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Praised as a “musicianly, smooth vocalist, capable in divisions” (Opera News Online) with a “powerful baritone and impressive vocal range” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), bass-baritone Andrew Padgett is an accomplished interpreter of early music from medieval to baroque repertoire. He has worked with early music luminaries including Masaaki Suzuki, Benjamin Bagby, and Paul O’Dette, and is a frequent collaborator with ensembles such as TENET, Piffaro, and Bach Collegium San Diego. He has performed as a soloist in concert venues worldwide, including Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the Esplanade Concert Hall in his hometown, Singapore. Andrew holds a B.S. in physics, an M.M. in voice from UC Santa Barbara, and an M.M. in Early Music, Oratorio, and Chamber Ensemble from Yale University’s Institute of Sacred Music. After several years in New York City as a member of the internationally-acclaimed Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys, he now lives in Boston with his wife and son, where he sings with Emmanuel Music on their long-running Bach Cantata Series. In his free time, Andrew enjoys miniature painting and homebrewing.