During the 2015-2016 season, Andrea Carroll was an ensemble member of the Vienna State Opera. Roles performed include Woglinde in Das Rheingold/Götterdämmerung, Adina in L’elisir d’amore, Musetta in La bohème, Najade in Ariadne auf Naxos, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Norina in Don Pasquale, Waldvogel in Siegfried, and Papagena in Die Zauberflöte, among others. Ms. Carroll also returned to the Houston Grand Opera as Julie Jordan in Carousel.
In the 2014-2015 season, Ms. Carroll made her Washington National Opera as Rosalba in Florencia en el Amazonas, followed by her first performances of Gilda in Rigoletto with Opera Santa Barbara. She sang the role of the Princess in El gato con botas with Gotham Chamber Opera, Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos at Seattle Opera, and returned to Utah Opera to sing Leïla in Les pêcheurs de perles.
Andrea Carroll recently completed a two-year tenure as a member of the Houston Grand Opera Studio. During her time at HGO she sang Musetta in La bohème, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music, the Plaintiff in Trial by Jury, and Woglinde in a new production of Das Rheingold. She made her debut with Utah Opera as Rosalba in Florencia en al Amazonas and with Fort Worth Opera as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro. At Glimmerglass Opera, Ms. Carroll performed the role of Julie Jordan in Carousel and Rose Segal in John Musto’s Later the Same Evening. She spent two summers with Wolf Trap Opera where she sang Corinna in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims and Zerlina in Don Giovanni.
Andrea Carroll graduated from Manhattan School of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance. She was awarded First Prize at Houston Grand Opera’s Eleanor McCollum Competition, and Second Place in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (New England Region). She has been awarded career grants from the Shoshana Foundation, the Liederkranz Foundation, the William Matheus Sullivan Foundation, the Gerda Lissner Foundation, and the ASCAP Foundation. Ms. Carroll is a native of Bethesda, Maryland.
Hailed by Opera News for her “strong, vibrant soprano” with a “rich, dark low register and gleaming top,” soprano Andrea Carroll is a 2017-2018 ensemble member of the Vienna State Opera. While in residence, she performs the roles of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Adina in L’elisir d’amore, and Norina in Don Pasquale, among others. In a return to Houston Grand Opera, she sings the role of Maria in West Side Story, and also performs recitals under the auspices of the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Musikverein.
Last season’s performances included Micaëla in Carmen with Opera San Antonio, Mary Bailey in the World premiere of Jake Heggie's It’s a Wonderful Life with Houston Grand Opera, Gilda in Rigoletto with Palm Beach Opera, Mélisande in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande with Garsington Opera, and a concert of Mozart arias with Musica Angelica Baroque in Los Angeles.