Andrés Presno



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Uruguayan tenor Andrés Presno joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in the 2019/20 Season where his roles included First Man in Armour (Die Zauberflöte), Roderigo (Otello), Gastone de Letorières (La Traviata) and First Elder (Susanna). In  2020/21, he covered Rodolfo (La Boheme). In the 2021/22 season his roles include cover Duca (Rigoletto), singing Abdallo and cover Ismaele (Nabucco), singing Gastone de Letorières and cover Alfredo Germont (La Traviata), singing Roderigo and covering Cassio (Otello).

Presno studied at the Escuela Departamental de Canto Lirico with Rina Baffa, at Escuela Nacional de Arte Lirico del SODRE under Raquel Pierotti and with Yvonne Kenny at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where he was a scholar and was supported by the Centro Cultural de Música, Uruguay.  His opera appearances include Messenger (Aida), Parpignol (La bohème), Remendado (Carmen), Cassio (Otello), Giuseppini  (El dúo de la Africana), Gastone de Letorières (La traviata), Ricardo (La del Manojo de Rosas) and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) at SODRE, Dr. Caius (Falstaff) and Edmondo (Manon Lescaut) at Teatro Solis in Montevideo, and chorus and various solo roles in productions for the Punta Classics Festival.

In summer 2022 he appeared as Malcolm and covered Macduff (Macbeth) for The Grange Festival

Future engagements in 2022/23 include a return to Covent Garden for Messenger (Aida) and cover Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly).  He will also appear as Des Grieux (Manon) for the Teatro Municipal, Santiago, as cover and singing some performances as Cavaradossi (Tosca) for Opera North, and singing Rossini’s Petite Messe Solonelle for the Newbury Spring Festival.

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  • JPYA summer performance at Covent Garden

    ‘The other future Verdian star was tenor Andrés Presno who, despite only having been cast in lighter roles thus far, displayed an impressive squillo as Don Carlos that rang through the entire theatre – a name to keep an eye on.’

    Kevin W Ng Bachtrack / July 2021
  • Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance

    ‘…Andrés Presno’s ferociously passionate – though never coarse – Don Carlos. ‘

    Benjamin Poore MusicOMH July 2021