British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero is a member of the studio of the Opéra de Lyon. In 2021, Anna joins the Paris-based company Opera Fuoco, and will also make her role debut at the Opéra de Dijon. She is a Samling Artist, City Music Foundation Artist, Handel House Talent Scheme Artist, and Opera Prelude Young Artist.
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. Upcoming concert appearances include Britten Les Illuminations with the Echéa Quartet and Tippett A Child of Our Time with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México.
Anna has given recitals with Sholto Kynoch for Oxford Lieder and Leicester International Music Festival. She recently performed the role of Musetta in a concert performance of La Bohème with Opera Fuoco, a baroque song programme with Julian Perkins for the Oxford Lieder Festival 2020, 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, was a semi-finalist in the London Mozart Competition, and was awarded second prize in the 2017 Lies Askonas competition. In Autumn 2021, she will perform in the semi-final of the Royal Over-Seas League Competition, London, and in the final of the Young Singers Platform at the International Lied Festival Zeist, with pianist Natalie Burch.
Anna studied English with a choral scholarship at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was the CD Broad scholar to Rice University, Houston, before graduating with distinction from a masters at the Royal College of Music. She then completed her postgraduate studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg with soprano Barbara Bonney.