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Born in Naples, Anna Pirozzi began her vocal studies at the Music Institute of the Valle d'Aosta and perfected her studies at the “G. Verdi ” Conservatory in Turin.
Shortly after making her debut in 2012 at the Teatro Regio in Turin as Amelia (Un ballo in maschera), she was invited at the Salzburg Festival to sing Abigaille (Nabucco). Her many career highlights include Maddalena di Coigny (Andrea Chénier), title roles in Turandot, Aida, Tosca, Lucrezia Contarini (I due Foscari), Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana), Odabella (Attila), Elvira (Ernani), Imogene (Il Pirata), Lady Macbeth (Macbeth).
Last season she performed Lady Macbeth at the Vienna Staatsoper, the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Abigaille at Teatro Real in Madrid, Tosca (title role) at Royal Opera House Covent Garden and Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Turandot (title role) at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. She also sang Elvira (Ernani) at the Las Palmas Opera and performed in concerts in Trieste, Paris in I due Foscari and Ankara and Istanbul in gala concerts with tenor Murat Karahan.
Other recent engagements include Abigaille at Arena di Verona, and Vienna Staatsoper, Amelia at Teatro Real, Madrid and Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Manon Lescaut (title role) in Palermo, Lucrezia Contarini in Monte-Carlo and Lady Macbeth at the Vienna Staatsoper and in Las Palmas. On the concert platform her appearances included Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Ponichielli di Cremona, and Teatro Verdi di Salerno.
Season 2022/23 will see her debut at Opernhaus, Zurich as Abigaille, and her Paris Opera debut with a double appearance as the two Leonora (La Forza del destino and Il Trovatore) and at the Greek National Opera in the role of Medea. Other performances feature Turandot at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and the Teatro Real in Madrid, Il Trovatore in Bilbao, Tosca (title role) at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome and Macbeth at the Vienna Staatsoper.
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