Dr Andrew Sutherland began lecturing in Music at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2019. Formerly based in London, he performed throughout many of the major venues around the city. He grew up in Western Australia performing with the WA Symphony Orchestra, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, The Song Company and many others. In 1995, he formed the Giovanni Consort in Perth, which continues to employ young singers to perform high quality chamber music. Critics have praised his singing, stating, “Andrew Sutherland’s opening tenor aria was also memorable for its control and refinement and for its stylish ornamentation.” (Stewart Smith – Sunday Arts) “Tenor Andrew Sutherland, who has a flair for oratorio, did well, too, notably in Thou Shalt Break which had a commanding quality and meaningful phrase-shaping.” (Neville Cohn – The West Australian). Sutherland is in demand as a singer and an academic, writing and reviewing for several academic journals and is currently working on a book, “Children in Opera”.
Sutherland attended the University of Western Australia and Edith Cowan University, where he later taught and received his PhD from Monash University in Melbourne.