- Zuniga - "Carmen"
- The Voice of God - "Noah's Flood"
- Featured Soloist - "Opera on the Lake: Rock Opera!"
Resident Artist Andrew Hernandez returns to the WGO stage in 2018-19, singing Zuniga in Bizet’s firey Carmen and reprising his role as the Voice of Gode in Britten’s Noh’s Flood. Throughout the past several seasons, Hernandez has sang many featured roles with the WGO, including the Bonze in Madama Butterfly, Dr. Grenvil in La Traviata, The Voice of God in Britten’s Noah’s Flood (June 2017), and a featured soloist in the Patriotic Concert at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in 2017, and last May’s Opera on the Lake – POPera: Simply Irresistible.
Hernandez participated in Wichita Grand Opera’s first year of the Opera Academy of the Midwest in 2015; Andrew was given a fellowship and the opportunity to cover principal roles in Turandot and Don Carlo.
Andrew Hernandez is a Bass from Fresno, California and is a graduate of opera performance at Wichita State University, and is grateful for the opportunity to study with the wonderful faculty at WSU. Andrew completed an undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance at California State University Fresno. While in Fresno, Andrew performed Benoît/Alcindoro in La bohème, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte and premiered the role of Police Chief in The Secret of Luca. Andrew has participated in young artist programs such as Fresno Opera and Orchestra Summer Academy, Halifax Summer Opera Festival and Opera Academy of the Midwest. While at Wichita State, Andrew has performed Leporello in Don Giovanni, Dr. Lomax in Cold Sassy Tree and Huascar in Les Indes galantes.
- Date:Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 7 pm
- Location: Century II Concert Hall
Noah’s Flood (May 23rd performance at Wichita’s Century II)
- Date:Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7 pm
- Location: Century II's Mary Jane Teall Theater
Noah’s Flood (May 19th performance at the McPherson Opera House)
- Date:Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 6 pm
- Location: McPherson Opera House