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Andrew Love

Andrew Love
Phil Crozer.

Calgary native Andrew Love is in the enviable position of balancing his time between engagements on Broadway and on the opera stage. Heard as the Bishop and Javert (understudy) in Les Misérables in Toronto, he was also engaged for the same roles in the 2014 Broadway revival of the show and the National Tour that ran from 2017 - 2020. In 2017-2018, Andrew also joined Pacific Opera Victoria for Schaunard in La bohème, the Regina Symphony for the Fauré Requiem, and appeared as Baron Duphol in La traviata for Manitoba Opera. He continued his 2018 season in St. John’s where he made his company and role debut singing Hannah Before in As One for Opera on the Avalon. He re-joined the company in the fall of 2018 for the role of Thomas Nangle in John Estacio’s Ours. He returned to his hometown in early 2019 for the Canadian Premiere of Joby Talbot’s Everest.

In the 2016-2017 season, he starred as Charlie in the Calgary Opera production of Filumena, Marcello in La bohème for Against the Grain Theatre, and Schultz in Louis Riel for the Canadian Opera Company, at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa and for Opéra de Québec.

Further credits include Baron Douphol in La traviata (Calgary Opera/Opéra de Québec), Papageno in The Magic Flute (Highlands Opera), Lord Cecil in Maria Stuarda and Dancaïre in Carmen, both for Pacific Opera Victoria, Marco in Gianni Schicchi with Calgary Opera, Silvio in Pagliacci (Opera Hamilton), Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro (Saskatoon Opera) and Sid in Albert Herring (Opera on the Avalon). As a concert artist he has been heard with the New Brunswick Symphony, Indian River Festival, Westben Festival, Grand Philharmonic Choir, Buffalo Philharmonic, at Avery Fisher Hall and the Global Cabaret Festival in works such as Carmina Burana, Fauré’s Requiem, Messiah, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Brahms’s Requiem. Mr. Love received his training at the University of Toronto where he received the ARIAS Distinguished Graduate Award, and as an inaugural member of the Calgary Opera Emerging Artist Development Program

He now lives in Connecticut with his husband and their Wheaten Terrier “Toby”.

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