Ukrainian Bass-baritone Andrey Kushchinsky began his musical life in the choirs of Leicester Cathedral, after moving to the UK in 2007. Andrey studies at RBC under Christopher Turner, and sings with NYCGB, Ex Cathedra, the CBSO Chorus and the RBC Chamber Choir.

Andrey is currently training as an operatic and jazz singer, and is preparing for a career in film-making, -scoring and vocal performance. Andrey has sung on international television and radio, the BBC Proms and Lincoln Jazz Festival, and is preparing to sing the role of Papageno in RBC’s spring production of Mozart’s “Magic Flute”

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“What I was unprepared for was the sheer force of the music, the power in the music in the lyric being intoned by the voice of a bass baritone for which the word ‘awesome’ might have been coined…

…And the voice I heard through the walls of stone? The first intimation of an immortal evening? The voice belongs to Andrej Kushchinsky, a Ukrainian baritone who is a first year undergraduate. One can only imagine the dizzying heights to which his talent will ascend.”

Ellington Society UK, May 2018