Juno-nominated mezzo soprano, Andrea Ludwig, was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan. She has appeared with the Canadian Opera Company in numerous roles including Nireno in Handel’s Julius Ceasar, the Second Niece in Britten’s Peter Grimes, Flora in The Turn of the Screw, Moira in Paul Ruder’s The Handmaid’s Tale, and Liesgen in Bach’s Coffee Cantata.Very much in demand for contemporary opera, Andrea has sung with Tapestry New Opera in newly premiered operas Shelter, Oksana G and The Overcoat: A Musical Tailoring. Andrea was Nada in the multi Dora-nominated Queen of Puddings’ production of Ana Sokolovic’s Svadba (The Wedding) in Toronto, at Edmonton Opera, Philadelphia Opera, San Francisco Opera, and at Festival D’Aix en Provence . She has appeared with Symphony Nova Scotia, Symphony New Brunswick, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Against the Grain Theatre, Toronto Masque Theatre, Soundstreams, Off Centre Music Salon and The TSO Chamber Soloists. Recent recordings include the ECMA-nominated Schubert Orchestrations with Symphony Nova Scotia, Responsio, by Peter Togni, Galicians II with The Ukrainian Art Song Project and Ana Sokolovic’s Sirens.