Andrea Tweedale graduated from the RNCM with an MMus and PGdip, both with distinction. Her studies were kindly supported by the Worshipful Company of Musicians and Independent Opera at Saddler’s Wells, who continued their support after Andrea’s graduation, awarding her a Fellowship.
Andrea's recent performances include Pagliacci, Cavalleria Rusticana, and Osud with Opera
North, Witch/Mother Hansel and Gretel for the Concordia Foundation, Berta The Barber of Seville at Iford Arts with Charles Court Opera, Micaëla Carmen (Opera Up Close and Opera on Location), and soprano soloist in Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle and Poulenc’s Gloria.
Notable operatic roles include Gilda Rigoletto (Longborough Festival Opera) for which she
received critical acclaim (‘A sensation in the role’ Birmingham Post), Mimi La Bohème (Merry
Opera UK tour), the title role in Tosca and Tatyana Eugene Onegin (Opera on Location), and the roles of Donna Anna Don Giovanni, First Lady The Magic Flute, and Musetta La Bohème for Heritage Opera.
Andrea loves to perform new music, and created the role of Anya in Adam Gorb and Ben Kaye’s Anya 17, which she performed in the UK and Romanian premières of the opera.
Solo performances include The Classical Proms (Concertgebouw, Holland), Strauss' Vier Letzte Lieder (Westmoreland Orchestra), Serenade to Music (Bridgewater Hall), Britten's War Requiem, Verdi's Requiem (Manchester Grammar School), Elgar’s Spirit of England (Bolton Festival Choir
and Orchestra), and Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915.
Future engagements include further tour dates with Heritage Opera as Musetta La Bohème,
Countess The Marriage of Figaro (Opera on Location), Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle in
Bradford, Mozart’s Requiem with the Keswick Hall Choir at Norwich Cathedral, and performances
of Entführung aus dem Serail and Candide with Grange Festival Opera.