Gorbachyova Anna

Was born in the Siberian town Shushenskoye in 1985. From September 2010 Anna is studying at the Royal Academy Opera in London where she was generously awarded a scholarship; her singing teachers are Lillian Watson and Audrey Hyland.

Anna’s operatic experience includes the following roles: Musetta in Puccini’s “La Bohème” in the Hungarian State Opera in December 2010, Zhou in the world premiere of “Kommilitonen!” by P.M. Davies at the Royal Academy Opera in March 2011, the title role in “La Calisto” by Cavalli at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music in August 2011, the role of Nymphe in the world premiere of the opera “Gogol” by L. Auerbach in Theatre an der Wien in November 2011, the Queen of the Night in «Die Zauberflöte» by Mozart at the Royal Academy Opera in March 2012, the title role in “Le Rossignol” by Stravinsky at the Lyon Opera House in April 2012.

Anna has won numerous awards including the First Prize and the Audience Prize at the First International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti in Innsbruck, Austria (August, 2010); the First Prize at the 42nd International Antonín Dvořák Vocal Competition in Czech Republic (November, 2007). Anna performed Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky at the 9th International Chamber Music Festival in Nuremberg in September 2010 as well as arias by Rameau at the Russian — French Festival “Four Centuries of French Music” conducted by Christophe Rousset in Kremlin, Moscow in October 2010.

In May 2011 she performed “Stabat Mater” by Boccherini for soprano solo in Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona with The Kammerorchester Berlin. Anna also enjoys the genre of oratorio and performed “Ein Deutches Requiem” by Brahms, numerous cantatas by Bach, Mass “Maria Theresa” by Haydn, “Petite Messe Solennelle” by Rossini, “A Sea Symphony” by Vaughan Williams etc.