Anja Schlosser
Mezzo-soprano

Anja Schlosser studied singing at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Ingrid Mayr. She pursued her study of Lied with Wolfgang Holzmair, of Opera with Josef Wallnig and took part in master classes with Robert Holl, Julie Kaufmann, Lilian Sukis, Barbara Bonney and Angelika Kirschlager. She made her Salzburg Festival debut in 2006 in the role of Apollo in Mozart’s Apollo and Hyacinth, a role she performed again the following season in Darmstadt and in Seoul. From 2008 until 2011, she was a member of the Zurich Opera Company where she sang roles such as Olga in Eugene Onegin, Fiodor in Boris Godunov and Wellgunde and Siegrune in The Ring. She has also performed in Berne (Birgitta in The Dead City), at the Maestranza in Seville (Siegrune and Flosshilde), in Hamburg (Dryad in Ariadne auf Naxos) and in Essen (Olga, Rossweisse in Die Walküre. In 2012, at the Salzburg Festival, she sang Second Lady in The Magic Flute conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt. During the 2012-2013 season, she was a member of the Aalto-Theater Company in Essen where she sang Suzuki in Madam Butterfly, Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus and Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro.
She made her Paris Opera debut in the The Ring conducted by Philippe Jordan (Wellgunde and Schwertleite) and her Berlin Staatsoper debut in Parsifal as a Flowermaiden. She has also sung the role of Mary in The Flying Dutchman in Berlin and at the Hamburg Staatsoper.
Anja Schlosser also performs in concert at venues including the Frankfurt Alte Oper, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Liederhalle in Stuttgart, the Rheingoldhalle in Mayence, the Taipeh Concert Hall and has worked with conductors such as Hansjörg Albrecht, Helmut Rilling, Justus Franz, Dennis Russel Davies and Christoph Poppen.

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