IRISH INDEPENDENT

La Traviata at the NCH Dublin:  “…this production introduces Fiona McAndrew as the tragic heroine. Her encounter with Germont has endearing appeal. In the final act, McAndrew creates an almost perfect atomosphere of fraility and deathly delirium. The return of Alfredo…spurs her to expressive radiance”

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS

Lucia di Lammermoor for Lyric Opera of San Antonio, Texas
“In the high flying role of the young woman forced to marry a man she
does not love, soprano Fiona McAndrew delivered her music with a warm
gloss and consistent beauty and accuracy from top to bottom..”

IRISH TIMES

RTE Concert Orchestra lunchtime concert/live broadcast:
“McAndrew…persuasively inhabiting the role (of Violetta) and soaring
with ease amid the high-register notes Verdi wrote for his consumptive
heroine.”

EVENING STANDARD, UK

Cosi fan Tutte at Opera Holland Park
“ a ripe toned Fiordiligi …with dazzling coloratura”

THE INDEPENDENT (UK)

Martha at Castleward Opera, N.Ireland
“Fiona McAndrew’s Lady Harriet is an intriguing mix, more mezzo than soprano, yet possessed of a dazzling high coloratura….”

THE NEWSLETTER

Martha for Castleward Opera

“…acted and sung with suitably post-modern panache in coloratura soprano Fiona McAndrew.”

THE TIMES, UK

“Fiona McAndrew, Dublin-born, Australian-educated and a graduate of the Guildhall, looks and sounds the singer destined to move on to higher things. The international background has given her the confidence to bring out the haughty Adina..her soprano has plenty of flash and accomplished coloratura…the final scene where Adina softens was affectingly done.”

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Daughter of the Regiment for English Touring Opera

“of the cast of young singers…Fiona McAndrew was outstanding forvocal agility, colour and panache.”

THE NEWSLETTER, Belfast

O’Connells new opera My Love My Umbrella at the Belfast Festival
“The four singers were very good, with soprano Fiona McAndrew in the main role showing a lot of style and impressing with her singing talents greatly “

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