Anna Huntley (Mezzo-soprano)
Born in Stockton-on-Tees, Anna studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music International Opera School. Awards during her studies include 3rd Prize at the Das Lied Competition in Berlin and the Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Vocal Fellowship at the Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition.
An outstanding lieder singer recent highlights include recitals at Wigmore Hall, the Palais Eschenbach, Klavierfest Herten, Bath and St. Magnus Festivals. She made her debut with the Wiener Symphoniker at the Konzerthaus, performed Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra (broadcast by Radio 3) and Haydn’s Harmoniemesse with the Oxford Philharmonic conducted by Andras Schiff.
Her operatic work over the last year has included taking the role of a Daughter in Philip Glass’s Akhnaten in a new production at ENO and covering the roles of Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte), Pauline (Queen of Spades) and the title role in The Way Back Home at ENO.
In 2016 Anna was featured as a ‘Rising Star’ in BBC Music Magazine.