Australian tenor Andrew Goodwin was the first foreigner to perform the iconic role of Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Bolshoi Theatre. He sang Lensky not only during eight years 2006-2014 in Moscow, but also for the Bolshoi Theatre’s production tour to the Ljubljana Music Festival, Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Teatro Real in Madrid and The National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing. Andrew Goodwin has been a guest at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Opera Australia, The Classical Opera Company in London and Pinchgut Opera in Sydney. His repertoire includes Fenton (Falstaff), Belmonte, Don Ottavio, Tamino, Gomatz (Zaide), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress), Egeo (Cavalli’s Giasone), Florival (Grétry’s L’amant jaloux), Silvio (Martin Y Soler’s L’Arbore di Diana), Novice (Billy Budd), Janek (The Makropoulos Affair) and Avvakum in the world premiere of Rodion Shchedrin’s Boyarina Morozova.
On the concert platform Andrew Goodwin has performed a varied repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary music with the St.Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Orchestra and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. He has appeared with recitals at the Wigmore Hall, at the Oxford Lieder, at Huntington, Coriole and Canberra Festivals to name a few. A graduate of St.Petersburg Conservatoire in 2005, Andrew Goodwin undertook a postgraduate study in 2006 at the Royal Academy of Music in London.