Anna Cavaliero is a young British-Hungarian soprano, currently based in London. In the 2018/19 season, Anna takes up a place in the studio of the Opéra National de Lyon. She will also become a Samling Artist, and join the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme. Anna recently completed her studies at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, where she studied with Barbara Bonney. She holds an MPerf (with distinction) from the Royal College of Music and an MA in English literature from Cambridge University.
In the 2018 summer season, Anna sings the roles of La Fortuna, Damigella and Venere/L'incoronazione di Poppea for Longborough Festival Opera, and Zerlina/Don Giovanni for Waterperry Opera Festival.
Anna made her international operatic debut in 2017 at the Philharmonie de Luxembourg, where she sang the role of the Princess in Peter Maxwell Davies' The Hogboon, conducted by Karina Canellakis. Further opera roles have included Mab and Adelaide/The Enchanted Pig (Jonathan Dove, HGO); cover Euridice/Orfeo ed Euridice (LFO); Galatea/Acis and Galatea, serenata in tre parti, and cover Sandmännchen/Hänsel und Gretel (RCM); Pamina/The Magic Flute; La Musica and Proserpina/L’Orfeo (Theatron Oneiron); Annina/La Traviata, and Flora/The Turn of the Screw (Euphonia Opera); and Zerlina, Ilia, Elisa and Despina in opera scenes.
In concert, Anna has been privileged to sing in diverse and prestigious venues such as the Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Southwark Cathedral, and The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. She particularly enjoys performing oratorios from the baroque and classical periods, as well as recitals of song repertoire. Anna is active on the Live Music Now scheme with her duo partner, pianist Natalie Burch.
Anna was awarded 2nd Prize in the RCM Lies Askonas Competition 2017. She is a three-time Britten-Pears Young Artist and alumna of the Internationale Händel-Akademie, Karlsruhe. Whilst at the Royal College of Music, Anna was a Drapers de Turckheim scholar and an Ian Evans Lombe Scholar supported by a Helen Marjorie Tonks Award. At Cambridge University, Anna was an inaugural scholar of the Pembroke Lieder Scheme, and a choral scholar with Trinity College Choir. Anna was also awarded the CD Broad visiting scholarship to Rice University, Houston, where she studied in 2012/13.