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Andrew Lepri Meyer (Tenor)

Born: Wilmington, Delaware, USA

The American tenor, Andrew Lepri Meyer, has appeared on the operatic and concert stage in the USA and Germany. His first major assignment came as Dr. Cajus in a production of Verdi's Falstaff at the Tanglewood Music Center under the baton of Seiji Ozawa.

Andrew Lepri Meyer received his Master of Music degree in 2002 from the University of Southern California, where he sang, among other roles, Peter Quint in Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw and Don Ramiro in Gioachino Rossini's La Cenerentola. Since then, he has worked with such major conductors as Julius Rudel, under whose baton he sang Sam Kaplan in Kurt Weill's Street Scene at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colorado.

Since arriving in Germany in 2004, Andrew Lepri Meyer has portrayed the role of Ernesto in Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale and Basilio in W.A. Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, in both cases at the Pasinger Fabrik in Munich, Fernando in W.A. Mozart'S Così fan tutte at the Pullach Bürgerhaus and Paulino in Domenico Cimarosa's Il matrimonio segreto with the Munich Chamber Opera.

Andrew Meyer can also look back on many successes as an oratorio singer, especially as Evangelist in J.S. Bach's St. John Passion (BWV 245) with the Pasadena Pro Musica. Beyond this, he took part in the opening season of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles as Evangelist and tenor soloist in J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248) along with the Los Angeles Master Chorale conducted by Grant Gershon.

In Germany Andrew Lepri Meyer has sung Lukas in Franz Joseph Haydn's Die Jahreszeiten with the MGV Vaihingen and the Symphony Orchestra Bohemia in Prague. He was also tenor soloist in a performance of J.S. Bach's B minor Mass (BWV 232) conducted by by Helmuth Rilling.

Since September 1, 2006, Andrew Lepri Meyer has been a member of the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks.

Source: BR-Online Website; Andrew Meyer Website (Photos)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (December 2009)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Peter Dijkstra


BWV 244 [1st], BWV 244 [3rd, 2013]

Links to other Sites

Andrew Lepri Meyer (Official Website) [English/German]

Andrew Lepri Meyer - Tenor (BR-Online)

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