Andee-Louise Hypolite

Samling Artist Programme: 2000

After gaining a First Class Honours BMus in Performance and and MMus in Advanced Opera with Distinction at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Andee-Louise studied at the National Opera Studio (with the assistance of awards from The Friends of Covent Garden, The Peter Stuyvesant Foundation and The Amici di Verdi).

Operatic roles have included Marchioness Clarice in Rossini’s La Pietra del Paragone and Berta in The Barber of Seville, Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, Mrs Grose in The Turn of the Screw and Mrs Herring in Albert Herring, both by Britten, and Mercedes in Bizet’s Carmen.

Major concerts have included performances of Berio’s Folk Songs, Ravel’s Chansons madecasses, Brahms’ Four Serious Songs Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’Ete and Elgar’s Sea Pictures.

Oratorio repertoire includes Bach’s St Matthew Passion and Christmas Oratorio, Handel’s Messiah and Belshazzar, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Mozart’sRequiem and Mass in C minor, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius and Verdi’s Requiem.

Andee-Louise is also an occasional performer of more popular music, singing songs from West End shows and jazz and blues standards, working with big bands and jazz ensembles including that of the Scottish saxophonist Bobby Wishart.