Andrejs Krutojs is internationally active opera and concert singer based in Zurich, Switzerland.
In 2021 Andrejs Krutojs debuts at the Zurich Opera House in Strauss’ “Capriccio”* and “Salome” and continues teaching at the Conservatory of Lausanne.
Born in Riga, Latvia, Andrejs Krutojs has studied singing at the Zurich University of Arts with prof. Dr. h.c. mult Scot Weir (Master of Music Pedagogy) and at Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with prof. Mati Palm (Bachelor of Music). Andrejs Krutojs received a scholarship to further his development at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland (class of dots. Annika Ollinkari) and Conservatorio di musica “Santa Cecilia” in Rome, Italy (class of prof. Anna Maria Ferrante).
He has participated in masterclasses of some of the world’s greatest professionals like Montserrat Caballé, KS Karan Armstrong, Jorma Hynninen, Bruno Pola, Gianni Maffeo, Prof. Rebecca Berg, Dr. Emilio Pons, and director Peter Konwitschny.
Andrejs Krutojs makes his operatic debut at the age of 22 at Estonian National Opera in Cimarosa’s “Il matrimonio segreto”, and remains internationally active ever since, singing in Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, and China.
In 2017 Andrejs Krutojs receives the stipend from the established Swiss Foundation “LYRA” for extraordinary talented musicians.
In 2019, at the age of 28, he takes over the professeur de chant position at the Conservatory of Lausanne.
Andrejs Krutojs speaks fluently English, German, Russian and Latvian.
*cancelled due to pandemic