Andrew Watts is a fixture of countertenor singing in Britain and beyond, with a repertory ranging from the Baroque to the present day, and from opera to choral music and song. He has also had an important career as an educator.
Watts was born in Hammersmith in west London on December 29, 1967. His father was a soccer (football) player and his mother a restaurant manager. Watts showed musical talent as a child and took up the clarinet, saxophone, voice, and piano. Offered a scholarship to the prestigious Eton private school, he turned it down because his parents were unable t... Read more