British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero is an artist with the baroque group Fuoco Obbligato, and the Paris-based company Opera Fuoco led by conductor David Stern. She previously spent two seasons as a member of the studio of the Opéra de Lyon, and is also a Samling Artist, City Music Foundation Artist, Handel House Talent Scheme Artist, and Opera Prelude Young Artist. Upcoming roles include Télaïre/ Rameau, Castor et Pollux at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford and Stour Festival 2022, and Musetta/ Puccini, La Bohème with Opera Fuoco at the Festival de la Grange aux pianos.
Following a degree in English at Cambridge University, Anna trained at the Royal College of Music and the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg.
At home in a wide range of musical genres, Anna performs a diverse repertoire encompassing opera, oratorio, chamber music, art song, contemporary music and early music.
Anna has given frequent recitals with Sholto Kynoch, including for the Oxford Lieder Festival and Leicester International Music Festival. She recently performed the role of Musetta in a concert performance of La Bohème with Opera Fuoco, Britten Les Illuminations with the Echéa Quartet, baroque concerts in Paris with Fuoco Obbligato, and Mozart Exsultate, jubilate with the London Mozart Players. Further concert appearances have included performances at Wigmore Hall, Hereford Cathedral, Eton College Chapel, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Southwark Cathedral, Kings College Chapel and The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
On the operatic stage, Anna’s roles have included Belinda in Purcell Dido and Aeneas (The Master Shipwright's House, London); Ground Ivy The Fairy Queen, and Zerlina Don Giovanni (Waterperry Opera Festival); Soliste/ Mme Rossignol in Blacher Romeo and Juliet (Théâtre de La Croix Rousse, Opéra de Lyon); Die Prinzessin in Maxwell-Davies The Hogboon (Philharmonie de Luxembourg); Fortuna/ Damigella/ Venere L’incoronazione di Poppea and Euridice (cover) Orfeo ed Euridice (Longborough Festival Opera); Mab, Adelaide in Dove The Enchanted Pig (Hampstead Garden Opera); Galatea Acis and Galatea, serenata in tre parti (Snape Maltings); La Musica/ Proserpina L'Orfeo (Theatron Oneiron); and Pamina The Magic Flute (ADC Theatre Cambridge).
Anna has been a Britten-Pears Young Artist, an Alvarez Young Artist with Garsington Opera, and a Countess of Munster Recital Scheme Artist. Anna won the 2019 Opera Prelude Singer’s Prize, and was awarded second prize in the 2017 Lies Askonas competition. She has also been a semi-finalist in the London Mozart Competition and the Royal Overseas League Competition, and a finalist of the Young Singers Platform at the International Lied Festival Zeist, with pianist Natalie Burch.