Artistic Director, Voces Boreales

Originally from the United Kingdom, Andrew Gray has made a name for himself in Montréal as a choral conductor and arranger. He is currently the artistic director of Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal, Voces Boreales, VB8, and the Montréal Choral Institute. Starting out as a chorister at Durham Cathedral, United Kingdom, he went on to join the internationally acclaimed a cappella group The Swingle Singers, with whom he traveled around the world. He worked with Luciano Berio for performances of his opera Outis at La Scala in Milan and the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. As a contemporary repertoire performer and soloist, he has sung for many distinguished conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Yan-Pascal Tortelier, David Robertson, David Zinman, and Arturo Tamayo. As a chorister, he has toured with a number of top choral ensembles, including Tenebrae, Ensemble vocal de Lausanne, the Theatre of Early Music, Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, and VivaVoce.