Drew Watson, tenor, is quickly establishing himself as an accomplished singer of opera, concert, and sacred literature. He frequently performs with Opera Birmingham and has appeared in numerous productions with the company, including Samson et Dalila, La Cenerentola, La Bohème, Turandot, La Traviata, Aïda, and Le Nozze di Figaro. His other notable opera credits include Fidelio with the New York Opera Studio and Dido and Aeneas with the Columbia University Bach Society. An active recitalist and avid interpreter of the mélodie française, Drew has sung numerous concerts and recitals in both Europe and North America. He regularly appears on the Eternal Word Television Network, where his singing is broadcast to over 120 countries worldwide on a weekly basis.
Drew is an alumnus of Columbia University, where he majored in French and studied vocal performance at The Juilliard School through the Columbia-Juilliard Exchange Program. He was a foreign exchange student in Paris for his final year at Columbia, studying French literature at the Université de Paris VII and vocal performance at the Conservatoire National de Paris. In addition to his passion for music, Drew has an insatiable appetite for French literature and is a Marcel Proust enthusiast. He is currently reading A la recherche du temps perdu in the original French.