Since her triumphant debut at the 2013 Salzburg Festival as Abigaille in Nabucco under the baton of Riccardo Muti, Anna Pirozzi has been considered one of the leading sopranos of the Italian dramatic repertory.
Some of her important recent engagements have included Tosca in Berlin (Deutsche Oper); Abigaille at the Palau de les Arts Valencia and at the Arena di Verona; Elisabetta I in Roberto Devereux at the ABAO Bilbao and Elvira in Ernani at Rome Opera conducted by Riccardo Muti.
Her exciting 2016 schedule includes house debuts at the Teatro alla Scala (Lucrezia Contarini in I due Foscari), the Bavarian State Opera Munich (Amelia in Un ballo in maschera), the Royal Opera House Covent Garden (Leonora in Il trovatore) and the San Francisco Opera (Maddalena in Andrea Chénier).
Il trovatore, Macerata 2016
U.S. debut in Andrea Chénier at the San Francisco Opera
On September 9, 2016 Anna Pirozzi will make her U.S. debut, singing Maddalena in the season opening premiere of Andrea Chénier at the San Francisco Opera. Anna will be joined by Yonghoon Lee in the title role and George Gagnidze as Carlo Gérard. Maestro Nicola Luisotti will conduct. The production is by David McVicar.
Il trovatore in Macerata
Following her triumph as Leonora in Il trovatore at the Royal Opera House London Anna Pirozzi will return to the Macerata Opera Festival to sing the same role in July and August 2016. In Francisco Negrin's staging and conducted by Daniel Oren / Francesco Ivan Ciampa Anna will sing three performances on July 31 and August 6 & 12:
Rave reviews on US debut, new interviews
"Riveting" (The Mercury News), "admirably sung" (The Berkeley Daily Planet) and "touching" (Bachtrack) - Anna Pirozzi is receiving rave reviews for her US debut as Maddalena in Andréa Chénier! Prior to the premiere Anna gave interviews for San Francisco Classical Voice and Coloraturafan.
Role debuts as La Wally and Adriana Lecouvreur, house debuts at the San Francisco Opera and at the Teatro Real Madrid and Abigaille in Nabucco at La Scala are only a few highlights of Anna Pirozzi's 2016/17 season. Check out the "Upcoming" page of this website to find out more!