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.
Anna has recently performed in concert at Wigmore Hall, Handel House, Hereford Cathedral, and Eton College Chapel, as well as for Leicester International Music Festival with pianist Sholto Kynoch, the Oxford Lieder Festival with harpsichordist Julian Perkins, and East Finchley Arts Festival with the London Mozart Players.
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.