Anna Stéphany


The mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany, who comes from an English-French family, graduated from King’s College and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with the Kathleen Ferrier Award. Following her first stage experiences at the National Opera Studio, she was a member of Zurich Opera’s ensemble from 2012 to 2015, where she continues to have an association. In the spring of 2018, she sang Idamante in a new production there of Mozart’s Idomeneo. She has also appeared as a Mozart singer at the Bavarian Staatsoper, the Glyndebourne Festival, and in Aix-en-Provence. One of her signature roles is Octavian in Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, with which she made her debut at the Royal Opera House in London. Most recently, in the summer of 2018, she performed at Glyndebourne in a production of Handel’s Giulio Cesare under William Christie. At the beginning of the year, Stéphany released her first solo album, Black Is the Colour, which includes works by Berio, Ravel, and de Falla.

July 2018