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British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero is a member of Opera Fuoco’s Atelier Lyrique under David Stern, and was formerly in the opera studio of the Opéra de Lyon.


In 2024, Anna makes her debut at the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre in Giant by Sarah Angliss, and will return to the ROH as Pamina in a main stage schools performance of Die Zauberflöte.


Further roles have included Governess (Britten/The Turn of the Screw) for Deborah Warner’s opera season at Bath Theatre Royal’s Ustinov Studio; Susanna (Mozart/Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Festival Les Étoiles du Classique; 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), Belinda (Purcell/ Dido and Aeneas) 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; Mab/ Adelaide (Dove/The Enchanted Pig) at Jacksons Lane Theatre.

Anna and pianist Sebastian Issler were awarded the Jean Meikle Duo Prize in the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition 2022. She also performs regularly with Sholto Kynoch, including at the Oxford International Song Festival, Leicester International Music Festival, and LiedFest Berlin-Oxford. Further chamber music collaborators include concerts with The Brook Street Band, Sounds Baroque, Fuoco Obbligato, The London Mozart Players, The Temple Players, The Echéa Quartet, and The Academy of Ancient Music. Anna has been on artist schemes with Samling, Handel House, Opera Prelude and Britten Pears. She holds a degree in English from Trinity College, Cambridge.

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. 

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; 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. She also trained on the artist schemes Samling, Handel House, Opera Prelude, Alvarez, City Music Foundation and Britten Pears. Anna won the 2019 Opera Prelude Singer’s Prize, and was awarded second prize in the 2017 Lies Askonas competition. She was 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. 

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