starring Edita Gruberova, and in Munich’s Gasteig he sang Normanno in Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” with Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja.
Since 2006, he has been a regular member of the Bavarian Radio Chorus , which also gave him the opportunity to perform as a soloist with such distinguished conductors as Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Riccardo Muti and Mariss Jansons. Numerous CD recordings as well as concert broadcasts attest to his remarkable versatility as a soloist. Beyond this, Andrew Lepri Meyer can look back on considerable success as an oratorio singer, initially specializing in the works of Bach, especially the passions. He has sung both The Evangelist and the arias in the ʺWeihnachsoratoriumʺ at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, appearing with the Los Angeles Master Chorus led by Grant Gershon. For a long time he has also sung a number of roles in works from the classic and romantic eras.