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Andrea Carroll

Andrea Carroll
Simon Pauly.

In the 2022-2023 season, Andrea performs Micaëla in Carmen for her debut with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, makes her role and house debut as Cunegonde in a new production of Candide at Opéra National de Lyon, makes her Canadian Opera Company debut as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, returns to Palm Beach Opera as Nannetta in Falstaff, and debuts at The Metropolitan Opera as Zerlina in Don Giovanni.

The 2021-2022 season saw Andrea in her debut at the Bard Music Festival performing the role of Columbine in Ethel Smyth’s Fête Galante and as the soprano soloist in Fauré’s Requiem. On the operatic stage, she made her Teatro alla Scala debut as Zerlina in Don Giovanni, returned to San Diego Opera as Beatriz in Daniel Catan’s La Hija de Rappaccini, to Houston Grand Opera as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and to the Wiener Staatsoper as Adina in L’elisir d’amore. Andrea appeared in concert for her debut with the Wiener Symphoniker and the Wiener Konzerthaus in the world premiere of Johannes Maria Staud’s Jittering Directions and as the soprano soloist in Brahms’ Requiem for her debut with The Cleveland Orchestra.

In the 2020-2021 season, Andrea made her company debut with San Diego Opera as Musetta in La bohème and returned to Garsington Opera as Adèle in Le comte Ory. She was scheduled to make her debut at the Wiener Musikverein as the soprano soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and at the Metropolitan Opera as Zerlina in Don Giovanni before Covid-19 cancellations. The previous season saw her debuts with Den Norske Opera in Oslo as Adina in L’elisir d’amore, The Dallas Opera as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, and the Tokyo Philharmonic as Micaëla in Carmen. She returned to the Wiener Staatsoper for performances of Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Gilda in Rigoletto, Norina in Don Pasquale, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and was scheduled to perform Oscar in Un ballo in Maschera and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro.

Notable operatic highlights have included her house debut at Washington National Opera as Rosalba in Daniel Catan’s Florencia en el Amazonas, Leïla in Les pêcheurs de perles with Houston Grand Opera, her house and role debut as Mélisande in a new production of Pelléas et Mélisande at Garsington Opera, creating the role of Mary Bailey in Jake Heggie’s It’s a Wonderful Life with Houston Grand Opera, and creating the role of Kitty in Johannes Maria Staud’s Die Weiden at the Wiener Staatsoper.

Andrea was a member of the ensemble at the Wiener Staatsoper from 2015-2020, where her roles included Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Nannetta in Falstaff, Gilda in Rigoletto, Musetta in La bohème, Norina in Don Pasquale, Adina in L’elisir d’amore, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, Woglinde in Das Rheingold/Götterdämmerung, and Stimme des Waldvogels in Siegfried, among others.

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