Hailed as ‘a miracle of freshness and brightness’, American/Guatemalan soprano Andrea Carroll is in huge demand with opera houses across the US and Europe. Between 2015-2020 Andrea spent five seasons on the ensemble at the Wiener Staatsoper, performing 15 leading roles for the company.
The 23/24 season saw Andrea perform Norina in Don Pasquale at the Wiener Staatsoper and Nannetta in Falstaff for Houston Grand Opera. She will go on to make her Royal Opera House debut as Musetta in La bohème. Andrea will also perform Norina in Don Pasquale and Woglinde in Das Rheingold & Götterdämmerung at Teatro alla Scala.
In the 22/23 season Andrea made a series of house debuts, including for The Metropolitan Opera as Zerlina Don Giovanni, Micaëla Carmen for Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro for Canadian Opera Company, as well as returning to Palm Beach Opera as Nannetta Falstaff.
Highlights of the 21/22 season included Andrea’s Teatro alla Scala debut as Zerlina Don Giovanni, Adina L'elisird'amore for the Wiener Staatsoper, Pamina Die Zauberflöte for Houston Grand Opera and a return to San Diego Opera as Beatriz in Daniel Catan’s La Hija de Rappaccini.
On the concert platform, recent plans have included the world premiere of Johannes Maria Staud’s Jittering Directions in her debut with the Wiener Symphoniker, Brahms’ Requiem for her debut with The Cleveland Orchestra as well as Fauré’s Requiem & Columbine in Ethel Smyth’s Fête Galante in Andrea’s debut for the Bard Music Festival.
On the ensemble at the Wiener Staatsoper, Andrea’s roles included Zerlina Don Giovanni, Susanna Le nozze di Figaro, Nannetta Falstaff, Gilda Rigoletto, Musetta La bohème, Norina Don Pasquale, Adina L'elisird'amore, Pamina Die Zauberflöte, Gretel Hänsel und Gretel, Woglinde Das Rheingold/Götterdämmerung, and Stimme des Waldvogels in Siegfried, among others.
Notable operatic engagements have included Pamina Die Zauberflöte for Dallas Opera, Adina L'elisird'amore Den Norske Opera, Leïla Les pêcheurs de perles for Houston Grand Opera, Musetta La bohème for San Diego Opera, Mélisande in a new production of Pelléas et Mélisande and Adèle Le comte Ory for Garsington Opera and Micaëla Carmen for the Tokyo Philharmonic. Andrea has created the roles of Mary Bailey in Jake Heggie's It's a Wonderful Life with Houston Grand Opera, Kitty in Johannes Maria Staud's Die Weiden at the Wiener Staatsoper and made her house debut at Washington National Opera as Rosalba in Daniel Catan's Florencia enel Amazonas.
Andrea trained at the Manhattan School of Music before joining the Young Artist Program at Glimmerglass Opera and spent two years on the Young Artist Program at Houston Grand Opera. Among her many accolades, Andrea was a finalist in the 2015 Operalia competition, winner of the 2012 Eleanor McCollum Competition and a 2018 recipient of the Richard Tucker Career Grant