British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero is a Samling Artist, City Music Foundation Artist, and Handel House Talent Scheme Artist. She was also a three-time Britten-Pears Young Artist, and a 2019 Alvarez Young Artist with Garsington Opera. In 2018-19, Anna joined the opera studio of the Opéra National de Lyon, and she returns in 2021 to perform the roles of Bergère/ Chouette/ Chauve-souris/ Pastourelle in Ravel’s L'Enfant et les sortilèges.
Recent concert engagements include recitals for Handel House, Oxford Lieder, and Barnes Music Festival, Mozart Exsultate, jubilate and a world premiere by Geoffrey Hansen with the London Mozart Players, Handel Messiah at Hereford Cathedral, and Rutter Requiem in Eton College Chapel.
Operatic engagements include Ground Ivy/ The Fairy Queen, and Zerlina/ Don
Giovanni (Waterperry Opera Festival); Soliste, Mme Rossignol/ Romeo and Juliet (Boris Blacher, Théâtre de La Croix Rousse/ Opéra de Lyon); Die Prinzessin/ The Hogboon (Peter Maxwell-Davies, Philharmonie de Luxembourg); Fortuna, Damigella, Venere/ L’incoronazione di Poppea and Euridice (cover)/ Orfeo ed Euridice
(Longborough Festival Opera); Mab, Adelaide/ The Enchanted Pig (Jonathan Dove, Hampstead Garden Opera); and Galatea/ Acis and Galatea, serenata in tre parti (Snape Maltings).
Anna studied English with a choral scholarship at Trinity College, Cambridge, before graduating with distinction from a masters at the Royal College of Music. She then completing her postgraduate studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg with soprano Barbara Bonney.
In 2019, Anna won the Opera Prelude Singer’s Prize, and was a semi-finalist in the London Mozart Competition. She was awarded second prize in the Lies Askonas competition 2017, and was the CD Broad visiting scholar to Rice University, Houston, in 2012/13.