British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero is a member of Opera Fuoco’s Atelier Lyrique. She trained in the opera studio of the Opéra de Lyon, at the Royal College of Music, Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, and artist schemes Samling, Handel House, Opera Prelude, Alvarez, City Music Foundation and Britten Pears. In 2023, Anna makes her role debut as Susanna/Le Nozze di Figaro at the Festival Les Étoiles du Classique and the Festival Septembre Musical de l’Orne, and returns to Waterperry Opera Festival as Belinda/Dido and Aeneas. She and pianist Sebastian Issler were awarded the Jean Meikle Duo Prize in the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition 2022.
Further operatic roles have included Grace (Samantha Fernando/glass human) Glyndebourne on Tour; Atalanta (Handel/Serse) at Opera Holland Park; Soliste (Blacher/Romeo and Juliet) at Opéra de Lyon with Emmanuel Calef; Musetta (Puccini/La Bohème) at the Festival de la Grange aux Pianos with David Stern; Ninfa (Monteverdi/Orfeo) at Garsington Opera with The English Concert and Laurence Cummings; Die Prinzessin (Maxwell-Davies/The Hogboon) at Philharmonie de Luxembourg with Karina Canellakis; Zerlina (Mozart/Don Giovanni), and Fairy (Purcell/The Fairy Queen) at Waterperry Opera Festival; Fortuna/ Damigella/ Venere (Monteverdi/L’incoronazione di Poppea), and cover Euridice (Gluck/Orfeo ed Euridice) at Longborough Festival Opera; Galatea (Handel/Acis and Galatea, serenata in tre parti) at Snape Maltings; Barbarina (Mozart/Le Nozze di Figaro) at Théâtre Blossac; Belinda (Purcell/Dido and Aeneas) at The Shipwright Theatre; Mab/ Adelaide (Dove/The Enchanted Pig) at Jacksons Lane Theatre; and Pamina (Mozart/The Magic Flute) at the ADC Theatre.
Upcoming concerts include chamber recitals with Fuoco Obbligato, Sounds Baroque and The Brook Street Band, and a concert and recording of John Weldon The Judgement of Paris (First Attendant) with Julian Perkins and The Academy of Ancient Music.
Concert highlights have included performing with Sholto Kynoch at the Oxford Lieder Festival, Leicester International Music Festival and LiedFest Berlin-Oxford, with Sebastian Issler at the Liedrezital Zürich, with Natalie Burch at Wigmore Hall, and with Libby Burgess at New Paths Music Festival.
Chamber music highlights have included baroque concerts with Fuoco Obbligato, The Brook Street Band, and Cambridge Handel Opera, Mozart/Exsultate jubilate with the London Mozart Players, and Britten/Les Illuminations with The Echéa Quartet.
Operatic engagements cancelled as a result of the pandemic include: Gretel (Humperdinck/Hänsel und Gretel) at the Grand Théâtre, Opéra de Dijon; Télaïre (Rameau/Castor et Pollux) at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford; Bergère/Pastourelle/Chouette/Chauve-souris (Ravel/L'Enfant et les sortilèges) at Opéra de Lyon and touring to the Bayerische Staatsoper; cover Fiametta (Gilbert and Sullivan/The Gondoliers) and cover Phylla (Gilbert and Sullivan/Utopia Limited) with Scottish Opera.
Concert engagements cancelled as a result of the pandemic include: Tippett/A Child of Our Time with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City; Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra; Strauss Vier Letzte Lieder with the Fidelio Orchestra, London; Beethoven Mass in C at Kings College, Cambridge.
Following a degree in English from Trinity College, Cambridge, Anna pursued postgraduate vocal studies at London’s Royal College of Music and the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg. 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 finalist of the Young Singers Platform at the International Lied Festival Zeist and semi-finalist in the London Mozart Competition, the Royal Overseas League Competition, and the Cesti Competition.