Tenor Andrew Sritheran was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and began his initial vocal training at the Wellington Music Conservatory. He continued his education at the Eastman School of Music in New York, the Music Academy in Santa Barbara, where he was mentored by Marilyn Horne, and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. Here he was able to demonstrate his enormous talent in staged operatic excerpts, for example as Florestan in Fidelio and as Otello.
The young tenor has won numerous vocal competitions. In 2002 he was the winner of the National Mozart Competition in Great Britain and in 2004 he was awarded the first prize from the British Richard Wagner Society. In addition the tenor was a finalist in the International Wagner Competition in Seattle, USA.
From 2005 to 2007 Andrew Sritheran was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artistes Program of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London. At the International Youth Festival in Aberdeen, Andrew Sritheran debuted as Don José in Carmen.
During the 2008-2009 season the tenor celebrated a huge personal success as Siegmund ,in Die Walküre at the Theater Lübeck in Germany, and returned to Lübeck for the revivals in the seasons 2009/2010/2011.
From 2009 to 2011 Andrew Sritheran was a member of the opera company of the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, where he received much acclaim for his debut in the title role of Lohengrin. He also appeared as Florestan. The tenor was one of the featured soloists in a Galakonzert for the 100-year celebration of the Richard-Wagner-Society Bayreuth in September 2011 and later been heard in Die Walküre at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl.
The classic label musicaphon has released a DVD of the Ring-Cycle from the Theater Lübeck, complete with bonus material, with Andrew Sritheran singing the roleof Siegmund.